The open enrollment period for the 2018 plan-year will run October 1-31, 2017. This enrollment period applies to Public School Employees & non-Medicare retirees. Life insurance open enrollment with Securian (Minnesota Life) will also be October 1-31, 2017.
Employees are able to make the following changes to their health insurance policies:
*enrolling onto the plan
*adding/dropping spouse and dependent coverage
*change plan levels (only available choice for non-Medicare retirees),
*cancel coverage completely
Employees and retirees who do not elect any changes during open enrollment will keep their current coverage as-is for 2018. Changes elected during open enrollment go into effect January 1, 2018.
For benefit information please go to https://my.arbenefits.org
If you are making changes to your current coverage, complete the AR Benefits enrollment form and send it to the Bookkeeping Office prior to October 31, 2017. This form can be found by clicking here.
If you are adding a spouse, you will also need to submit a copy of the marriage certificate and complete Spousal Affidavit. For the Spousal Affidavit click here.
If you are adding dependents, you will need to submit a copy of the dependents Birth Certificates AND Social Security Card.
All forms need to be in the Bookkeeping Office prior to October 31, 2017.