It's Time for Open Enrollment!
San Francisco Health Service System (SFHSS) is happy to announce that Open Enrollmentfor the 2019 Plan Year is just around the corner!
From Monday, October 1st through Wednesday, October 31st, you will have the opportunity to update current health benefit choices for you and your dependents as well as the opportunity to enroll in voluntary benefits (see below for more details).
SFHSS makes open enrollment easy and convenient by providing multiple events for you to enroll at, ask questions of SFHSS benefits experts, meet with vendors at the Health and Benefits Fairs and learn about what's new and available to you and your family in 2019.
Starting October 1st, we will offer 20 Open Enrollment Benefits Fairs and events at numerous sites across San Francisco making it convenient for employees from across the city to attend.
We will also host 24 Flu Shot Clinics to ensure that you have a chance to get your free flu shot before flu season begins.
At Open Enrollment events, you'll be able to:
- Add/change your medical and dental plan
- Add or drop dependents from coverage
- Drop ineligible dependents without penalty
- Enroll or re-enroll in a Health Care or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account(FSA)
- Enroll in voluntary benefits
Voluntary benefits are administered by our partner WORKTERRA (EBS) (formally EBS) and provide financial protection and services designed to help safeguard you and your family. SFHSS members receive group discounted rates on a wide-spectrum of plans including:
- Aetna Group Term Life Insurance
- Kansas City Life Short-Term Disability Insurance
- Voya Financial Accident Insurance
- Voya Financial Critical Illness Insurance
- Pets Best Insurance
- LifeLock Identity Theft Protection
- LegalShield Legal Plan
Open Enrollment Booklets and Guides will arrive in your mailbox soon or visit sfhss.org to learn more about more about 2019 benefits and rates.
You can also call SFHSS at (415) 554-1750. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm daily during the Open Enrollment period from October 1-31st (except on Thursday, October 11 and 25 when phone lines will open at 9:30am).
You can also meet with a benefits analyst, no appointment necessary, at our offices located at 1145 Market Street, 3rd Floor. We are located in the Civic Center between 7th and 8th Street, across the street from the UN Plaza.