Health (medical, dental, vision)

Required Health Care Reform Notices


Kaiser HMO Plan – (800) 464-4000

  • 2016 Group Numbers
    • 225543-1028 (Active)
    • 225543-3028(Retired)
    • COBRA Administered by SISC
  • 2015 Group Numbers
    • 104317-5200 (Part Time Faculty)

Anthem PPO Health Plan – (800) 825-5541, pharmacy (866)333-2757, Anthem Enrollment Guide (To search for Anthem PPO Providers: click here)

  • Group Numbers
    • 40795 – A (Active)
    • 40795 – L (Retiree or dependent under 65)
    • 40795 – R (Retiree and dependent over 65)
    • Administered by SISC
  • How to print a temporary ID card (Temporary ID Card Instructions)
    • Click the following link: Anthem PPO
    • Go to the gray member log in box in the upper right of the screen
    • Click “register now”
    • Click “I don’t have my identification number”
    • Create a member profile as requested
    • Log in with your newly created log in and password
    • Make sure you are on the “home” tab
    • Go to the resources box and print a temporary card


Delta Dental:  (866) 499-3001

Delta Preferred Option is for employees hired on or after January 1, 1996

Delta Premier is for employees hired before January 1, 1996


Vision Service Plan (VSP) – (800) 877-7195


EASE – Employee Assistance Service for Educators: (800) 722-EASE (3273)

Palomar College provides the EASE service, free of charge, to all employees and their family members. EASE is a professional, confidential service to help you resolve your personal or job-related problems. EASE specialists are licensed, trained therapists who will assess the nature of your problem(s) during one or several meetings with you, and assist with brief problem solving if appropriate. If ongoing assistance is necessary, referral options will be discussed with you. Any referral may involve charges which will be your responsibility. A brochure with more detailed information is available in Human Resources.  For more information, visit the EASE website.

For more information about benefits, please contact the Benefits Specialist at ext. 2889.