September 2016: Don’t Miss 2017 Benefits Information

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It’s hard to believe, but Open Enrollment for 2017 Benefits is quickly approaching. We will be sending out important communciation over the next few months, and don’t want you to miss any of it!

When is Open Enrollment?

Open Enrollment for 2017 benefits will be Nov. 3 through Nov. 17, 2016. Re-enrollment is required this year.

What is Open Enrollment?

This is your annual opportunity to add or drop dependents and select different plans that best meet you and/or your family’s needs. Your next opportunity to change benefits will be November 2017 unless you experience a qualified status change as defined by the IRS.

Re-enrollment is required for 2017 benefits. If you do not go online during open enrollment to confirm your benefits, you will only have Basic Life, Basic AD&D, and Basic LTD coverage in 2017.

How do I update my mailing address?

To make sure you receive your 2017 open enrollment information,

  • Log-on to Click My Personal Info at the top in the middle of the page. Verify your contact information is correct.
  • Please Note: If you have filed a change of address with the Post Office, materials will be re-directed based on the current address the post office has on file for you.

If you have forgotten your password to, don’t worry. It is very easy to reset by clicking the link below the log-in fields.

Check the following items to ensure it is all up to date:

  • Your home mailing address
  • Your email account
  • Your emergency contacts

When will 2017 benefits information be provided?

Benefits Open Enrollment info will be mailed to your home in mid-October.

When do changes made during open enrollment take effect?

Elections made during Open Enrollment will be effective on January 1, 2017.

Do I have to re-enroll to have benefits next year?

Yes, if you want benefits next year, you have to confirm each benefit online during the open enrollment period.