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Employee Benefits

APS offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and their families.

Benefits Quick Links

Employee Benefits COVID-19 Updates

Covid-19 Related Leave Guidance

Guidance is located on the Employee Intranet (requires VPN) or on the Extended Leaves webpage.

Information specific to COVID-19

  • All testing, vaccinations, AND treatment for COVID-19 related conditions will be paid at 100% under all of the APS medical plans. This means there will be no co-payment, deductible, or coinsurance that will apply to these services. Please seek care for yourself and your family if needed.
  • The New Mexico Department of Health has established a Coronavirus Hotline: (855) 600-3453.

For employees on leave, participants on COBRA, and those with retiree life insurance

Please make all payments by mail. Our mailing address is:

Albuquerque Public Schools
Attention: Employee Benefits Department
PO Box 25704
Albuquerque NM, 87125-0704

For employees planning to retire this year

  • As of Dec. 21, 2021: This process is being updated. The new process will be posted soon.
  • Based on New Mexico Educational Retirement Board guidelines, employees who plan to work through the balance of the 2021-2022 school year are considered July 1 retirees.

Benefits Information

Important True Health Updates

  • True Health New Mexico has notified APS that they are exiting the New Mexico health insurance market after Dec. 31, 2022.  Due to this change, APS will no longer accept new enrollments into the True Health plan effective May 1, 2022.  Employees and dependents who are already enrolled on the True Health plan will continue on that plan through Dec. 31, 2022 (or through the date they are no longer eligible for APS coverage, if that date precedes Dec. 31, 2022). 
  • The APS group number with True Health New Mexico changed effective Jan. 1, 2022. The new group number is GTAPS01. Our previous group number was NMHCAPS. True Health New Mexico also assigned new member ID numbers to all members. The new member ID number is shown on your 2022 ID card, which True Health mailed directly to employees’ home in December 2021.  

2022 Medical Plan Contact Information

Many questions about your benefits can be answered by the carriers:

2022 Other Benefit Plan Contact Information

Transparency in Coverage Rule: Machine-Readable Files

The links below lead to machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule. These files include negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data. Some of the files are compressed using .gzip format, which may require a tool for opening.

Important Notices:

  • As required by the Transparency in Coverage Rule, these links will be live on July 1, 2022.
  • On July 1, 2022, Presbyterian Health Plan (PHP) notified
    Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) that they are experiencing
    technical issues with their system administrator. The PHP
    machine readable files will not be available on July 1, 2022. Once
    PHP resolves this issue and APS receives the link to the files,
    that link will be posted to this website.

Links to Machine-Readable Files

Contact Information

Main Phone: (505) 889-4859
Fax: (505) 889-4882
Email: employee.benefits@aps.edu

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 25704 Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 115 East and 120 East Albuquerque, NM 87110 Map