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Open Enrollment

Take a fresh look at your benefits for 2022.

Open Enrollment: October 29 through November 24, 2020


Open Enrollment is a window during which employees and retirees may change their coverage or add eligible dependents onto their health insurance. Open Enrollment opens on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 8 a.m. (PST) and ends on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 5 p.m. (PST). All changes are effective January 1, 2022. 

View frequently asked questions about Open Enrollment.

During Open Enrollment...

You may add, change or drop:
  • Healthcare plans
  • Qualified dependents
  • ARAG Legal
  • Supplemental health plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
    • Note: you must enroll in your FSA each year during Open Enrollment
You may not make changes to:
  • Voluntary disability insurance
  • Life insurance

UCPath Open Enrollment Webinars

Join representatives from the UCPath Center for a webinar and Q&A session to learn about changes to benefits plans in 2022 and the resources that are available to help you make choices about your benefits. 

Day Time Registration
Tuesday, October 26 2 - 3 p.m.  Register for this session 
Thursday, November 4 9 - 10 a.m.  Register for this session
Thursday, November 4  2 - 3 p.m. Register for this session
Tuesday, November 9 9 - 10 a.m. Register for this session
Tuesday, November 9 2 - 3 p.m. Register for this session
Wednesday, November 10 7 - 8 p.m. Register for this session
Tuesday, November 16 2 - 3 p.m. Register for this session

Vendor Presentations

Learn more about your options during Open Enrollment at presentations offered by our UC benefits providers. The following Open Enrollments presentations will be offered on both Tuesday, October 26 and Wednesday, November 3. Registration is not required. 

To join via Zoom, click the Meeting ID of the session you wish to join and then enter the password. To join via telephone, call (213) 338-8477 and enter the meeting ID and password for the session you’re attending.

Plan Time Intended For Zoom Infomation
Anthem Blue Cross PPO:
Core
UC Care
UC Health Savings Plan
10 - 11:30 a.m. Active employees and non-Medicare retirees

Meeting ID: 996 6311 6849
Password: 923010

2 - 3 p.m. Active employees and non-Medicare retirees

Meeting ID: 991 2577 3900
Password: 405875

Anthem Blue Cross PPO:
UC Medicare PPO
UC High Option
UC Medicare PPO without RX
12 - 1 p.m. Retirees with Medicare Part A and Part B

Meeting ID: 986 6567 7409
Password: 751832

Health Net HMO:
UC Blue and Gold

10 - 11 a.m.
1 - 2 p.m.

Active employees and non-Medicare retirees

Meeting ID: 915 1933 1242
Password: 449675

Kaiser Permanente HMO:
Kaiser Senior Advantage

10 - 11 a.m.
1 - 2 p.m.

Retirees with Medicare Part A and Part B

Meeting ID: 950 3061 6466
Password: 249253

Kaiser Permanente HMO

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
2 - 3 p.m.

Active employees and non-Medicare retirees

Meeting ID: 971 3319 9170
Password: 23772

Kaiser Permanente HMO (Spanish) 12 - 1 p.m. Spanish-speaking active employees and non-Medicare retirees

Meeting ID: 974 3862 3685
Password: 210654

United Healthcare PPO:
UC Medicare Choice

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
2 - 3 p.m.

Retirees with Medicare Part A and Part B

Meeting ID: 961 8898 5937
Password: 872903

Delta Dental:
Delta Dental PPO/DeltaCare USA
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Employees and retirees

Meeting ID: 957 9492 3848
Password: 246763

Vision Service Plan (VSP) 2 - 3 p.m. Employees and retirees

Meeting ID: 920 2555 2737
Password: 63748

Supplemental Health Plans:
UC PLUS/AFLAC
12 - 1 p.m. Employees only

Meeting ID: 917 7370 3283
Password: 208278

Disability Insurance:
Lincoln Financial
3 - 4 p.m. Employees only

Meeting ID: 920 6451 4421
Password: 332336

AD&D / Life Insurance:
Prudential
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Employees and retirees

Meeting ID: 941 8978 8974
Password: 228244

Legal Insurance:
ARAG
1 - 2 p.m. Employees and retirees

Meeting ID: 972 2457 1914
Password: 061830

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA):
WEX
10 - 11 a.m. Employees only

Meeting ID: 910 8006 0312
Password: 378898

Pet Insurance:
Nationwide
3 - 4 p.m. Employees and retirees

Meeting ID: 927 5658 2911
Password: 652141

Home/Renter/Auto Insurance:
Farmers
1 - 2 p.m. Employees and retirees

Meeting ID: 957 8629 8049
Password: 783681

Retirement Savings:
Fidelity Investments
12 - 1 p.m. Employees only

Meeting ID: 983 0338 5247
Password: 150571

Family Care Resources:
Bright Horizon
Recording only Employees only Link to recording will be provided when available.

 


Open Enrollment Office Hours

At Open Enrollment Office Hours, members of the UC San Diego benefits teams will be on hand to provide guidance and share resources as you navigate Open Enrollment. This is not a presentation - this is your opportunity to ask questions in an open Zoom forum. 

To participate in Open Enrollment Office Hours:

Tuesday, November 2 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday, November 4 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, November 9 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, November 10 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday, November 16 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 18 12 – 1:30 p.m.

UC San Diego Health: Expert Care for Exceptional Employees

We know that UC San Diego employees have choices about where to receive their health care. Now more than ever, staying healthy is key — and good health begins with convenient primary care.

That’s why UC San Diego Health has expanded our network of primary care locations to the neighborhoods where you live and work. You and your family can access our nationally ranked specialty care, delivered by world-class physicians at medical centers with the most advanced technology and services.

You also have other excellent options to fit your needs through our affiliated network, including Perlman Clinic, One Medical and San Diego Sports Medicine, with locations around San Diego County. These high-quality primary care practices offer comprehensive services that are focused on convenience and wellness for you and your family. No matter where you get your care, you will have access to convenient tools such as video visits and online scheduling.

For help switching your care, call 619-543-2273 or visit heath.ucsd.edu/switch.

Please note: One Medical is a membership-based practice and while most of its members pay an annual fee, UC San Diego has covered this membership fee for employees. Read our One Medical FAQ for more information »

For more information, contact your Benefits Office:
Health: (619) 543-3200; Campus (non-Health): (858) 534-2816
Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/openenroll
Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.