Open Enrollment 2018

The 2018 Open Enrollment Benefits Period Runs from October 1 - 31, 2017

Benefit plans change every year. This is your one chance to make changes affecting your 2018 benefits by reviewing the latest plans to see what’s new and different, add or drop eligible family members, review your premium contributions and make your selections before the window closes on October 31st.

Fax completed applications and documentation to (415)-554-1721. Mail or drop off to 1145 Market Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco 94103. The Open Enrollment deadline is October 31, 2017. Changes made to benefit elections during Open Enrollment will take effect on January 1, 2018.

Click "Open Enrollment and Flu Events" below to see our detailed Special Events Calendar for dates, times and places where you can attend an Open Enrollment event, Health Fair and Flu Clinic during the Open Enrollment period from October 1-31, 2017.

 

News and Updates for 2018

Blue Shield will be offering a new HMO health plan for 2018 called Trio HMO. Trio HMO has the same benefits as Blue Shield Access+, with access to many of the same hospitals and physicians, but with lower employee premiums. For more information and a complete list of hospitals in the Trio HMO plan, please visit sfhss.org/events/oe2018/bsctrio.html

Learn About Your 2018 Health Benefits!
Active employees and early retirees of the San Francisco Health Service System (SFHSS) are invited to attend free informational sessions about the 2018 SFHSS medical plans. Blue Shield of California, Kaiser Permanente and United Healthcare representatives will make presentations and be on-site to answer your individual questions.

Event Dates and Time:

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 5:30PM - 7:30PM
    Whitcomb Hotel, 1231 Market Street @ 8th Street, San Francisco
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 5:30PM - 7:30PM
    San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street
Space is limited so advanced registration is required.
RVSP today – call or register online.
Please RSVP by October 9, 2017 to reserve your seat.
Call: (415) 229-6739, TTY 711,
8:00AM – 8:00PM local time,
Seven (7) days a week
 

VSP Vision Care Adds a Premium Plan Choice
Pay a little more to enroll in the new VSP Premier Plan. You can get new glasses every year with a $300 frame allowance, or new contact lenses every year with a $250 allowance. Visit sfhss.vspforme.com or call 1-800-400-4569.

2018 Open Enrollment Video
To learn more about how the Open Enrollment process works and about the new benefits and changes in 2018, click on the Open Enrollment Video button below.




Active Employees

City & County of
San Francisco

BENEFIT GUIDE APPLICATION FORM

Municipal
Executives

BENEFIT GUIDE APPLICATION FORM

San Francisco Unified
School District

City College of
San Francisco

BENEFIT GUIDE APPLICATION FORM

PREMIUMS

Superior Court of
San Francisco

BENEFIT GUIDE APPLICATION FORM

Remember: if you want to make Flexible Spending Account ("FSA") contributions in 2018, you must enroll in an FSA during the Open Enrollment period.
All 2017 FSAs will automatically close on December 31, 2017.
Click here to learn more

Retirees

Retirees with Medicare:
You have two medical plan choices
in 2018. See the 2018 Retiree Guide
below for more details.
BENEFIT GUIDE
APPLICATION FORM
Retirees Not Eligible for Medicare:
You have the four medical plan options in
2018. See the 2018 Benefits Guide below
for more details.
BENEFIT GUIDE
APPLICATION FORM

 

2018 Plan Documents and Summaries of Benefits and Coverage

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Call us at (415) 554-1750
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