November 13, 2006
UC Open Enrollment ends November 21
You've got a few days left--until November 21--to make Open
Enrollment changes. Go to the UC
Open Enrollment web site and decide whether you want to
make any changes for 2007 in your health and welfare benefit
General information and the 2007 monthly premium rates for
UC medical plans are available at the Open Enrollment web site,
where you also can review your personal benefits summary, find
out about plan benefits and services changes for 2007, use special
tools to help you decide if you should make enrollment changes,
and make and confirm changes.
You may wish to consider enrolling or re-enrolling for 2007
in the UC
Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA) program. The HCRA account
allows you to use pre-tax dollars to pay qualified health care
expenses while reducing your tax liability. New this year is
a convenient spending account card to pay your expenses. For
details, go online to the Open Enrollment web site HCRA section.
For other ways to save on taxes, see the UC Benefits article
More Cash? Use UC Benefits to Save on Taxes."