Open Enrollment 2021
Welcome to Open Enrollment for 2021-2022
Open Enrollment is from May 3rd - May 14th. Benefit changes made during open enrollment will be effective July 1st, 2021. 1. Review your current elections on the Online Benefits Center
2. Review our Benefits Guide
3. Review our Medical Plan Changes
4. Review our Benefits Cost Table
5. Review the NEW OCHS Short Term and Long Term Disability Plans and Rates
6. Review Life Insurance Special Enrollment Opportunities
7. Make Changes to Your Benefit Options on the Online Benefits Center
8. Enter your wellness points
For assistance logging on, email firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Claim your Level 2 Wellness Incentive at
10. Purchase Vacation Days by DOWNLOADING and completing the form and submitting it to HR (with all approvals from your chain of command)
You may also view the following:
- Open Enrollment PowerPoint presentation, click HERE
- Open Enrollment recorded presentation, click HERE
- Active Employee Checklist
- Retiree Checklist
- If you would like to receive your Open Enrollment materials electronically in the future, please complete this form and return it to HR.
Below you will find comprehensive Team Flagstaff benefits information: MEDICAL
Blue Cross Blue Shield Website
Sign up at BlueCareAnywhereAZ.com or download the BlueCare Anywhere app.
Employees are automatically enrolled in CVS Caremark. Remember to use your CVS Caremark card when you go to the pharmacy to pick up prescriptions.
Base and Buy Up Summary
CVS Vaccination Program
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS AND HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
Employees may choose to participate in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) if they are in the Base or Buy Up plan, or an HSA if they are in the HDHP plan.
Health Equity Plan Docs
HSA Videos and Tutorials
HSA Educational Webinars
Qualified Medical Expenses
Health Equity Website
2021 IRS Contribution Limits
Health FSA: $2,750
Limited Purpose FSA: $2,750
Dependent Care FSA: $5,000
HSA: $3,600 for single, $7,200 for Family
Delta Dental Website
Eployees may choose from the Exam Only or Buy Up plans.
TruHearing Discount Offer
The City provides Life/AD&D equivalent to one times the employee's annual salary (rounded to the next greatest thousand.) Employees may choose to purchase additional coverage. NAPEBT has negotiated a new contract through the same vendor. There is a new enrollment opportunity through the new contract. You do not need to re enroll in coverage if you do not want to make any changes.
Other highlights include:
The supplemental life maximum increasing to the lesser of seven times annual earnings or $1,000,000
The supplemental child life maximum will be $20,000; limited to 100% of employee’s total amount.
An additional benefit of 100% of the basic AD&D principal sum up to $100,000 for public safety officers (police, fire, EMT, etc.) that suffer a loss while performing customary duties for their employer
Plan Summary & Rate Table
NAPEBT has selected a new provider for Voluntary Group Short Term and Long Term Disability underwritten by Madison National Life Insurance Company, Inc. and serviced by Ochs.
Short Term Disability income protection insurance provides a benefit for a “short term” disability resulting from a covered injury or sickness. You may elect a weekly benefit in increments of $100, from a minimum of $300 up to a maximum benefit of $2,500 per week, not to exceed
66-2/3% of your covered earnings. You may elect one of the following plans:
For a covered Injury: 14 calendar day waiting period
For a covered Physical Disease: 14 calendar day waiting period
For a covered Injury: 21 calendar day waiting period
For a covered Physical Disease: 21 calendar day waiting period
Short Term Disability Highlights & Rate Tables
Long Term Disability
Benefits will not extend beyond the longer of: Social Security Normal Retirement Age or Duration of Benefits below:
Age at Disablement Duration of Benefits
61 or less to age 65
62 3 ½ years
63 3 years
64 2 ½ years
65 2 years
66 1 ¾ years
67 1 ½ years
68 1 ¼ years
69 or more 1 year
Long Term Disability Highlights & Rate Tables (PSPRS Only)
Benefit-eligible employees may contribute to a 457 Deferred Compensation retirement plan in order to supplement retirement savings. Employees may start, increase, decrease, or stop contributions anytime.
Full-time benefit eligible employees may purchase up to ten (10) Purchase Days per fiscal year after completing six months of continuous service. Days will be purchased at the employee's current rate of pay. Unused days will expire at the end of the fiscal year. These days are only available for purchase during Open Enrollment each year.
Purchase Day Program Request Form
Employees covered by medical insurance are eligible to receive a premium discount of up to $20/month with an additional $120 lump sum incentive each year. Click HERE to review the program details.
The City of Flagstaff is required to provide employees with certain notices according to Federal law. You may view these notices HERE.