Non-Unit Dental Open Enrollment: October 1 – November 16, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Open enrollment for the Non-Unit Health and Welfare Fund Dental Plan is October 1 – November 16, 2018 for coverage changes effective January 1, 2019.

There are no changes to the Non-Unit dental insurance coverage or premiums for plan year starting January 1, 2019.

·        If enrolled in the plan, you will be automatically re-enrolled for Non-Unit dental insurance coverage unless you submit a Non-Unit Dental Insurance Open Enrollment/Change Form to Human Resources* cancelling coverage or removing a dependent from your plan.

·        If you wish to discontinue coverage effective January 1, 2018 or enroll for coverage effective January 1, 2018, please complete and return the Non-Unit Dental Insurance Open Enrollment/Change Form to UMass Human Resources.*

Open enrollment forms must be received at the Human Resources Employee Service Center (room 325 Whitmore Administration Building, open M-F, 8:30a-5:00pm; opening at 10:45 October 17, 2018) by 5pm on Friday, November 16, 2018. Non-Unit dental insurance contributions are payroll deducted twice each month, one month prior to the month of coverage. The first deduction for January 2019 Non-Unit dental insurance coverage will be made on the December 14, 2018 paydate:             Individual coverage: $11.40 twice monthly         Family coverage: $22.80 twice monthly Individuals covered under the Non-Unit Dental Plan are also covered under the MetLife VisionAccess Plan. Comprehensive information about both plans is available on-line at: https://bhe.healthplansinc.com/members/dental-plan-documents-non-unit/

 

Please contact Beth Anne Ives (545-6115, bives@admin.umass.edu), Kelly Pleasant (545-1478, pleasant@umass.edu) or Health Plans, Inc. (877-906-5939, M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm, online at healthplansinc.com/bhe - click on “Contact”) with questions regarding the plans and/or open enrollment process.