2019 Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment STARTS:     Thursday, November 1, 2018

Open Enrollment ENDS:         Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Open Enrollment is your ONLY opportunity to make changes to your benefit selections, unless you encounter a life changing/qualifying event.  If you experience a life changing/qualifying event, you have 30 days to make a change.

 

As a reminder, this Open Enrollment period does NOT include health insurance.  A separate Open Enrollment period will be held in May 2019 for health insurance changes to be effective July 1, 2019.

 

IF YOU ARE NOT MAKING ANY CHANGES & DO NOT WANT A BENNY CARD OR TO ENROLL IN AN FSA FOR 2019, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DO ANYTHING.

 

Open Enrollment for 2019 will be conducted and submitted electronically for the following benefits:

  • Benny Card for Plan Year 2019 (Must re-enroll if you want a Benny Card in 2019)
  • Dental Insurance (Change coverage, including add/drop)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for Plan Year 2019 (Must re-enroll if you want to Flex in 2019)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance (Change your LTD tax preference)

BENNY CARD:  The Benny Card is an optional ANNUAL election. 

  • If you want to continue using your Benny Card for 2019, an enrollment form is required each year.  Even if you currently have a Benny Card, your card will be cancelled unless you electronically complete and submit a new enrollment form by clicking on the link entitled “Benny Card Enrollment Form”
  • New cards will not be mailed out, unless your current card has a 2019 expiration date listed on the card, so please keep your current card. 
  • The district does not have access to your HRA account balances, please contact EBC directly or go to the EBC website to log in to obtain balances.
  • As a reminder, since the Benny card is an optional benefit, a $20.00 fee will be deducted directly from your HRA account for the Plan Year 2019.

DELTA DENTAL INSURANCE:  There will be a rate increase for dental premiums for 2019.  Please refer to the “Rate Sheet Final 2018- 2019” link to review the dental rates.  If you would like to make a change to your dental plan, you must complete the electronic change form by clicking on the link entitled “Delta Dental Change Form”.

 

FLEX SPENDING ACCOUNT (FSA):  The Flexible Spending Account is an optional ANNUAL election.

  • If you wish to enroll in the FSA for Plan Year 2019, you MUST complete an electronic enrollment form by clicking on the link entitled Flex Spending Election Form”
  • Even if you currently have the flex plan, your contributions will STOP unless a new form is electronically completed and submitted by the deadline.  There will be no exceptions. 

LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) INSURANCE:  If you would like to change the tax preference on your LTD premium, please complete the electronic “Long-Term Disability Insurance Form” link. 

  • Please do not call or email asking what you currently have as your tax preference.  You can complete a new form and that form will supersede any previous forms.

Open Enrollment for 2019 requiring hard copy form submission:

  • Life Insurance (Increase supplemental coverage, add dependent coverage
  • Life Insurance (Change beneficiary)

LIFE INSURANCE:  The District is pleased to announce that there will not be a rate increase for 2019.  Please refer to the “Rate Sheet Final 2018-2019” link to review life insurance rates.

  • If you would like to increase the supplemental portion of your life insurance coverage or add dependent coverage, please download, print and complete the “Evidence of Insurability Form” located under the “Miscellaneous Forms” link. 
  • Now is also a great time to update your beneficiary information.  If you would like to update your beneficiary information, please download, print and complete the “Change of Beneficiary Form (MNL)” located under the “Miscellaneous Forms” link. 
  • Please do not call or email asking who you currently have on file.  You can complete a new form and that form will supersede any previous beneficiary information.

IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

  • Delta Dental – (800) 862-6042
  • Educator Benefit Consultants (EBC) -  (855) 369-5518

 

2019 Open Enrollment Forms

Benny Card Enrollment Form 2019

Delta Dental Change Form 2019

Flex Spending (FSA) Election Form 2019

Long Term Disability Insurance Tax Form 2019

 

Informational Links

Flexible Spending Information

2019 Dental Comparison

COBRA General Notice of Cobra Continuation

HIPAA

Rate Sheet

 

Miscellaneous Forms

Change of Beneficiary Form (MNL)

Evidence of Insurabililty Form