CalPERS Open Enrollment Period Lasts Through October 15

Posted on: 09/23/2021

Update September 22

Due to staffing issues, the District's Open Enrollment is delayed one week. Open Enrollment 2021 will now take place from 8:00 AM Monday September 27, 2021 through 5:00 PM Friday October 15, 2021. A separate Open Enrollment email with information and links will be sent out.

Some plan rates are changing, so please review your JLMBC newsletter or the Human Resources website for details.

Important - CalPERS Plans Enrollees:

Employees enrolled in CalPERS plans PERS Choice and PERS Care: Your plans are being phased out and you will be transferred to a new plan, PERS Platinum, so please review plan features to make sure it is the best choice for your healthcare needs. 

Employees enrolled in CalPERS plan PERS Select: Your plan is being phased out and you will be transferred to a new plan, PERS Gold, so please review plan features to make sure it is the best choice for your healthcare needs.

This enrollment is open for:

  1. All Active employees who wish to make selections or changes to your health benefits package (Enroll, Add or Remove Dependents, Change Plans, or Cancel Plans).  Please save your confirmation of changes, which is printed at the end of your enrollment update.
  2. Flexible Spending Account - The Flexible Spending Account, the account funded by you--the Employee--must be funded each year. Please note the District has a new vendor, ASIFlex, who will be reaching out to all employees directly to complete open enrollment on their portal.
  3. All Eligible Adjuncts who qualify with 0.33 FTE and who have worked a minimum of 0.2 FTE in 3 of the last 8 semesters.  Adjuncts that are already enrolled in health plans do not have to confirm their desire to continue in the plan, but may now make any desired changes by re-enrolling. Please save your printed confirmation.

Additional details

NOTE: Open Enrollment for FSA and Dependent Care also begins 9/27/21 and ends 10/15/21.

ASIFlex also manages the District's HRA card, so be sure to create a new log-in to see your balance. Visit www.asiflex.com, select "Employee Login" at the top right of the screen, and select "Create an Account" on the following page.

NOTE: Whether or not you are making changes to your health plan, please access your employee profile via the Employee Self Service portal on SAP to provide current contact information, should there be an emergency and we need to provide a warrant to your estate.


Update: September 17

The CalPERS Open Enrollment Period begins Monday, September 20 through Friday, October 15, 2021. Likewise, the LACCD Open Enrollment Portal will open at 8 a.m. September 20 so you can make any changes to your benefit plans through the SAP portal.

Because there are significant changes to several plan offerings, specifically, Anthem Blue Cross -PersCare/Choice/Select, Blue Shield of California/Medicare and HRA-FSA programs, employees are strongly encouraged to review your health benefit selections even if not planning to make changes.

Employees are also encouraged to register and attend one of the virtual health fairs scheduled in September and/or October. Fairs have been scheduled for Actives, Adjuncts, and Retirees or those who are considering retirement in 2021. There will be brief presentations by the benefit experts followed by Q&A sessions with the experts in breakout rooms. When registering, select the breakout room of the Benefit Expert you would like to visit first. You will be able to move between the breakout rooms at your during the virtual events. 

Please note that the virtual health fairs are your best source of information for Open Enrollment. The Health Benefits Unit (HBU) remains impacted by staffing issues and will not be available for all health fairs or for individual telephone consultations.

TO REGISTER

Step 1 – Click the registration link next to the event your are interested in below

Step 2 – Complete the online form and Submit.

Step 3 – Remember to open the Email Confirmation and save the active Zoom link to your Outlook calendar.

Health Fair Event

Date

Time

Registration Link

New HRA-FSA Kickoff

(Actives & Early Retirees)

Friday, Sept 17, 2021

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkc-GrqDMjE9NYbeF_K3O-kv7MTgEVZAZy

 

Benefits Preview

(Actives, Adjuncts & Retirees)

Thursday, Sept 23, 2021

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMscuupqTIqGdfYH-Hfp04AWtr0j5ptwVN3

 

CalPERS Health Plans

(Retirees)

Tuesday, Sept 28, 2021

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYod-CvqDsqEtOPVN8kKNHovUPpWAXSam3i

 

CalPERS Health Plans

(Actives & Adjuncts)

Tuesday, Sept 28, 2021

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsdumgqDMsEtTRe0FPtDvvTDbqnH6HOKQI

 

CalPERS Health Plans

(Actives & Adjuncts)

Friday, Oct 8, 2021

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0lcemrqDovE9ElrcZrgXTw5GOunGU-bm-I

 

CalPERS Health Plans

(Retirees)

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpceqrqT4sHtdgGVIVYS4PfSbGxVRlSMec

 

CalPERS Health Plans

(Actives & Adjuncts)

Friday, Oct 15, 2021

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ocuyorjsvGNIJF7KPhpbJG9gfkQPOtmGi