2017 Open Enrollment Calendar


October 2, 2016 • Employees hired on or before October 2 must enroll during the 2017 open enrollment period

October 3 • 2017 open enrollment period begins

• Employees hired on or after October 3 who have a NYS EMPLID must enroll by November 7.

• New state employees hired during the open enrollment period who have not been assigned a NYS EMPLID may enroll by submitting a 2017 CIS application within 60 days of their hire date.

November 6
•  Last day to submit change in status applications for 2016 plan year
•  Last day to submit requests for adjustments for 2016 plan year

November 7 • 2017 open enrollment period ends at midnight
• Online application disabled at midnight
• Enrollment hotline disabled at midnight

November 8 • First day to submit new hire/change in status applications for 2017 plan year

November 21 • Confirmation notices sent to all applicants

December 5 • Deadline for Fringe Benefits Management Company, a Division of WageWorks, to receive written confirmation notice corrections from applicants

January 5, 2017
•  First deduction taken from Institution Payroll participants

January 11
•  First deduction taken from Administration Payroll participants

January 31
•  Deadline for correcting administrative errors resulting from open enrollment process

March 31
•  Deadline for submitting Reimbursement Request forms for 2016 plan year

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor