Open Enrollment 2020


Open Enrollment is your opportunity to make changes to your medical, dental, vision, life, and other benefits for the 2020 calendar year.

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What’s New for 2020

See what’s new in your benefits plan(s) for 2020. More information can be found in the 2020 Open Enrollment Materials.

Enrollment is active this year, which means you must go online and select benefits. Your current benefit elections will not roll forward. If you do not go online to enroll, you will not receive Notre Dame benefits in 2020.

  • Medical Plan Changes

    • A new HSA Medical Plan will be offered (view the 2020 Open Enrollment Materials for more details on this new and exciting plan)
    • The HMO will not be offered in 2020
    • Deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums are rising slightly in the PPO plan
  • Flexible Spending Account Changes

    • A new Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account (LPFSA) will be offered to faculty and staff who enroll in the HSA plan
    • Prescription drug payments will automatically flow to the Anthem FSA system for reimbursement
  • Rx Changes

    • A small number of drugs offered through the OptumRX formulary will be added, dropped, or will have tier changes.
  • Supplemental Life, Critical Illness and Accident Coverage Changes

    • The premiums for supplemental life, accident and critical illness benefits will all decrease in 2020.
  • Wellness Center Changes

    • Particpants in the new HSA will be able to access the Wellness Center for a $30 access fee
Wellness Center Costs by Plan and Service
Office Visit $15 $15 $30
Labs $0 $0 Deductible / Coinsurance*
Prescription Drugs Copay Copay Deductible / Copay
Physical Therapy $15 $15 $30
Wellness Coach $0 $0 $0
Chronic Condition Nurse $0 $0 $0
Annual Physical $0 $0 $0

* While in deductible phase. Once met, members will be responsible for 15% of the total charge.

Use Ask Alex to help you choose your benefits

Use Ask Alex, to help you choose the best plan for you and your family . Before you make your elections this year, AskAlex, will walk you through all of the decision points that you need to consider when choosing the coverage that is best for you and your family. AskAlex helps take the confusion out of your choices by using easy to follow language and prompts. Visit

MyBenefits – Online Benefits Enrollment

Enrollment will be available October 15 through November 1, 2019 at

Open Enrollment Information and Enrollment Assistance Sessions

Mark your calendar to get a head start on understanding the 2020 benefits offerings.

Open Enrollment Materials

Here you will find the Open Enrollment Summary, the Open Enrollment Decision Guide, and additional information about the 2020 benefits programs.

Irish Health

Visit over 50 benefits vendors and campus partners. Consult with health experts, learn about benefits programs and options, and enjoy free refreshments, services, massages, and giveaways!