Office of Human Resources

2021 Open Enrollment

The 2021 open enrollment period for eligible employees to enroll for benefits is October 27 – November 10.  During the open enrollment period, the University's benefit plans renew, and all employees who are eligible for benefits must take action to elect or decline plans or coverage and add or drop dependents. Elections made during Open Enrollment are effective on January 1 and remain in place for one year. 

Open Enrollment FAQs

Are there changes to the 2021 medical plans?

Yes, there are changes to the medical plans including:

  • Xavier will continue to offer Anthem’s Blue Access PPO and Anthem’s Blue Access HSA/HDHP Plans with increased deductibles and out of pocket maximums.
  • Xavier will offer a new plan, Anthem's Blue Connection Plan. This plan is an HMO plan design with lower deductibles and specific network providers:  Tri-Health, St. Elizabeth, and Cincinnati Children's.    
  • A prescription drug plan change from National Formulary to Essential formulary. Employees impacted by this change will receive notification directly from Anthem.
  • Walgreens is removed from the pharmacy network.
  • The spousal surcharge will increase from $80.00 to $120.00 per month.

How do I learn more about the medical plan design changes?

All benefit-eligible employees are encouraged to attend one of the twelve informational sessions offered via WEBEX by HORAN and scheduled between the dates October 12, 2020, through October 26, 2020. Register now for a session.  Employees can also review their current benefits at any time by logging into BenefitFocus at benefits.xavier.edu.

Open Enrollment Materials

What are the dates for the Open Enrollment Sessions? 

Day

Dates

Time

Virtual Invitation

Monday

12-Oct-20

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Tuesday

13-Oct-20

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Tuesday

13-Oct-20

12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Wednesday

14-Oct-20

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Thursday

15-Oct-20

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Monday

19-Oct-20

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Tuesday

20-Oct-20

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Wednesday

21-Oct-20

12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Wednesday

21-Oct-20

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Wednesday

21-Oct-20

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Thursday

22-Oct-20

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Friday

23-Oct-20

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  WEBEX Invite

Register for Virtual Open Enrollment Sessions

How can I view my current benefits?

You can view your current benefits by logging into the BenefitsFocus System.  Log into the BenefitsFocus System.

Will there be a Benefits Fair this year?

Yes, Xavier University Virtual Benefits Fair on Monday, October 26, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  You can join as early as 9:30 a.m.  Our vendors are scheduled throughout the day for Zoom sessions, during which employees will have the opportunity to ask questions and get the information needed.  View details and registration.  Your registered link is good to use for any and all the sessions throughout the day.    

XAVIER UNIVERSITY'S 2021 RETIREES OPEN ENROLLMENT 

Non-Active Employees (retirees)

Due to COVID-19, there will be no open enrollment sessions for retirees this year.  The retirement packets will be mailed out early this year to allow the retirees more time to look over the information.  The Open Enrollment Period ends on November 10, 2020. HORAN's engagement team will be available to answer plan questions.

HORAN's Engagement Team
Engagement@horanassoc.com
1-844-694-6726

Retirees Open Enrollment Materials