Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment begins on Oct. 15, 2019, and ends on Nov. 28, 2019. Any enrollments or changes made during Open Enrollment will become effective Jan. 1, 2020.
2019 State of Maryland Health Benefits Guide
Required Actions

No action is required unless you want to change benefits or dependents or enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) in 2020. With the exception of FSAs, current benefit choices roll over to 2020.

You Need To Take Action If …

  • You want to enroll for the first time, change plans, or change coverage levels for 2020.
  • You wish to participate or continue to participate in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for 2020. The IRS requires all flexible spending account participants to re-enroll in these plans every year. If you wish to continue these plan(s), be sure to make your elections for 2020 by the Nov. 28 deadline.

SPS Workday to Enroll or Make Changes:

Employees who wish to enroll or make changes will need to login to SPS Workday.

If you do not know your login ID (W#) or need help on how to enroll, please see our SPS Workday website which outlines where to find your username and how to enroll.

Review your benefits summary statement in SPS Workday for accuracy. It is your responsibility to correct any errors. 


Highlights of 2019 Open Enrollment

MetLife Named New Life Insurance and AD&D Vendor

Effective Jan. 1, MetLife will replace Securian as the life insurance and AD&D vendor. Those currently enrolled in Securian will automatically transfer to MetLife unless they opt out through Open Enrollment. 

Transition to MetLife
  • Same plan designs
  • Value-added services
    • Will preparation
    • Travel assistance
  • Reduced rates for most
Wellness Plan - Activities Reset Jan. 1, 2019

The Wellness Plan is voluntary and available to all employees enrolled in health benefits and enrolled spouses who are not Medicare-eligible.

To receive a $0 co-pay:

  • Select your PCP
  • Complete your Health Risk Assessment (HRA)

To receive $5 off specialist co-pay:

  • Complete any age/gender preventative screenings due

Go to Wellness Plan Activities to learn more about the activities and incentives for participation.

Health Care FSA - Limit Increase

We are waiting on the IRS-issued notice of the new maximum for 2020.