Death
If your spouse dies

Within 31 days of the death of your spouse, contact Benefits Outlook to change coverage for you and/or your dependents. Call 866-222-KISD (5473) between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. weekdays, or 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays, excluding holidays, or click the Enroll button on the home page Quick Links.

 

Drop coverage for your spouse:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Spouse life

  • Cancer care

 

Add, drop, increase or decrease coverage:

  • Supplemental life and AD&D

  • Child

  • Disability

  • Personal legal plan

 

Add coverage if you or your dependents were covered under your spouse's plan:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

 

Change contribution amount:

  • Health care FSA

  • Dependent day care FSA

 

You may need to submit evidence of insurability for some changes. Changes are effective the first day of the month after the death of your spouse.

 

Survivor’s benefits

If your spouse was covered under Katy ISD’s spouse life plan, contact the Katy ISD Risk Management office at 281-396-2241.

If your dependent child dies

Within 31 days of the death of your child, contact Benefits Outlook to change coverage for you, your spouse and/or your dependents. Call 866-222-KISD (5473) between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CST weekdays, and 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays, or click the Enroll button on the home page Quick Links. 

 

Drop coverage for your deceased child:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Child life

  • Cancer care

 

Change contribution amount:

  • Health care FSA

  • Dependent day care FSA

  

Survivor’s benefits

If your child was covered under Katy ISD’s child life plan, contact the Katy ISD Risk Management office at 281-396-2241.

 

If you die

Your family’s coverage continues until the end of the month in which you die. To continue coverage beyond that date, your family can obtain health coverage through the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). For more information, your family can call Benefits Outlook at 866-222-KISD (5473). 

 

If your spouse is covered in the cancer care plan, they can continue coverage on an individual billing basis after filling out a change in ownership form and paying premiums directly to United Teacher Associates.

 

Survivor's benefits

After your death, your life insurance is paid to your designated beneficiary. Your beneficiary should contact the Katy ISD Risk Management office at 281-396-2241.

For any benefits question or concern, including 24/7 Nurse Line access, one call does it all.
Call us at 866-222-KISD (5473)