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2009 Open Enrollment

Employees are encouraged to read the 2009 Insurance Advantage to learn about plan changes, premium increases and benefit updates.

Employees will make changes to their insurance benefits through "My Benefits" , the website administered by the Employee Insurance Program, a division of the SC Budget and Control Board.

Open Enrollment is from October 1 - October 31, 2009.

All premium and plan changes are effective January 1, 2010.


During Open Enrollment you may make the following changes:
-Change health insurance plan(i.e.: Standard to CIGNA)
-Add/drop health or dental for yourself or dependents
-Add/drop Dental Plus
-Enroll/increase up to $50,000 of optional life insurance, in $10,000 increments, without medical evidence of good health*
-Enroll/increase spouse life insurance for $10,000 or $20,000 without medical evidence of good health**
-Decrease/cancel optional or dependent life insurance
-Enroll in the new state vision care plan
-Enroll/re-enroll in Medical Spending or Dependent Care Accounts

      2010 Comparison Chart 

        2010 Dental Rates       2010 Life Rates       
     New Vision Care Plan     Enroll in MoneyPlu$    Make Changes

The University and Medical Center Benefit Offices will be holding the Annual Benefits Fair on Friday, September 25, 2009 from 7:30 am until 1:30 pm around
 the Colbert Library and Education Center.  Benefits staff and plan representatives
will be available to answer questions.

*employees may increase life insurance up to $500,000 during Enrollment with approval of medical evidence.
**spouse life insurance cannot exceed 50% of the employee's coverage, or $100,000, whichever is less (exception: an employee without coverage or elects $10,000, $20,000 or $30,000 can enroll spouse in $10,000 or $20,000)


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