Did you move, marry or have a child in 2017? Make sure ERSC has updated information for your taxes, pension, life insurance and defined contribution plan beneficiaries.
Employee Benefits Open Enrollment will be held online from October 9–November 3, 2017. Here is what you can expect during this year’s Open Enrollment.
Fiscal year (FY) 2018–2020 negotiated agreements between the Montgomery County Board of Education and the three employee associations include a number of changes to employee benefits, effective January 1, 2018. Learn about these changes so you will be ready to choose the right benefit options for you and your family.
Do you know how to make changes to your benefits during Open Enrollment? How about how to attest to your 2017 tobacco-use status? Find out here. Also, read dos and don’ts to make sure the process for submitting changes to your benefits for 2018 goes smoothly.
Find answers to common questions about Open Enrollment so you will be ready to enroll in or change your benefits and make your tobacco-use attestation(s).
Join us at an Open Enrollment Benefit Fair to meet benefit plan vendors and discuss your options with Employee and Retiree Service Center (ERSC) staff.
Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) let you set aside a specified dollar amount from your pay “pretax” to pay for qualifying out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. This amount reduces your gross pay and is sheltered from taxes. Find out if an FSA is right for you.
Be sure to review your 2017 Retirement Benefit Statements on PenPoint, the MCPS self-service, online retirement system.
If you have not already named beneficiary(ries) for your Fidelity 403(b) and 457(b) retirement savings account, be sure to do so. If you don’t, plan benefits might not be paid the way you intended.
To continue receiving rate reductions on your health insurance, you must participate in the Wellness Initiatives program every year by completing a biometric health screening and health risk assessment within the announced timeframe.