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, 2017, 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, 2017.
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November 1 –
November 30, 2017
February 1, 2018 –
January 31, 2019
October 15 –
December 7, 2017
January 1 –
December 31, 2018
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 2017 Open Enrollment period, your changes become effective on the first day of the plan year, February 1, 2018, and will be in effect through January 31, 2019.
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 2017 Open Enrollment period, your changes become effective on the first day of the plan year, January 1, 2018, and will be in effect through December 31, 2018.
Open Enrollment Packet
All ACERA retirees and payees will receive the 2018 Open Enrollment Packet in the mail in the next two weeks. If you’d like to review the materials early, you can review them by clicking on these links:
Making Your OneExchange Reimbursements Easier Flyer (for OneExchange enrollees)
If you’re planning on making changes to your Kaiser Permanente, Delta Dental, and/or VSP plans, use these enrollment forms: