State Benefit Choice Period FY2013

The FY2013 Benefit Choice Period will be May 1 through June 15, 2012, for all members. Members include employees (full-time employees, part-time employees working 50% or greater, as well as employees on leave of absence), annuitants, survivors and COBRA participants. The FY2013 Benefit Choice Options booklet contains the latest information regarding the Benefit Choice Period options, as well as other benefit information. Elections will be effective July 1, 2012.

Members should make all Benefit Choice changes on the FY2013 Benefit Choice Election Form. Only members wishing to make a change to their coverage should complete the form.

The agency, university or retirement system group insurance representative (GIR) will process the changes based upon the information indicated on the form. Members can access GIR names and locations by viewing the GIR listing.

Unless specifically noted, members may make the following changes during the Benefit Choice Period: