2019 Open Enrollment Calendar


October 8, 2018 • Employees hired on or before October 8 must enroll during the 2019 open enrollment period

October 9 • 2019 open enrollment period begins

• Employees hired on or after October 9 who have a NYS EMPLID must enroll by November 9.

• New state employees hired during the open enrollment period who have not been assigned a NYS EMPLID may enroll by submitting a 2019 CIS application within 60 days of their hire date.

November 4
•  Last day to submit change in status applications for 2018 plan year
•  Last day to submit requests for adjustments for 2018 plan year

November 9 • 2019 open enrollment period ends at midnight
• Online application disabled at midnight
• Enrollment hotline disabled at midnight

November 10 • First day to submit new hire/change in status applications for 2019 plan year

November 27 • Confirmation notices sent to all applicants

December 10 • Deadline for WageWorks to receive written confirmation notice corrections from applicants

January 9, 2019
•  First deduction taken from Administration Payroll participants

January 17
•  First deduction taken from Institution Payroll participants

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

March 31
•  Deadline for submitting Reimbursement Request forms for 2018 plan year

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor