June 18, 2024

Deadline for 2015 Health Care and Flexible Spending Open Enrollment

If additional assistance is needed, please contact your Benefits Team: Denise Frye at dfrye2@umw.edu or 654-1210 or Jennifer Cooper at jcooper4@umw.edu or 654-1046.

Tomorrow , Friday, May 22, is the DEADLINE to make your open enrollment request for Health Care and Flexible Spending Accounts:

  • to enroll or change health plans,
  • add optional buy up options,
  • waive state health coverage,
  • add or remove family members,
  • enroll in a Flexible Spending account – Annual enrollment is required

If you take no action your current health plan will continue for the July 1 plan year.   However, you must re-enroll for a flexible spending account for July 1, 2015 plan year.

As a reminder, you have until June 30 to completed  your requirements for premium reward to be effective July 1, 2015.


Two Options to Make Changes and/or Enroll:

EmployeeDirect has been enhanced and updated. EmployeeDirect changes are accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Paper Enrollment Form –  http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/docs/default-source/benefitsdocuments/OpenEnrollment2015/stateactiveenrollform2015.pdf?sfvrsn=2  (Section 3 – Flexible Spending Accounts and Section 4 Health Care Coverage).  Enrollment forms must be forwarded and received in Office of Human Resources on or before 5 pm on Friday, May 22, 2015 to be effective July 1, 2015.