Fall 2020 Health Insurance Transfer Period Announcement/Flexible Spending Account Open Enrollment

The Fall 2020 Health Insurance Transfer Period (Open Enrollment) will take place from Thursday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 for an effective date of Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. Please see the online memo for links to necessary forms and for detailed information on what types of changes can be made.  

The Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Program Open Enrollment Period for Plan Year 2021 is Thursday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Nov.r 13, 2020 for an effective date of Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. The Plan Year 2021 FSA Program Brochure and the Plan Year 2021 FSA Enrollment/Change Form are available on the Office of Labor Relations (OLR) Website under Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)- Forms and Downloads.  

Current 2020 participants (HCFSA & DeCAP) who want to re-enroll for 2021, will also need to download the Plan Year 2021 FSA Enrollment/Change Form on the Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Website. This year, hard-copy forms will not be mailed to current participants.

All Plan Year 2021 FSA Enrollment/Change Forms should be uploaded to the secure site as detailed on the bottom of the enrollment/change form. Please do not mail forms to OLR because the office is closed and the package cannot be accepted.

MSC Health Benefits Buy-Out Waiver Program for 2021:

Plan Year 2021 enrollment is automatic for current active participants. If participants would like to withdraw from the MSC Health Benefits Buy-Out Waiver Program, they must complete both the 2021 MSC Health Benefits Buy-Out Waiver Enrollment/Change Form and a Health Benefits Application form.  Please note that the annual buyout incentive payment is $500 for waiving individual coverage and $1,000 for waiving family coverage for Plan Year 2021.  

By Manuela Alongi