A Special Enrollment Period will be held from October 10, 2011 through October 28, 2011, for all members. You may only change your health carrier. This new health plan election will be effective December 1, 2011. Those wishing to change their health plan must complete, sign and return the Special Enrollment Form to the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) no later than October 28, 2011. TRS will be mailing a Special Enrollment Form to each enrolled member. You can also contact TRS at (800) 877-7896 to obtain a form. Please note, you cannot add or drop dependents during this Special Enrollment Period.

You will be required to meet medical deductibles under the new health plan if required regardless of whether a deductible has already been met under the previous health plan.

Please refer to the FY2012 Benefit Choice Options booklet for further information regarding the health plans available and managed care plan availability by county.