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Open Enrollment Period for Health Benefits Runs Through Oct. 12

Published: October 1, 2009

The open enrollment period for health and dental insurance, flexcash, health and dependent care reimbursement account changes will be Sept. 14-Oct. 12. Changes made during this period will become effective on Jan. 1, 2010.

Because of CalPERS and other state restrictions, requests received after Oct. 12 cannot be accepted. It’s important to note that the dependent and health care reimbursement plans require re-enrollment every year, even if an employee wishes to continue the same contribution amount. Current participants must complete a new enrollment form annually.

The annual Health Benefits Fair will be held from 12-2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, outside Room 344 on the third floor patio area of Brotman Hall. Representatives from CalPERS Health, Delta Dental, Delta Care USA, Vision Service Plan, California Casualty, Orange County Teachers Credit Union, Long Beach Credit Union, Sanders and Associates, Standard Insurance, CalPERS Home Loan programs, and the university’s Housing and Relocation Resource Center will be present to answer questions during the fair.

Additionally, representatives from the 403(b) fund sponsors Fidelity, ING, MetLife, TIAA/CREF and VALIC (formerly AIG Retirement), will be available. Health insurance information will also be provided for CSULB Foundation employees.

Please review your plans carefully; premium rates and co-payments are subject to change. Look for CalPERS open enrollment material mailings this month. If you do not receive information from CalPERS, open enrollment packets will be available in Benefits Services beginning Monday, Sept. 14.