Open Enrollment 2016
Deadline Extended – Wed. April 27 at 5pm
We encourage you to re-evaluate your benefits each year to ensure you are enrolled in the best option for you and your family. For FY17, there are a few changes to the medical plans and the prescription drug plan. Click the links to the left for more details.
Benefits open enrollment for active faculty and staff is completed online via Esther. Esther can be accessed from any online device, including your computer, tablet, or phone. The absolute deadline to complete your benefits open enrollment is Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 5:00pm. There are no extensions or grace periods. This is a true deadline.
For more video help, click here to watch a video about the ACO and click here for a video about the CDHP. You can also click here for two videos – one about benefits tools available to you and another about the DocFind – a tool you can use to help you see if your doctor is covered under the various plans offered at Rice.
Benefits Enrollment for Fiscal Year 2017
Enrollment Begins: Monday, April 4, 2016
Enrollment Ends: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 (5:00 pm) – No Exceptions!!
Benefits Effective Dates: July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
Benefits Booklet: 2016-2017