Bulloch County strives to provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits program designed to help our employees balance work and life responsibilities. This information is provided to assist you in making the best decisions regarding your benefits. From May 13th through May 27th, full-time employees are able to change, add, drop, or re-enroll in certain county benefits plans. For most benefits, this is the ONLY opportunity to make arbitrary changes to your coverage. The choices you make during open enrollment will become effective July 1st.
No Costs Increases
Bulloch County works hard to keep your benefits affordable. Once again this year, your premiums for health, dental, vision, and dependent life insurance will remain the same. No cost increases for our employees!
Changes and/or enrollments MUST be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2022. No exceptions.
All choices elected during open enrollment become effective July 1, 2022.
We strongly encourage ALL benefits-eligible employees to complete the open enrollment process. If you do not:
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Under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code, you are allowed to pay for certain group insurance premiums with pre-tax dollars. This means your premium deductions are taken before federal income and social security taxes are calculated, resulting in a net savings.
However, you must make your benefits elections carefully, including the choice to waive coverage. Your pretax elections will remain in effect until the next open enrollment period unless you experience an IRS approved qualifying change in status.
After the Open Enrollment Period, you cannot make changes to your coverage during the year unless you experience a change in family status. You have 31 days from a change in family status to make changes to your current coverage. Examples include, but are not limited to:
NOTE: The summary information on this site is for general reference only.
Your actual benefits are governed by the plan documents.