Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review your UC benefits to make sure you have the best coverage for 2016. While there aren’t major benefits changes in store for 2016, there will be come changes, including a few benefits enhancements.
Here are some highlights for 2016:
UC has worked hard to maintain a full range of quality medical plan and pricing choices for employees, and to control costs as health insurance costs nationwide continue to rise. Next year, many employees will see less than a $6 monthly premium increase. View 2016 rates for employees.
All UC’s current medical plans will be available in 2016, and UC has added several programs to improve your care.
UC makes sure you are covered for dental and vision care, and again these plans will be free to you and your family.
Due to the Affordable Care Act, benefits eligibility will be calculated differently, and some employees not previously eligible for benefits will be eligible beginning January, 2016. More details about what the ACA means for you.
The ARAG Legal Plan is open for enrollment. There will be no rate changes and the plan is very affordable, with a monthly cost of $10 to $15, depending on the eligible family members you choose to cover.
Explore this website to find more information about these changes and your benefits plans. Then, log into your personal account on At Your Service Online to make your changes. You have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, to make changes.
Changes you make during Open Enrollment are effective Jan. 1, 2016.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Open Enrollment is the time for employees to enroll or re-enroll in a Flexible Spending Account — the Health FSA and/or the DepCare FSA. The Health FSA now includes a feature that lets you carry over unused funds to the next plan year. Read more about FSAs »
The legal plan is open this year, with credit monitoring and identity theft protection among its features. Dental and vision plans again are free to employees and family members. Read all the details here: