2019 Open Enrollment ONLINE

Nov. 1 - 15, 2018

How to Enroll:

All benefit elections will be made using SmartBenTM.

You may long-in to the SmartBenTM system 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during Open Enrollment to make your benefit elections for 2019.

Log-in with your BearID and Password at:

Need help with SmartBen? Then use our SmartBenTM Guide

What's New for 2019!

Effective January 1, 2019, Baylor University will provide employees with:

Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance in addition to basic Life Insurance.

MDLIVE is a telemedicine service for members who are covered by the group health insurance plan. Members can video chat with an in-network physician and avoid the inconvenience and high costs of going to an emergency room or urgent care center. Prescriptions will be sent directly to your pharmacy.

Livongo - a transform diabetes care program for members who are covered by the group health insurance plan - is designed to help members with diabetes who have uncontrolled A1C levels.

Printable version of the 2019 Open Enrollment Brochure

2019 Open Enrollment Overview

  • There is a new premium schedule for health insurance, however, the plan design has not changed.
  • You will be required to re-establish your Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) deferrals for 2019.
  • Cigna Dental premiums will remain the same for 2019!
  • EyeMed premiums will remain the same for 2019!
  • Review and update your dependents and beneficiaries.

Open Enrollment Events

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