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, accidental death & dismemberment, critical 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 new plan year, the County received a 6.9% decrease in medical premiums, a 2.1% increase in dental premiums, and 0% in vision premiums. The changes in premium amounts will be on your December 10, 2021 paycheck. All new enrollments or changes in coverage made during the annual Open Enrollment period will be effective on January 1, 2022.
NEW HEALTH BENEFIT OPTION!
MASA MTS (Medical Transport Solutions)
Each year the predictability of the number of emergent and non-emergent transports in a given group is relatively up and down like a roller coaster. MASA MTS provides an affordable solution to close this crucial gap. The rates are $10 per employee per month for the Emergent Plus plan and if employees want to upgrade to the Platinum plan it is an additional $25 or (total $35 monthly).
For more information and to enroll, check out MASA MTS.