Open Enrollment 2019 - 2020

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Open Enrollment 2019 - 2020

Your Annual Opportunity to Review and Change Benefits 

All process details, as well as plan descriptions and costs, can be found on the benefits pages below.

FY20 rate changes, due to agency or individual changes, will be effective July 1, 2019. ALL changes and elections must be done no later than May 22, 2019 at 5:00pmChanges after this date will not be accepted.


Open Enrollment Meeting

May 13, 2019 from 10:00am - 1:00pmMindfulness Program from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

For those who could not attend the meeting in person or via Zoom:


Human Resources is available to answer your questions!

Call-in Hours:

  • Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 2:30pm - 5:30pm

To call-in, dial 413.588.5922 (Cynthia Miller) or 413.588.5932 (Art Scott). Additionally, you may email your questions to

Open Enrollment FAQs

To access our list of Frequently Asked Questions, click here. **HR will continue to update this document throughout Open Enrollment. We encourage you to check back often!



  • 2019 CES Open Enrollment Overview
  • Health will remain with Harvard Pilgrim.
  • 1% decrease in premium for Health Insurance premiums.
  • 14.5% decrease in Dental Insurance premium.
  • 9% increase in Voluntary Vision Insurance premium.

Important Information - Action Required!

  • Interested in a FSA this year? You must elect at this time to have one. Paper enrollment is required.
  • Interested in Vision coverage? Elect or make changes at this time.
  • To elect Voluntary Life Insurance or Short Term Disability - to elect benefits for the first time, or to make changes, paper enrollment is required. No medical information necessary.
  • Very Important MANDATORY Open Enrollment Action! You must complete a DENTAL Enrollment form in order to maintain your dental coverage. Failure to do so may result in a temporary suspension of your benefits.

BJ's Membership

Now is the time to renew your BJ's membership or become a member at the CES rate.

BJ's wholesale flyer

How to Enroll

Please complete the Membership Application and return it to Human Resources by fax: 413.584.8217 or email:

BJ's Wholesale Member Application

Temporary passes are available to employees who have submitted applications.

For more information, contact: 
413.586.4900 x5923, x5922 or x5932