Open enrollment runs until May 15

If you’re looking to make changes to your healthcare plan for the upcoming fiscal year, your chance to do so starts today. 

Colorado’s open enrollment starts today and runs through May 15, 2017.

open-enrollmentOpen enrollment period is the one time of year when workers can make changes to their Health/Life/Dental policies.

If you are happy with your coverage, you do not need to make any changes, your current plan choices will roll over into the next plan year, unless you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA). 

If you hava a FSA or would like to make changes to your coverage, you have until May 15 to make updates your plan. 

Please note: open enrollment at the University of Colorado (all campuses) runs through May 12. 

It appears that only CU has its own Open Enrollment deadline, but if you work at a higher education institution, please check with your Human Resources department to make sure you don’t miss the deadline for healthcare coverage. 

Health & Dental premiums

Three of the four available healthcare plans have had changes to the premiums cost: two are increasing slightly and one is decreasing. There are no changes to the cost of the dental plan premiums. 

You can see the cost differences in the matrix on the right. healthcare premium rate comparison 16-17 vs 17-18 matrix

You have until May 15 to make changes to your healthcare plan, so take a moment to review your options today.

If you have any questions about open enrollment or benefit plans, please contact your department’s benefit administrator (link at the very bottom of the page). 

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