Important dates for your benefit choices

December 31, 2019 is the deadline for submitting a signed Health Insurance Transaction Form (PS-404) to your health benefits administrator (HBA) if you want to change your health insurance option and/or Pre-Tax election for the 2020 plan year.


Employees Date new health insurance options begin Earliest paycheck in which a deduction change will be made
Administration (lag-exempt payroll employees) Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 11, 2019
Administration (lag-payroll employees) Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 24, 2019
Institution (lag-exempt payroll employees) Jan. 2, 2020 Dec. 19, 2019
Institution (lag-payroll employees) Jan. 2, 2020 Jan. 2, 2020
Triple-Lag Payroll Employees Dec. 26, 2019 Jan. 2, 2020

Based on payroll deadlines, deduction changes related to an option-change request may be made in a future paycheck and will include adjustments retroactive to the beginning of the plan year.