Open Enrollment Information
October is open enrollment and the time to make changes to your benefits effective January 1, 2022! You’ll receive an email with detailed instructions on how to make changes to your benefits. All changes must be submitted by 1:00 pm on October 29, 2021.
BENEFITS OPEN ENROLLMENT SESSIONS
Voluntary sessions will be held on the following dates. While sessions are voluntary, you will need to make an appointment for a virtual session or a Columbus campus session. Watch for emails soon with information about scheduling your appointment.
- Columbus campus, in-person, Shattuck Hall, 9 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, October 13 or Thursday, October 21. Appointment required.
- Virtual Session, 9 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, October 13 or Thursday, October 21. Appointment required.
- Tupelo campus, in-person, 9 am to 12 pm on Wednesday, October 20. No appointment required.
INSURANCE PREMIUM CHANGES
State health insurance premium rates will increase approximately 6% effective January 1, 2022. You can view the new rate sheet at https://knowyourbenefits.dfa.ms.gov/media/ukaavs4q/cy-2022-rate-sheet.pdf.
INSURANCE BENEFIT CHANGES
Beginning January 1, 2022, several benefit changes for health insurance will take effect, including an increase to in-network medical deductibles for Select coverage.
Last updated: 9/21/21