Open Enrollment for Benefits

Open Enrollment:  April 29 - May 17, 2024

Your changes are effective July 1, 2024.

This is the magical time of year when you can make changes to your benefit plans. If you don’t take any action, you’ll automatically stay in the same medical, dental, and life insurance plans that you are currently enrolled in.

Make the following changes in PRISM (between April 29 – May 17). 

  • change, add, or drop insurance plans
  • buy additional supplemental life insurance
  • buy voluntary long-term disability insurance
  • enroll in a flexible spending account (FSA)
  • add or remove eligible dependents(PDF, 124KB) from insurance plans

What Must You Do During O
pen Enrollment?

→ If you would like to change the plan in which you are enrolled or add/remove
eligible dependents(PDF, 124KB), you must make this change in PRISM during Open Enrollment.

→ Flexible Spending Account (FSA) participants must re-enroll during Open Enrollment
to if they need to replenish funds in an FSA for July 1st.

→ Make your changes in PRISM from April 29th through May 17th (11:59 pm).

In Brief:  What’s Changing for July 1?

Biweekly Insurance Premiums

Medical and dental insurance premiums are increasing. Please review the FY25 Employee Biweekly Premium Rate Chart(PDF, 514KB)

Health Care & Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts
Annual maximum increases to $3,200.
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA)

The County will reimburse employees for 50% of their Dependent Care FSA election, up to a maximum of $2,000.
Enroll in PRISM with the total amount you need for the entire fiscal year ($5,000 per family maximum). PRISM will calculate the reimbursement and provide it in your pay slips after July 1st.

Cigna Changes

Cigna's vision network is changing to EyeMed.  All Cigna participants will receive an EyeMed vision ID card in the mail. Digital ID cards are also available via the Cigna mobile app. 

Delta Dental Of Virginia

We are changing the name of our plan "Delta Dental Premium" to "Delta Dental Enhanced."  Benefits under the plan remain unchanged! Members of the "Enhanced" plan will get new ID cards mailed to their home address. 

30 Days to Report a Life Event
Please note that beginning on July 1, 2024, employees must report life event changes (birth, marriage, divorce, loss of coverage, gain of coverage, etc.) within 30 days in order to make benefit changes. 

A full list of changes for FY25 is available in the Employee Benefits Guide(PDF, 3MB)

Need more details? 

Log into your County device and visit AC Commons > Benefits & HR > Benefits > Open Enrollment