Open Enrollment is Half Over!

Make sure to review important changes and make any desired election changes by Friday, October 22, 2021. Webinar sessions are still available for health benefits and vendor questions.

Optum Financial Annual Enrollment Reminder

State employees and retirees must re-enroll in the following accounts each year: Health Savings Account (HSA), Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Limited Purpose FSA, Dependent Day Care Account, Parking Account, and Transit Account. If you don’t act by Friday, October 22, your account(s) will not be available for 2022.

For more information about pre-tax savings accounts, see the ETF website.

Introducing Benefits Mentor

Benefits Mentor is the new interactive benefits counselor for active state employees and non-Medicare retirees. Powered by ETF’s secure data warehouse, Benefits Mentor will use your claims information (if available) as a basis for personalized plan design recommendations. Visit to sign-up and get started!

Protect Against the Flu

Now is the time to get a flu vaccine! Getting a flu vaccine every year offers the best available protection against flu, as well as reducing illnesses and hospitalizations. Getting your flu vaccine will also help to conserve medical resources for the care of COVID-19 patients. Visit an in-network pharmacy, or contact your health care provider to make an appointment.

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