Butte Schools Self-Funded Programs' annual Open Enrollment period spans from May through through 3:00 p.m. on July 14, 2022. All benefit elections are effective October 1, 2022.
During the Open Enrollment, you may:
You may add or drop qualified dependents under your coverage during this Open Enrollment period by completing the Membership Change form available at bsspjpa.org and indicating the change in your secure MyHealthBenefits portal. When adding dependents, you will also need to submit required dependent documentation, along with the Membership Change Form, to your employer’s Human Resources/Benefits office by July 14th at 3:00pm. See page 2 of the Membership Change Form for a list of acceptable documents.
This opportunity applies to those members who will be an active employee after September 30, 2022, who have previously retired, or who are on COBRA. If you plan to resign or retire by September 30, 2022, contact your district’s Human Resources/Benefits office for information about your eligibility for and the cost of post-employment medical, dental and vision benefits through BSSP.
WHat happens if i change my medical plan?
If you change your medical plan, the amount accumulated towards your benefit limits or maximums as of September 30 may carry over to your new benefit effective October 1.
When you move from a non-HSA plan to another non-HSA plan (i.e. 80% M $40 to 80% J $30) OR an HSA plan to another HSA plan (i.e. MEC HSA to HSA B)...
The amounts accumulated toward your medical and prescription deductibles and out of pocket maximums through September 30 WILL be applied to your elected benefit as of October 1.
When you move from an HSA plan to a non-HSA plan (i.e. MEC HSA to 80% J $30)...
The amount accumulated toward your deductible and out-of-pocket maximums for medical claims incurred through September 30 WILL be applied to your elected benefit as of October 1. Prescription claims are not eligible to transfer. Depending on your accumulator totals, you may or may not have any additional deductible and/or out-of-pocket amount to meet as of October 1. Your limits will reset on January 1 when the annual plan limit cycle begins.
When you move from a non-HSA plan to an HSA plan (i.e. 80% J $30 to MEC HSA)...
The amounts accumulated toward your deductible and out-of-pocket maximums through September 30 WILL NOT be applied to your elected benefit as of October 1, in accordance with IRS regulations. Your HSA plan deductible and out-of-pocket limits will reset to $0 on October 1 and again on January 1 when the annual plan limit cycle begins.
What are the plan limit cycles?