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Health Care and Insurance


A broad review of the Human Resource Operational Guidelines is in process, and the online reference is not currently available.  If you have a question requiring an immediate answer, please contact the location Human Resources Office or Talent Central for assistance.

DCCCD offers many types of insurance for our employees. Get general information regarding our health and dental, short and long-term disability, and other insurance benefits - HealthSelect of Texas:

Health Insurance Plan

  • Get general information about health insurance benefits overview and rates through ERS. 

    • Full-Time Employees and Retiree Health Benefits & Dental Rates (myPortal)
    • Adjunct Faculty Health Benefits and Dental Rates (myPortal)
    • Members of the chancellor's cabinet are provided with comprehensive physical and DCCCD will reimburse the difference in cost between insurance coverage and the actual cost for an annual comprehensive physical exam for each cabinet member.
    See our ERS and DCCCD Carrier Contact List (myPortal) for contact information and their website for our healthcare carriers (United Healthcare, Humana and other).

    Dental Insurance Plan


    Prescription Drug Plan


    TexFlex Spending Accounts:

    • Texflex is a way to use pre-tax savings dollars to cover eligible health care expenses.  Calculate the benefit of enrolling in TexFlex.

    Optional Term Life Insurance Plan:

    Minnesota Life Insurance Company website.  

    • Optional Term Life Insurance - Supplemental life insurance provided up to 4 x the employee's annual salary.
    • Dependent Term Life - Optional to purchase

      $5,000 in Term Life
      $5,000 in Accidental Life and dismemberment

    • Voluntary AD&D - Additional Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance can be purchased.


    Workers Compensation:

    • Workers Compensation pays medical bills and replaces some lost wages (70 percent) for employees who are injured at work or who have a work-related disease or illness.


    Disability Insurance Plan:

    Aon Hewitt (effective Sept. 1, 2013) - website:

    • Short-term Disability Insurance - coverage if employee becomes totally disabled.  It covers 66 percent of your monthly income after a waiting period.
    • Long-term Disability Insurance - This provides protection from loss of income up to 60 percent.  A waiting period of 180 consecutive days must be satisfied before disability benefits become payable.

    Leave Without Pay with Benefits:

    • Continuation of benefits provides for the extension of an employee's health coverage during a period of leave without pay.

    Exit Interview - Continuation Coverage (COBRA):

    • COBRA insurance allows an employee to temporarily extend their health and dental coverage at the group rates at their own expense.
    • COBRA Premium Rates (myPortal)
      Exit Interview 
    • HIPAA overview, background and procedures

    Previous Retired Employees:

    • Guidelines for Previous Employees Requesting Retiree Benefits when they meet the ERS Group Benefits Program
    • Retiree Health Benefits Plan Highlights

    Death of an Employee:

    DCCCD has procedures for life insurance benefits and final payroll in the event of a death of an employee.

    Medicare-Related Links

    Eligible for Medicare? Here are helpful Medicare-related links (myPortal)
    ERS/DCCCD Contact Carrier Links (myPortal)


    Can’t find what you’re looking for? Please contact George Lawson (x1507) with your questions and concerns about your insurance.