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FAQs for school administrators

The following frequently asked questions (FAQs) help you understand the SEBB Program and how it affects your school district, educational service district, or charter school.

Questions about corona virus and eligibility during school closures? See Information about novel corona virus (COVID-19).

No. Their eligibility for Apple Health for Kids with premiums (CHIP) coverage will end at their next review, even if you waive their enrollment in SEBB coverage. Children of employees with access to a publicly funded health plan such as the SEBB Program are not eligible for Apple Health for Kids with premiums (CHIP) coverage. Learn more about Apple Health eligibility for children.

Yes, Social Security numbers (SSN) or Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITIN) are required. If a dependent does not yet have an SSN or ITIN, they can begin benefits, but the dependent’s record must be updated with an SSN/ITIN as soon as possible after issuance.

SEBB My Account, the online enrollment system, is only available in English for now. However, non-English speakers can use paper forms to enroll in SEBB. Print publications and enrollment forms are available in additional languages upon request. Additional supported languages include: Amharic, Burmese, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Laotian, Oromo, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tigrigna, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. For more information visit the language access page.

No. You must notify your payroll or benefits office of address changes. They will update your addresses through SEBB My Account. You can update your email and phone number through SEBB My Account.