Open Enrollment 2011 begins Nov. 1

PULLMAN – The 2011 Open Enrollment period for for insurance and benefits begins Nov. 1 and ends Nov. 30.
Open Enrollment is the one time each year when you can make changes to your medical and/or dental plans or add an eligible family member to your coverage. This is also the time to enroll in the Flexible Spending Account and/or Dependent Care Assistance Programs. Enrollment changes become effective Jan. 1, 2011.
If you do not want to make a 2011 change in your medical/dental plans, you need do nothing and your current plan will continue. However, Aetna and Kaiser Permanente Value participants will need to make a change, since those plans will not be available in 2011.
Other 2011 plan year changes include: premium changes, children coverage until age 26, and changes in over-the counter benefits with FSA. For more information regarding these changes, visit the HRS Open Enrollment website
The WSU Benefits Fair for the Pullman campus is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the WSU CUB Junior Ballroom. The Open Enrollment website provides information regarding other statewide Benefit Fairs, as well as a schedule for Information Sessions that HRS Pullman will be providing.
For more information, contact HRS at or 335-4521.