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October 08, 2014

Open Enrollment 2015

Open enrollment components:

  • Health care plan
  • Dental plan
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts (HSA)
  • Life insurance

All benefit-eligible faculty and staff members must complete open enrollment for 2015. Health care plan coverage, FSA elections, and HSA elections will not roll over into 2015. You must complete the open enrollment process.

You must:

  • Elect health care plan coverage for 2015 or choose to waive coverage
  • Elect a health care FSA or HSA if you wish to contribute for 20151
  • Elect a dependent care FSA if you wish to have an account for 20151

Current dental plan coverage and current optional life insurance coverage will roll over into 2015.

This is your annual opportunity to:

  • Elect or change dental plan coverage1
  • Elect or change optional life insurance coverage without proof of good health2

Visit the Benefits Office website,, to view the 2015 open enrollment materials, including a schedule of informational sessions.

1 Annual Open Enrollment is the primary time you can enroll or make changes to your Health Care Plan and Dental Plan options and FSA or HSA contributions. Outside of Open Enrollment, you can only enroll in or change your Health Care Plan options, Dental Plan options, and FSA contributions or add/remove eligible dependents to/from your Health Care Plan and/or Dental Plan if you have a qualifying event or a HIPAA special enrollment period.

2 You must provide evidence of insurability if you have previously been declined for coverage by Securian Life.

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Look for materials coming to your home the week of October 13.

Get ready for open enrollment and learn about the 2015 plans—attend one of the presentations beginning the week of Oct. 13.

Have your questions answered at open enrollment sessions with Aetna, Excellus, Securian Life, the Benefits Office, Accountable Health Partners, and YOURhealth partners during the weeks of Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.

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