Benefits Open Enrollment

OPEN ENROLLMENT 2015 -- Benefits open enrollment begins on October 1st and must be completed no later than October 31, 2014.

>>See schedule of HR informational meetings

>>See informational webinars in regard to 2015 benefits for active state employees      

>>See the State Employee Health Plan Member Portal to Make Any Open Enrollment Changes (you must create an account using your State ID # which can be found on your pay stub)

>>Health Plan Premium Discounts (through the HealthQuest Program)

>>See the State Employee Health Plan Website for Plan Year 2015 Information

IMPORTANT:  For those Enrolling in Health Plan C

Beginning with Plan Year 2015, those enrolled in Plan C that are not eligible for a Health Savings Account (HSA) may now elect a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA).


To complete this year’s open enrollment, please register with the State Employee Health Plan Member Portal.  You will be required to create a username and password in order to review and make changes to your 2015 benefit plan year. You must create an account using your State ID # which can be found on your pay stub If you are having trouble accessing your account, or have forgotten your username or password, please contact the State Employee Health Plan at sehpmembership@kdheks.gov for help signing in.

The link to the Open Enrollment web portal is: https://sehp.member.hrissuite.com/

As an active employee, you must go to the Open Enrollment website to:

  1. Review your current State Employee Health Plan (SEHP) enrollment elections.
  2. Make health plan coverage changes including adding or dropping your coverage, adding or dropping dependents, electing voluntary vision coverage, or changing pretax payment status. Dependent documentation is required in order to add dependents to your plan (see http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/sehp/DependentDoc.htm). 
  3. Choose to participate or renew participation in a Flexible Spending Account or Dependent Care for Calendar Year 2015.
  4. If eligible, apply for HealthyKIDS program [Online enrollment only: http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/sehp/HealthyKIDS.htm].

Please remember to print any changes that you make online for your own records.  Benefit confirmation statements will be available for employees to view online by mid-December, 2014.

NO LATE ELECTIONS ARE PERMITTED.  Friday, October 31, is the last day to make corrections to your 2015 open enrollment elections.  Please contact Human Resources at extension 3079 or 6121 if you have questions!  After October 31st, no changes can be made unless you have a qualifying event.
If you need assistance understanding the benefit plans, please contact WSU Human Resources staff:  Micah.Thompson@wichita.edu, ext. 3079 or Kim.Cinelli@wichita.edu, ext. 6121.

Reviewed: 9/24/14 MT