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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to maximize the comprehensive health benefits available to you as a UC employee.

UC Merced Benefits is available to help you understand your options in order to make the best selections for your and your family.

  • Open Enrollment runs from 8am on October 29th through 5pm on November 24th.
  • Open Enrollment changes will be effective January 1, 2021
  • All Open Enrollment changes are made through UCPath

WHAT TO DO DURING OPEN ENROLLMENT

  • Enroll in or opt out of UC sponsored medical/dental/vision/legal plans
  • Add or remove eligible family members within your medical/dental/vision/legal plans
  • Enroll or reenroll in Health FSA and/or Dependent Care FSA

UC SYSTEMWIDE VIRTUAL BENEFITS FAIR

UC’s systemwide Benefits Fair opens at ucal.us/benefitsfair on October 27th and is available 24/7 to all faculty and staff until Open Enrollment closes on November 24th.
 
Explore virtual booths with resources, videos and representatives available to answer your Open Enrollment questions.

OPEN ENROLLMENT FLYER

MEDICAL RATES FOR 2021

Employee Medical Plan Costs 

Retiree Medical Plan Costs 

2021 HIGHLIGHTS - WHAT'S CHANGING

HEALTH & WELFARE PLAN DETAILS AVAILABLE

Visit the UCnet Open Enrollment page for a comprehensive overview of Medical Plans. Details are also available for: