Benefits Open Enrollment

Benefits packets being mailed to employees' homes.

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2010) – Open enrollment is the time each year when employees can make changes to their benefits selections. The 2010 open enrollment for State Group Insurance Program Plan Year 2011 will take place from Sept. 22 at 8:30 a.m. – Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m., EST.

People First will mail employee benefits packets to employee home addresses this week (Sept. 13-17) and next week (Sept. 20 – 24). There is important information in these packets regarding changes to basic and voluntary life insurance, as well as dependent eligibility.

If you have not received your packet by Oct. 1, contact the benefits representative for your Service Center.

During open enrollment, the People First Service Center staff will be able to provide information and assistance for the new plan year.

Employees will have three ways to enroll in, change, or cancel their benefit elections through People First:

Online enrollment: You can access the online system at any time.

People First Service Center: You can speak with a People First Service Center Specialist by calling 1-866-663-4735, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., EST.

Paper enrollment forms: You can access enrollment forms online, or request forms from a People First Service Center Specialist by calling 1-866-663-4735.

NOTE: The Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system will NOT be used to process elections this year.The IVR will be available only for inquiry.

Benefit Confirmation Statements will be mailed to all who make changes. You will have until Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m., EST, to make corrections to your statement.

For more information, contact your benefits representative in your HR Service Center.