During open enrollment, Virginia Tech employees who are eligible for benefits are given the opportunity to enroll in a health plan and/or a flexible spending account, change health plans, add or remove dependents, or waive state health coverage with an effective date of July 1, 2016.
The state Department of Human Resource Management mailed copies of the “Spotlight on Your Benefits” newsletter to all state employees the week of April 18. The publication includes all plan benefits and details changes to insurance plans and flexible spending accounts.
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A variety of programs designed to assist employees with health insurance are now available. Health insurance premium assistance under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is now available to children of state employees and retirees who meet eligibility guidelines.
Employees have the option to reduce their monthly health insurance premiums by participating in the Premium Rewards Program.
Open enrollment meetings are open to anyone eligible for health insurance through the state of Virginia, unless otherwise noted. Employees do not need to use leave to attend any meeting held during the workday.
To enroll or make changes: