Benefits Open Enrollment runs from October 26 through
November 15. Elections made during this time period will take effect on
January 1, 2006. On-line go to the Stanford Benefits website at
To make Open Enrollment elections by phone call (877)905-2985.
An Open Enrollment
Informational Meeting will take place at SLAC on Thursday, November 10,
from 11:00 a.m. to Noon in the Orange Room (Central Lab, Bldg. 40, Rm.
Beneficiary Re-Entry Required
Since there is a new benefits administration system in
place, all beneficiary information must be re-entered. Whether or not
you decide to make any changes to your benefits during Open Enrollment,
you must go on-line and record your life insurance beneficiary. You can
designate anyone as your beneficiary and can make changes at any time;
only the most recent information will remain in your records. If you do
not have computer access, you can submit beneficiary data by calling
If you plan on using a Flexible Spending
Account for Health Care or Dependent Care, you must re-enroll for 2006
since this benefit does not automatically rollover to the next plan
year. Also, if you have been approved for a Child Care Subsidy Grant for
2006, you must go on-line or call (877)905-2985 to accept your grant
during the Open Enrollment period.
Contact: Anita Piercey,
Ext. 2356, firstname.lastname@example.org