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April 18, 2013

Sneak Peek Before Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is a time to make changes to your health care and to continue or begin a flexible reimbursement account.  This year, open enrollment will begin May 1, 2013 and will end on May 24, 2013.  The changes and/or enrollments you make will effective on July 1, 2013. Significant changes will be occurring for the upcoming plan year including in part:

  • A new health plan offering called COVA HealthAware.
  • Upon completion of certain requirements, Premium Incentives and/or Premium Rewards for employees and their spouse.
  • Major change to the basic dental plan – basic dental will now only include preventative services.
  • Provider changes for the prescription plan and the flexible reimbursement accounts.
  • Provider change for disease management and other programs.
  • Premium increases.
  • New card issued for all members.
  • Plus more!

During the week of April 22nd you will be receiving at home the Department of Human Resources (DHRM) “Spotlight” newsletter detailing plan and provider changes including the new monthly premiums.  Review this information carefully and let’s get together and discuss the changes:

Open Enrollment Sneak Peek

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Human Resources Training Room, Fishburn Hall

2 p.m. 

Open Enrollment Sneak Peek

Monday, April 29, 2013

Human Resources Training Room, Fishburn Hall

Two separate sessions:  9 a.m. and also at 2 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Denise Schuh in Human Resources at 857-7962 or dschuh@virginiawestern.edu.

Don’t forget! 

  • DHRM will be hosting an employee regional open enrollment meeting on May 6, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Whitman Theater. 
  • Additional open enrollment meetings will be facilitated by VWCC during open enrollment on May 8th, 20th, and 21st.  Look for details on upcoming Daily Bulletins.
  • One-on-one open enrollment counseling sessions may be requested by contacting Denise Schuh.