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Benefits Choice 2018



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Benefits Choice 2018

May 1st to May 31st

Benefits Choice 2018 Booklet

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

  • Add or drop dependents
  • Add or drop health and dental coverage
  • Change health insurance provider

This year's Benefit Choice period runs from May 1st to May 31st. Changes are effective July 1st.

There are a few updates worth noting for this year's Benefits Choice.

No Paper Forms

  • Benefit enrollment and changes will be done online through MyBenefits Marketplace.

Name Change

  • Coventry Health Care's name has been changed to Aetna. This includes HMO and OAP plans.
  • Quality Care Health Plan (QCHP) will transition from Cigna to Aetna pending on litigation.

Premium Changes

  • Monthly premiums have not changed for full-time employees. However, part-time employee monthly premiums will increase.

Sick Leave Bank

  • If you are previously enrolled in the Sick Leave Bank, you will be re-enrolled automatically. New members can sign up on PAWS during the Benefits Choice period.

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • To sign up or re-enroll for a Flexible Spending Account, you can do so during the Benefits Choice period through MyBenefits.