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Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for 2021 health and ancillary benefits is October 19-November 13, 2020. Learn about the benefit options offered through State of Maryland and make your elections before the end of open enrollment. 

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View or download the 2021 Health Benefits Guide [PDF].

Open Enrollment 2021

The State of Maryland provides a generous benefit package to eligible employees and retirees with a wide range of benefit options from healthcare to income protection. Here’s what’s new for 2021.

  • Online benefits enrollment is mandatory for active and contractual employees who wish to make benefits elections for plan year 2021.
  • Wellness activities reset in 2021. See the Wellness section of this site or pages 4-5 of the 2021 Health Benefits Guide for details on earning incentives to reduce your costs this calendar year.
  • As a result of the injunction granted by the court in Fitch vs. State of Maryland, there are no changes to the prescription coverage provided to Medicare eligible in 2021.
  • Healthcare FSA annual amount increase to $2,750.
  • Expanded access to Flu Shots at most pharmacies nationwide – $0 copay

Go to the State of Maryland’s enrollment website to make your benefit elections.