What should I do BEFORE open enrollment?
- Log on to Employee Online to verify your employee contact information (contact information, beneficiaries, etc.) and emergency contact.
- Obtain marriage or birth certificates if adding dependents to your coverage.
- If dropping health insurance for other coverage, ensure you have proof of coverage (medical card, enrollment form or other verifiable proof.)
- Calculate flexible spending needs for the new year. Divide by 24 for your per paycheck deduction.
What can I do DURING open enrollment?
- Enroll, change, or drop medical and/or dental & vision coverage.
- Add, change or drop depedents.
- Enroll in flexible spending accounts (medical reimbursement and dependent care).
- Review and update your life insurance beneficiary (can be done at any time).
- Enroll in voluntary products such as additional life, accident, short-term disability, accidential death & dismemberment, criticla care, or cancer.
What must I do DURING open enrollment?
- Re-enroll for Cash-in-Lieu (CIL) if you wish to continue to participate. This must be done every year.
- Re-enroll in the Flexible Spending accounts (FSA) if you wish to continue to participate.
For the 2018 plan year, the County received a 3.94% increase in medical premiums, a -5.3% decrease in dental premiums, and 0% in vision premiums. The changes in premium amounts will be on your December 14, 2018 paycheck. All new enrollments or changes in coverage made during the annual Open Enrollment period will be effective on January 1, 2019.
BELOW ARE A FEW HIGHLIGHTS OF NEW SERVICES OFFERED TO OUR EMPLOYEES
Anthem Blue Cross offers LIVEHEALTH ONLINE.
Anthem Blue Cross now offers enhanced surgery benefits through CARRUM HEALTH.
Anthem Blue Cross offers a 16-week lifestyle change program through SOLERA4ME for a Diabetes Preventions Program (DPP)