Open Enrollment is the Month of November
Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to consider your benefit needs and options and to make changes, if needed. ACERA’s Open Enrollment period is November 1 – November 30, 2014, and you can change your Kaiser Permanente or UnitedHealthcare medical plan and Delta Dental plan and add or drop medical, dental, and vision coverage for your eligible dependents. ACERA’s Open Enrollment for an individual medical plan through OneExchange is October 15 – December 7, 2014.
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When Will Your Enrollment or Changes Be Effective?
The plan year for Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare (retirees under 65) medical plans, all dental plans, and the vision plan is February 1 through January 31 the following year. If you enroll in a plan or make changes during the 2014 Open Enrollment period, your changes become effective on the first day of the plan year, February 1, 2015, and will be in effect through January 31, 2016.
The plan year for individual Medicare medical plans, through OneExchange is January 1 – December 31. If you enroll in a plan or make changes during the 2014 Open Enrollment period, your changes become effective on the first day of the plan year, January 1, 2015, and will be in effect through December 31, 2015.
For more information on ACERA’s healthcare plans and how to enroll, please review our 2015 Retiree Enrollment Guide. This annual guide provides information about the ACERA-sponsored health plans available to retired members, non-member payees (e.g., surviving spouses/ domestic partners), and their eligible dependents. It includes details about medical, dental, and vision plan premiums and subsidies, changes to coverage options, and dependent documentation requirements.
For new healthcare plan premiums of the 2015 plan year, see our healthcare premiums charts.
Enrollment Forms for Group Plans
Enrolling in a OneExchange Medicare Plan
To enroll in an individual plan through OneExchange, call OneExchange at 1-888-427-8730 or visit medicare.oneexchange.com/acera.