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Welcome To The Insurance Department


The Lafayette Parish School System offers a variety of insurance coverages. The School System's health plan is self-insured with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana acting as our third party administrator. 

Employees who enroll in the district's High Deductible Health Plan may also enroll in a Health Savings Account through payroll deduction. We also offer a flexible spending plan for out-of-pocket health care expenses and dependent child care expenses, a benefit administered by First Financial Group of America.   

Employees of the school system receive a term life insurance policy with UNUM in the amount of $10,000 for FREE. They may purchase additional coverage up to a maximum of $50,000 in addition to the basic amount.

The following voluntary benefits are available through First Financial Group of America (FFGA).  For information on these benefits, visit FFGA's web site .

                Dental insurance

                  Disability insurance

                  Long Term Care insurance

                  Cancer, Heart, Stroke, and Intensive Care insurance

                  Vision coverage

                  Legal Protecion and Identity Theft Protection


403(b)plans which are individualized retirement plans in addition to Teachers Retirement are offered through various vendors.

The employee's share of the cost for all of the benefits mentioned above are deducted monthly from the employee's paycheck.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at insurance@lpssonline.com