Open Enrollment - Now Closed
Employees can make changes to their benefits during the annual open enrollment. This year's annual enrollment was October 26 to November 23, 2020, for coverage effective January 1, 2021. Employees who do not take action during open enrollment will keep their current coverage, as long as their plan is still available.
You are not required to make any changes to your health plans during open enrollment. If you choose not to make any changes, you will remain enrolled in your current health plans.
Learn more about open enrollment, plans and premium changes, and more on the HCA website.
How do i make changes?
Enrollment is done through the SEBB My Account online portal. Use the portal to enroll in coverage, verify your dependents, state tobacco usage, view your coverage choices, make changes during open enrollment or waive coverage.
From October 26 - November 23, 2020, you can contact the HCA call center for technical assistance with SEBB My Account at 1-855-548-3100. They're open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
SEBB My Account
WHAT CHANGES CAN I MAKE?
- Change your medical, dental, or vision plan.
- Add or remove a dependent
- Re-attest to the spouse or state-registered domestic partner coverage premium surcharge.
- Waive your enrollment in medical coverage if qualifications are met.
- Enroll in medical coverage if you previously waived SEBB medical coverage
- Enroll or reenroll in a Medical Flexible Spending Arrangement and/or the Dependent Care Assistance Program.
- Enroll in supplemental Long Term Disability Insurance
Earn $125 with smarthealth
If you're eligible for SEBB benefits, you have access to a free wellness program called SmartHealth. It is a secure, voluntary, online and mobile-friendly wellness platform that supports and rewards employees as they work toward their well-being goals.
By participating in activities, you can improve your personal wellness AND earn points. Earn 2,000 SmartHealth points by Nov. 30, 2020 and receive $125 wellness incentive applied to next year’s medical deductible or deposited into your Health Savings Account. (New SEBB medical subscribers with a medical effective date from October through December 2020 have until December 31, 2020 to complete their points.)
Go to https://smarthealth.hca.wa.gov to get started or to continue participating in activities.
new in 2020
Highline will be offering new voluntary benefits through Aflac effective January 1, 2021. This is a one-time guarantee issue opportunity - no health questions asked. Benefits include Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity Insurance.
While medical insurance pays for doctors and hospitals, Aflac is insurance that pays cash benefit directly to you for things like wellness visits, COVD testing, injuries and sickness with rates as low as $2.00 per week. Aflac rates do not increase when you file claims or as you age. Review the plans and elect coverage athttps://highlineschooldistrict.selfenroll.com beginning on October 26. Your Employee ID for login is your last name and date of birth. Example: smithmmddyyyy.
Aflac is also offering a new benefits app for access to ALL SEBB benefit comparisons, premiums, and a link to easily make your benefit election. Download the app by texting "highline" to 36260.