The chart below provides a quick reference for which benefit changes you can make during open enrollment.



Add or Remove Dependents

Change Plans

Cancel Coverage

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance1

Vision Insurance1


Accident Plan1

Not available for retirees


Health Savings Account (HSA)2

Must re-enroll every year

Must be paired with a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)

N/A Only if you change to an HDHP

You can no longer contribute to your HSA once you leave an HDHP

Your account balance is always yours to use on eligible expenses

Other Pre-Tax Savings Accounts2

(Health Care Flexible Spending Account, Limited Purpose FSA, Dependent Day Care Account, Parking Account, Transit Account)

Must re-enroll every year N/A N/A Participation will automatically end if you do not re-enroll

1You may not be eligible for all benefits. Visit the Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, and Accident Plan pages to learn about eligibility.

2Pre-tax savings accounts are only available to state employees and some state retirees. They are not available to local members.