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Our next annual Open Enrollment is in November 2019 for plan changes effective January 1, 2020. If you have moved out of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Plan service area, please contact the Trust Fund Office at (213) 386-8590 or (800) 293-1370.
Changes made during the upcoming Open Enrollment period take effect January 1, 2020.
If you are eligible during the Open Enrollment period, you will receive a notice from the Administrative Office with instructions on how to enroll. Our next annual Open Enrollment period is November 2019, for plan changes effective January 1, 2020. If you have moved out of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Plan service area, please contact the Administrative Office at (213) 386-8590 or (800) 293-1370.
In general, you can change your medical plan once a year during the annual Open Enrollment period. However, depending on what state you live in and your active status, you may only have one medical and/or dental plan option. See Comparison of Medical Plan Benefits 2019. You can, however, change your medical primary care physician or your dental office (if applicable) during the calendar year.
No, unfortunately if you missed the annual Open Enrollment period you can no longer make changes until the next annual Open Enrollment period. The exception to this rule is if you meet the 1,380 hours requirement for the current plan year, your agreement provides for contributions to the Gold Plan and you are enrolled in the Kaiser HMO in Colorado and move outside of Kaiser's service area.
No, parents are not eligible to enroll on your Health Plan. For more information contact the Administrative Office at (213) 386-8590 or (800) 293-1370.
Yes, you can cover your dependent child up to the age of 26 if you have provided the Administrative Office with all the required documentation.
Yes, if you are the legal guardian or awarded legal custody of your siblings, they may be considered eligible dependents. For more information please contact the Administrative Office at (213) 386-8590 or (800) 293-1370.
Yes, this is considered a life event and you are eligible to add your dependent within 30 days from the birth. Contact the Administrative Office to obtain the Enrollment Forms to add your new dependent.
You are allowed to add or drop a dependent during the Plan year if you have a qualifying life event such as a birth, marriage, divorce or your spouse loses their coverage. If you are adding a dependent you will be required to complete an Enrollment Change Form, obtainable through the Administrative Office or this website. You must add or drop your dependents within 30 days of the qualifying life event.
Your new ID card(s) were mailed to your home address on file. If you did not receive your ID cards, you may be able to print them from the Kaiser or Anthem website depending on which plan you are enrolled in effective January 1, 2019. Or, call Kaiser or Anthem directly to request them.
No, as long as you are eligible for Plan benefits based on Active work hours these benefits are offered to you at no cost. If you lose coverage you will be offered COBRA Continuation of Coverage, which you will be required to submit monthly premiums to the Administrative Office to continue your healthcare.