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Last Chance to Enroll in or Change Healthcare Plans

ACERA’s annual Open Enrollment will conclude on November 30, 2014 for group healthcare plans and December 7 for individual Medicare plans through OneExchange. Enrollment forms for group plans that are mailed to ACERA must be postmarked by November 30, 2014.

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, 2014, 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, 2014.

Healthcare Plans Open Enrollment Period Plan Year
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Delta Dental
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
November 1 –
November 30
The following
February 1 –
January 31
  • OneExchange
October 15 –
December 7
The following
January 1 –
December 31

 

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 2014 Open Enrollment period, your changes become effective on the first day of the plan year, February 1, 2015, and will be in effect through January 31, 2016.

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 2014 Open Enrollment period, your changes become effective on the first day of the plan year, January 1, 2015, and will be in effect through December 31, 2015.

 

More Information

Enrolling

For more information on ACERA’s healthcare plans and how to enroll, please review our 2015 Retiree Enrollment Guide. This annual guide provides information about the ACERA-sponsored health plans available to retired members, non-member payees (e.g., surviving spouses/ domestic partners), and their eligible dependents. It includes details about medical, dental, and vision plan premiums and subsidies, changes to coverage options, and dependent documentation requirements.

New Premiums

For new healthcare plan premiums of the 2015 plan year, see our healthcare premiums charts.

Enrollment Forms for Group Plans

2015 Medical Plan Enrollment Form

2015 Dental Plan Enrollment Form

2015 Vision Plan Enrollment Form

Enrolling in a OneExchange Medicare Plan

To enroll in an individual plan through OneExchange, call OneExchange at 1-888-427-8730 or visit medicare.oneexchange.com/acera.

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