2015 OPEN ENROLLMENT...
Annual open enrollment for benefits will be done via self-service from October 31st¬†at 8am¬†- November 10th at 4pm!¬† Click on the following link during that timeframe to enroll in your 2015 coverage:¬† Open Enrollment 2015¬† from inside the County or Outside the County Open Enrollment Access 2015.¬†
Need help enrolling?¬† HR staff will be on-site at the following times/locations to assist:
November 3rd¬†‚Äď Health Center ‚Äď Town Hall from¬†6am-9am and 2pm-5pm
What‚Äôs New for 2015?
November 4that the Correctional Facility Training Room from¬†6am‚Äď8:30am¬†¬†&¬† 2pm‚Äď 4pm
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November 7th¬†- at the Extension Office -8015 W Center Road from 11am-1pm & 2pm-4:30pm¬†¬†
Increase in Preventative Care (Wellness)¬†Limits for PPO Plans!
The $600 deductible plan will have an increase from $500 per calendar year to $750 of covered preventative care per calendar year
The $300 deductible plan will have an increase from $250 per calendar year to $500 of covered preventative care¬†per calendar year
Preventative Breast Cancer Drugs Tamoxifen and Raloxifene Covered
The self-funded United HealthCare medical insurance plan will cover tamoxifen and raloxifene when prescribed to reduce the risk of breast cancer as a preventative benefit.¬† The benefit is available for women:
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 35 years and older
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† At increased risk for invasive breast cancer after risk assessment and counseling who meet clinical criteria; and
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Who obtain prior authorization
Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits Increasing
The IRS will allow the following HSA Limits for 2015 (this amount includes the County‚Äôs contribution and the employee‚Äôs contribution to their HSA account)
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Type of Coverage¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2015 Limit
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Family Coverage¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† $6,650.00
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Individual Coverage¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† $3,350.00
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Catch-up for those 55+¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† $1,000.00
2015 Frequently Asked Questions for Open Enrollment
What is my Oracle Self-Service user name?
Your user name will be your first initial, middle initial and last name.¬† For example, John T Brown will be JTBROWN. ¬†If you do not have a middle initial, try using ‚ÄúX‚ÄĚ in place of it.
I cannot remember my password?
If you have forgotten your password, login to Oracle and click on ‚Äúlogin assistance‚ÄĚ.¬† Instructions will be emailed to your Douglas County email address or to the email address you provided in the past.¬† If you do not have a County email address, have not provided an email, or if you are not sure which email address it will be sent to please contact the Dotcom help desk at 444-3663.¬† HR cannot reset passwords.
I am using Internet Explorer (IE)¬†10 and Self-Service is not working (doesn't bring up self-service).¬† What do I do?
There is a compatibility issue between Oracle and IE 10.¬† You could try using a different browser (such as Chrome, Firefox, etc.)¬† If using IE 10, try the following work around:
1. From the browser menu, select Tools-Compatibility View Settings
2.¬†In the¬†"Add this website" area,¬†type in¬†the Oracle web address¬†for Open Enrollment (listed on the instructions)
3. Click on Add
4. Close the Compatibility View Settings window.¬† Log in as normal and it should work.¬† If not, contact Dot.Comm at 402-444-3663.
What is the deadline for Open Enrollment?
All changes must be completed online by 4:00 p.m. on November 10th.¬† The option to enroll for benefits will be shut off at 4:00, so you must be done by then.
What if I am satisfied with my current benefits and I do not want to make a change?
You still need to log onto the online self-service website and verify/confirm your benefits elections and beneficiary information. ¬†If you have any flex spending account enrollments in 2014 you are ‚Äúrequired‚ÄĚ to reenroll for participation in 2015.
What should I do if I want to make a change?
Log on to the self-service website and review your current benefits and make your changes.¬† See the link below for¬†step-by-step Instructions on how to¬†walk through the ¬†All changes must be made online. The benefits department will not allow any changes made with paper forms.¬†¬†¬†
Will I get a new insurance card?
UHC and Delta Dental will send new insurance cards only to employees that make a change to their 2015 medical and dental coverage.
Will I get a statement confirming my elections for 2015?
Employees will be able to print or email a confirmation statement after they confirm their 2015 elections online.¬†
If I wish to add or drop a dependent after the open enrollment deadline, what should I do?
The IRS allows limited changes outside of open enrollment.¬† To make a change you must have a ‚Äúqualified life event‚ÄĚ (i.e. marriage, divorce, birth, adoption, death, or change in employment status) and you must notify the benefits department within 31 days of the event.
What is the maximum age I can cover a child on my insurance?
All children ages 19-25 are still eligible to be covered under their parent‚Äôs employer plan UNLESS they are offered insurance with their own employer (they are required to take the employer‚Äôs insurance even if it costs more than their parent‚Äôs plan).¬†
Children ages 26-29 may also be eligible if they are not married, cannot get insurance through their own employer, and they are a resident of the state of Nebraska.¬† A dependent child form must be completed each year for children age 26-29.¬† After the Open Enrollment is completed, the benefits department will send a form to employees who elected coverage for children age 26-29 to verify their eligibility.¬†
Can I increase the life insurance I have elected for myself or my family?
You must complete an evidence of insurability form and apply for the coverage with Minnesota Life.¬† The form is located under the life insurance section on the benefits website.¬†
What is the maximum annual contribution I may elect for a flex spending account in 2015?
Medical:¬† $2,500¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Daycare:¬† $5,000¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Parking:¬† $2,200
Will I receive a new debit card if I elect a FSA for 2014?
If you had an FSA in 2014 and elect it again in 2015, your current FSA card will be used again in 2015.¬† On January 1, your 2015 elections will be loaded onto your debit card.¬† Any 2014 claims requested from January 1 to March 31, 2015 must be done by submitting a claim directly to PayFlex.¬† If you did not have an FSA in 2014, you will receive a new debit card by the beginning of January.¬†