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Posted October 4, 2017

Switch/Open Enrollment is Oct. 6 and 9-13

Get more information on benefits, including planned changes to medical and dental plans for 2018.

Employees can learn more about their benefits, including changes coming in 2018, during Switch/Open Enrollment from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, and Monday-Friday, Oct. 9-13 on the first floor of the west tower at the APS administration building (the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex), 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

Representatives from BlueCross and BlueShield of New Mexico, Presbyterian Health Plan and New Mexico Health Connections will be on hand to answer questions about the 2018 medical plans.

In addition, during Switch/Open Enrollment, benefit eligible employees may:

  • Enroll in a benefit plan, if you are not already enrolled
  • Enroll or re-enroll in the Health Care Flexible Spending Account and/or the Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Switch medical plan coverage to the 2018 plans for New Mexico Health Connections, Presbyterian Health Plan or Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Switch from the Comprehensive Dental Plan to the Basic Dental Plan or vice versa (2-year lock-in rule applies)
  • Add or dis-enroll eligible dependents
  • Enroll or dis-enroll in the Pre-Tax Insurance Premium Plan

Coverage elected or changes made during Switch/Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2018.

The last two days of Switch/Open Enrollment are during Fall Break so that more employees can attend.  

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