- Expo Schedule
- Statewide - There are 13 Benefit Expos around the state. Representatives from all the major insurance carriers and the Benefits Service Division will be on hand to answer your questions. See schedule.
- Flu Shot - while you're at an Expo, you will be able to get a flu shot and earn 25 HIP points! (For additional flu shot opportunities, see the statewide schedule.)
- Mini-Health Screenings - due to the new fasting requirement for bloodwork, the mini-health screenings will not be offered at Benefit Expos this year. To find a convenient screening location, see the statewide mini-health screening schedule.
BENEFIT CHANGES FOR 2020
- Premiums - No increases to premiums!
- Deductible Increases
- EPO Deductibles
- $200 employee/$400 family
- PPO Deductibles
- In-Network: $1,000 employee/$2,000 family
- Out-of-Network: $2,000 employee/$4,000 family
- HDHP w/HSA Deductibles
- In-Network: $1,400 employee/$2,800 family
- Out-of-Pocket Maximum Increases
- In-Network: $1,500 employee/$3,000 family
- Out-of-Network: $7,000 employee/$14,000 family
New Vendors for 2020
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- TASC will replace ASI as our administrator for the Healthcare, Dependent Care and Limited Purpose FSAs.
- You'll receive a new MasterCard debit card, which can also be used for the Dependent Care account, read more.
- One-Time Opportunity to Elect Up to the Maximum Coverage - Securian will replace The Hartford as our life insurance carrier with lower rates. Due to the carrier change, you have a one-time opportunity to increase your coverage -- up to three lesser of times your annual salary -- up to $500,000.
- After this 2020 Open Enrollment period, annual increases are limited to $5,000 increments, up to a $20,000 maximum increase yearly, read more.
- MetLife will replace The Hartford as our short-term disability (STD) carrier. The maximum weekly benefit will be increased, read more.
- MetLife will also replace The Hartford as the long-term disability (LTD) carrier for employees not contributing to ASRS, read more.
Check to see if you need to make changes during Open Enrollment
- Medical/Dental/Vision - To continue your current elections for 2020, you do not need to re-enroll. While your plans remain the same with no premium increases, there are deductible and out-of-pocket maximum increases, see below.
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - For a Healthcare, Dependent Care and/or Limited Purpose FSA, you must re-enroll each year, read more.
- Life Insurance - You have a one-time opportunity to increase your coverage, see below. To keep your current coverage, you do not have to re-enroll.
Step-By-Step Enrollment Instructions
1. VISIT ALEX
- The virtual benefits counselor called ALEX will help you explore your options and determine the most appropriate and cost-effective plans for you. It just takes a few minutes and is completely confidential.
- Please note, after using ALEX, you must log into yes.az.gov to elect benefits.
- Visit ALEX
- Visit yes.az.gov > Click the Y.E.S. button > Login
- On the Left Navigation in the Blue Bar, CLICK "YOUR EMPLOYEE SERVICES"
- CLICK "OPEN ENROLLMENT" and proceed through screens to enroll
All communications sent to date.
Email - "Upcoming Changes to Your 2020 Benefits Package" - Jun. 28, 2019
Email - "Benefits Open Enrollment Mailing Coming to Your Home" - Oct. 7, 2019
Mailing - Open Enrollment Packet - Oct. 7, 2019