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Benefits Choice FY2018


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This year's Benefits Choice period runs from May 1st - May 31st.

This year's Benefits Choice has few changes. There are a couple items worth noting:

  • No paper forms...benefits enrollment/changes online through MyBenefits Marketplace: https://mybenefits.illinois.gov 
  • MyBenefits Marketplace open-enrollment training resources
  • Coventry Health Care's name has changed to Aetna for HMO/OAP.
  • Quality Care Health Plan (QCHP) will transition from Cigna to Aetna (pending litigation)
  • Premiums have not changed for full-time employees. However, part-time employee premiums will increase. 
  • Re-enrollment is required for continued participation. If currently enrolled, please review your annual contribution amount to determine if it still meets your needs. 
    • MCAP maximum contribution amount increased to $2,600; $500 maximum rollover remains.

You can also review EIU's Benefits Choice Flyer for 2018 here.


Benefits Choice is the time to make changes to your insurance selections.

Add or drop dependents, add or drop health and dental coverage, change your health insurance provider, and more!


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Previously enrolled members will be re-enrolled automatically! New members can sign up now!

Flexible Spending Accounts

Save money by getting medical, dental, or dependent care expenses out of your check tax free with a ConnectYourCare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)!