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Health Insurance Open Enrollment - Plan Year 2018


Plan Year 2018 Mandatory Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is the period of time when benefits-eligible employees MUST select their benefits at WSU.  For Wichita State University, this time is October 1st - 31st.   If you do not participate in Open Enrollment, your plan WILL change and automatically default to Plan N.  Open enrollment elections are effective January 1, 2018.  Please refer back to this website for future communications pertaining to Open Enrollment.

Enroll here: https://sehp.member.hrissuite.com/.

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Informational Meetings

Need information regarding the State Employee Health Plan and Open Enrollment?  Attend one of the many informational meetings presented by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment - State Employee Health Plan or the WSU Human Resources - Total Rewards Team!

In-Person:

Attend one of Total Rewards Informational Meetings In-Person:

Monday October 2, 2017 2:00 PM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 233
       
Monday October 9, 2017 9:00 AM Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom
Tuesday October 10, 2017 9:00 AM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 233
Wednesday October 11, 2017 2:00 PM CAC Theatre
Thursday October 12, 2017 2:00 PM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 233
Friday October 13, 2017 9:00 AM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 142
       
Monday October 16, 2017 2:00 PM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 233
Tuesday October 17, 2017 9:00 AM Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom
Wednesday October 18, 2017 2:00 PM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 264
Thursday October 19, 2017 9:00 AM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 142
Friday October 20, 2017 2:00 PM Rhatigan Student Center, Room 142

 

Online:

Can't attend an in-person informational meeting?  Do you prefer to learn about the information from the comfort of your computer?  We have many options to suit your needs:

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How to Complete Open Enrollment for 2018  

Benefits open enrollment begins on October 1st and must be completed no later than October 31, 2016. Click here to login to the State Employee Health Plan Member Portal (MAP) to make Open Enrollment changes.  To register, you must provide your State ID # which can be found by logging in to https://mywsu.wichita.edu/index.html, go to the 'Faculty/Staff' tab, and hover over the SHaRP ID box.  If you have trouble logging in, or have forgotten your username or password, you may re-register your account as often as needed.

 (You must create an account if you are a first-time user with your State ID # which can be found on your pay stub.)

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Other Important Information 

All employees are required to make a benefit election. Review the following for important enrollment details.

  • MAKE AN ENROLLMENT SELECTION or you will automatically DEFAULT TO PLAN N*
  • Three new plans have been added in 2018.  You must review the all plans and rates, and go online to choose the plan that is right for you. If you do nothing, your plan WILL change!*
    • Be sure your rates reflect your employment status (i.e., part-time, full-time, healthy kids).
    • Choose new providers, add/remove dependents, first time enrollees, etc.
    • If you are adding/changing dependents you must provide acceptable documentation (see http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/sehp/DependentDoc.htm) 
  • HEALTHY KIDS APPLICATIONS ARE REQUIRED EACH PLAN YEAR
  • FLEXIBLE SPENDING or DEPENDENT CARE ACCOUNT ELECTIONS ARE REQUIRED EACH PLAN YEAR

*   Employees enrolled in vision only, or waived coverage, do not need to make an election.  All other employees will default to a PLAN N. 

Please remember to print your online elections for your own records.  Benefit confirmation statements will be available for employees to view online by mid-December, 2017.

NO LATE ELECTIONS ARE PERMITTED.  October 31st, is the last day to make corrections to your 2017 open enrollment elections.  After October 31st, no changes can be made unless you have a qualifying event (e.g., marriage, divorce, birth, death, loss/gain of other health insurance, etc.).

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Contact

If you need assistance or have questions regarding Open Enrollment, you may contact:

Wichita State University Human Resources has developed a centralized Total Rewards team, designed to efficiently and effectively serve our employees.  For general questions and concerns related to topics such as health insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, workers compensation, Fair Labor Standards (FLSA) and Family Medical Leave (FMLA), etc:

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Reviewed: 6/15/2017 SH

Reviewed: 9/14/2017 MKT

Updated: 10/09/2017 SP