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Make the most of your benefits: Save these dates for Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment 2015 is just around the corner, opening at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, and continuing through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Be sure to take advantage of UCOP’s Benefits Fair and other upcoming events sponsored by the UCOP Benefits Office, where you can learn more and make the most of your medical benefits.

There will be several brown bags in both Franklin and Kaiser locations where you can ask questions and get answers from benefits staff, as follows:

  • Thursday, Oct. 30, 12 to 1 p.m., 512 Kaiser
  • Thursday, Nov. 6, 12 to 1 p.m., 11326 Franklin
  • Thursday, Nov. 13, 12 to 1 p.m., 11326 Franklin
  • Friday, Nov. 14, 12 to 1 p.m., 512 Kaiser

The UCOP Benefits Fair takes place Wednesday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Franklin Lobby 1 Conference Room. This is your chance to meet with UC medical plan vendors including Blue Shield, Health Equity, Health Net Blue & Gold, Kaiser, UC Care and Western Health Advantage, as well as Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan.

Representatives of other UC benefit plans will also be on hand, including ARAG (legal plan), Conexis (flexible spending accounts), Fidelity Retirement Services and Optum (Behavioral Health and Living Well), as well as supplemental insurance providers California Casualty, Liberty Mutual and Prudential.

Fidelity Retirement Services will also offer three retirement planning workshops on Nov. 5, and flu shots will be available at the Franklin Building. There will be treats, giveaways and raffle prizes.

Look for more information later this month, including medical rates for 2015 and a link to the Open Enrollment website.

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