2019 Annual Benefit Enrollment Information 
Friday, September 21, 2018 at 4:06PM
CWA 4340

-Employee Annual Benefit Enrollment for 2019 is from October 1 through November 16, 2018.  This timeframe for enrollment is for active and retirees. Upon close of the open enrollment period any changes will only be considered in extenuating circumstances. Information can be reviewed online beginning September 24, 2018.

- The Enrollment Service Center is 1-877-722-0020 to enroll by telephone.

- To enroll from home or a personal mobile device visit www.att.com/benefitscenter.

- To enroll from work log onto the Onestop website, select the AT&T Benefits Center tile and you will be directed to the benefits center website.

- There are no monthly contribution or plan design changes to the AT&T Plans (selfinsured options HCN option 1 and 2, PPO option 1 and 2, Dental PPO and HMO, and Vision Program) for 2019.

- Medical HMO’s (HAP, Blue Care Network, Priority, etc.) are not bargained for and may have changes to monthly contributions and/or plan provisions, review them carefully.

- Review your current coverage and check your network providers to ensure they are in network. (Use the built-in plan decision tool to check providers)

- Under the Affordable Care Act, you can enroll eligible dependents in your medical program and Careplus through the month they reach age 26 (even if they’re not living with you, not a college student, married, etc.).  You can enroll them (if unmarried) in dental and vision through the end of the year they turn 23.

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA) maximum contributions increase for 2019 to $2,650 for health care FSA, and $5,000 for dependent care FSA. 

- Careplus continues to be no cost for 2019; increased coverage for hearing aids from $1,000 to $4,000 (every three years, after base medical plan deductible plan has been met). Vaccines required for international travel are now covered.

- Review and update beneficiary designations, especially if you’ve had a recent life event such as a marriage or divorce. 

- One postcard will be mailed to homes. All other materials (annual enrollment guide, enrollment materials, announcements, reminders, etc.) will be done electronically (Insider, Onestop, ebenefits, SMS Message, etc.).

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