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Insurance changes accepted Oct. 10 to Oct. 28

October 6, 2011

Photo of file folders for insurance, dental/medical, receipts, etc.Central Management Services has announced a Special Enrollment Period that will allow employees to switch their insurance coverage if they so desire.

During the Special Enrollment Period, from Monday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 28, members wishing to change their health plan must complete the Special Enrollment Form, available on the benefits website, sign it and return it to their Group Insurance Representative or Human Resources Services no later than Friday, Oct. 28.

Members cannot add or drop dependents during this Special Enrollment Period nor may active state employees enroll in MCAP or change their MCAP election at this time. Also, members will be required to meet any and all deductibles under the new health plan (prescription and medical) regardless of whether the deductibles had already been met under the previous health plan.

For more information regarding plans available, managed care plan availability by county and the cost of coverage, refer to the FY2012 Benefit Choice Options booklet on the benefits website.