Your personalized Benefits Statement and a 2010 Benefits Guide will be mailed to your home starting August 31, 2009. Remember, your benefits statement will only detail the State sponsored benefits in which you are currently enrolled. It will not include information on University sponsored benefits such as Long Term Disability. Also, please note that HR will not be mailing HMO or supplemental plan packets via interoffice mail. In the coming weeks, all brochures will be available via the HR Benefits website and will also be available on the People First website.
This year's Open Enrollment period begins September 14th and runs through October 9th.
During this time, you will be able to enroll in, change, or cancel your health insurance, life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts and state sponsored supplemental insurance benefits.
Employees will have three ways to enroll in, change, or cancel their benefit elections for Plan Year 2010:
- People First Service Center Enrollment - Service Center Specialists can be reached at 1-866-663-4735 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Eastern Time.
- Paper Enrollment Forms – You can request forms from a People First Service Center Specialist by calling 1-866-663-4735 or access enrollment forms online on the People First website.
Due to an anticipated high volume of system activity during Open Enrollment, we encourage employees not to wait to the last minute to make their 2010 Plan Year benefit changes.
Remember, the choices you make during Open Enrollment will take effect January 1, 2010 and remain in effect through December 31, 2010, unless you experience a 'qualifying status change' event.
You should consider your needs and available benefit options carefully in order to make the best possible choices for the 2010 Plan Year.