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Benefits Open Enrollment, Sept 11 – Oct 6 (noon)

To: All Current Benefits-Eligible CSU, Chico (State) Employees
From: Human Resources Service Center - Benefits Unit
Re: Benefits Open Enrollment Period fpr 2017

Visit the Benefits Open Enrollment website for important plan changes and for what’s new for 2018.

Choose Well, Live Well, Be Well!

Benefits Open Enrollment forms can only be accepted between Monday, September 11 and noon, Friday, October 6, 2017.

What's New and What You Need to Know

  • Open enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to evaluate and make necessary changes to your benefit programs. It is an opportune time to view health costs and plan changes to decide what best fits your needs. If you do nothing, your medical, dental, and vision enrollment will continue into the 2018 plan year.
  • 2018 Health Plan Rates and Plan Changes
    • Most benefit premiums have decreased for 2018!
  • The Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts and Health Care Reimbursement Accounts) require annual re-enrollment.
  • New VSP Premier Plan
    • The CSU will continue to provide basic vision insurance automatically to eligible employees and their families at no cost to the employee.
    • Effective January 1, 2018, employees will have the option to purchase the VSP Premier Plan, an enhancement to the basic vision insurance plan. This plan offers a higher level of benefits for lenses, contacts and frames each calendar year, with minimal premium costs.
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    • Ability to enroll/cancel enrollment only during Open Enrollment
  • All employees who currently use the ASIFlex Benny Master Card for the Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA) will be issued the new ASIFlex Visa Debit Card in January 2018.

What Plans Do I Currently Have?

Visit your Benefits Summary to view your current Medical, Dental, Vision, and FlexCash, along with any covered dependents, employer paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability (LTD) enrollments. Visit the Self Service Benefits Information page for more information.

Need Help?

Campus Resources

  • Visit the Benefits Open Enrollment website for important plan changes and for what’s new for 2018.
  • Review the NEW Open Enrollment FAQ
  • For specific questions or to schedule an appointment with a Benefits representative, email benefits@csuchico.edu or call the campus Benefits office at 898.5436
  • Visit the Benefits office during our Walk-in times (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:00am – 11:00am) throughout the Open Enrollment period.
  • Enroll and attend an Open Enrollment Informational Session - active employees only