By: Teri Bernstein
Most employers who provide benefits have a fall open enrollment period, where participants can choose a different type of plan. The dates change from employer to employer, so pay attention. The main benefit areas include:
It is not only open enrollment season at workplaces--it is also open enrollment season for the Affordable Care Act (November 1 to December 15, 2017). Some of the same issues arise when choosing benefit plans, with a notable addition: subsidies. All choices apply to 2018 and if you are late, in many cases you become ineligible for coverage. You might want to check out some advice:
Source: "How to navigate benefits enrollment season at work," by Lacie Glover, Los Angeles Times, October 29, 2017.
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