Please use the gray buttons on the left for each benefit - medical, dental, life, disability, FSAs, COBRA - to find plan information for the upcoming FY 2012-13 plan year.
Key Information for Open Enrollment and the FY 2012-13 Plan Year
- Passive Open Enrollment - The FY 2012-13 open enrollment will be PASSIVE, meaning that for employees who do not participate in open enrollment, current coverage choices, including medical and dental, will roll over into the next plan plan year, EXCEPT for Flexibile Spending Accounts (FSAs), which must be actively chosen by an employee.
- Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts (HCFSAs) Reduced Annual Maxium Contribution - Employees who wish to choose a healthcare FSA should be aware that the annual maximum contribution for FY 2012-13 is reduced to $2500. Note that the Dependent Care FSA annual maximum contribution will remain at $5000.
- More In-Network Dentists - In FY 2012-13, the number of Delta Dental in-network providers throughout the state will increase. In addition to Delta's PPO dentists, beginning July 1, 2012, Delta's Premier dentists will also be recognized as in-network providers.
- Kaiser Permanente Moves North - Kaiser Permanente of Colorado is expanding its operations into northern Colorado for the FY 2012-13 plan year. State employees in the Kaiser Northern Colorado service area zip codes will now be eligible for the State's two Kaiser options. For more information, see the March 2012 issue of HealthLine.
More Benefits Information
HealthLine - The Employee Benefits Newsletter
Enroll/Change Your Benefits - link to State's online Benefits Administration System (BAS)
Your department's HR/Benefits personnel
Instructions for Online Enrollment
What do "Pre-tax" and "After tax" mean?
Glossary of Insurance Terms
Salary Reduction Plan
For more information about Benefits contact the DPA Benefits Unit .
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