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Open Enrollment 2019

City of charleston Open Enrollment 

Monday, October 1, 2018 - Wednesday, October 31, 2018

We are excited to announce that there are changes to our benefits for 2019.  A few of them are listed here:

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability Benefit
  • Increased City H.S.A. Contributions
  • New Dental Insurance Carrier

Please review the 2019 Benefit Changes Announcement below to learn more!

Be sure to review the onsite department visit schedule and also download the Benefitfocus App to complete your enrollment. 

A Benefits Enroller will be available October 1 – 5 at five City locations to assist employees who have never had Aflac/Unum products, or for those who wish to make changes to those benefits.  See the Open Enrollment calendar for locations.  If you are unable to meet with the enroller, you can call the WorkPlace Solutions Call Center at 1-800-227-9985.  Their call center is open from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm.  You may call this number to complete your Open Enrollment and/or enroll in Aflac/Unum products.

Ways to Enroll: 

  • With your smartphone/ mobile device, download the Benefitfocus App to complete your enrollment.  Use code: charlestonsc
  • Log into HR Intouch HERE
  • Department site visits (see calendar)

Login information for Benefitfocus App & HR InTouch:

  • Username: TonyC6789 (full first name, first letter of last name, last four of SSN)
  • Password: Full SSN (no dashes)          
*We recommend that you have a copy of your most recent check stub with you when completing your enrollment to ensure that you are aware of all current coverage.

Important Pages & Information to Review:

Wellness Information:

City Wellness Programs
O2 Fitness Gym Membership
PUSH Enrollment

Beneficiary Forms:

SCRS/PORS Beneficiary Form - Only Original Will Be Accepted (No copies)
Cigna Life Insurance Beneficiary Form
Deferred Compensation Beneficiary Form

Retirement System Informational Flyers:

South Carolina Retirement System:
Class II Employees - Hired Before July 1, 2012
Class III Employees - Hired After July 1, 2012

Police Officers Retirement System:
Class II Employees - Hired Before July 1, 2012
Class III Employees - Hired After July 1, 2012

Payroll Information:

2019 Payroll Calendar

*Please note that 2018 1095-C reports will be available in the HR InTouch System.  They will not be mailed.  Please contact HR if you need further information.

Any changes that you need to make to your benefits will be accepted during this time for plan year 2019. If you need to:

  •  Add/Drop a dependent
  •  Enroll/Re-enroll into the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) program (medical or dependent  childcare)
  •  Change medical plans - ex: Change from the HRA to the HSA
  •  Increase your Additional Life Insurance benefit
  •  Update beneficiaries - forms available above

If you plan to add a dependent, such as your spouse or dependent child, you must bring the following documents to HR:
Spouse:    Copy of Social Security Card
                 Copy of Marriage License

Children:  Copy of Social Security Card  
                 Copy of long form Birth Certificate
**If these documents are not provided by the end of Open Enrollment, you may risk your dependent being removed from the plan.