​​​​​​​​Santa Monica Community College District offers medical coverage to the various employee groups at the District. Eligibility and premium rates vary by employee groups.

Classified Employees, Classified Managers, Confidential Employees, Police Officers, Academic Administrators & Full-tim​e Faculty:

Employees eligbile for CalPERS health benefits have PPO and HMO options for medical coverage.

CalPERS - Your Health Plan Details

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CalPERS Medical Plan Contact Information

Plan WebsiteMember Services
PERSCare, PERS Choice, & PERS Select PPO ​Plans(877) 737-7776; or
(818) 234-5141 (Outside of US)
TTY: (818) 234-3547
Anthem Blue Cross Select & Traditional HMO Plans(855) 839-4524
TTY: (866) 333-4823
Blue Shield Access Plus HMO Plan(800) 334-5847
TTY: (800) 241-1823 or
65 Plus TTY: (800) 794-1099
Health Net Salud Y Mas & SmartCare HMO Plans(888) 926-4921
TTY: (888) 926-5003
Kaiser Permanente HMO Plan(800) 464-4000
TTY: (800) 777-1370
United HealthCare HMO Plan(877) 359-3714
TTY: (877) 359-3714 (voice)
Dial "711" for TTY
Optum RX Prescriptions Drugs(855) 505-8110
TTY: Dial 711

Adjunct Faculty & Project Managers:

Adjunct Faculty and Project Managers have a HMO option for medical coverage through Kaiser Permanente.

Plan WebsiteMember Services
Kaiser Permanente(800) 464-4000
TTY: (800) 777​-1370

Employee Notices

For additional information or if you have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources:

​Alysha LaScalza
Employee Benefits Specialist
(310) 434-4523 / lascalza_alysha@smc.edu

Lugina Rogers
HR Analyst-Leaves & Benefits
(310) 434-4060 / rogers_lugina@smc.edu