New Hire/Newly Eligible Benefits Enrollment


Overview

The eBenefits functionality allows New Hires and Newly Benefits-Eligible employees to use MySJSU to enroll in various benefit plans. You must enroll in benefit plans within 60 days of employment/eligibility. Depending on your job classification, you may be eligible to enroll yourself, and in many instances, your family, in the following benefit plans: Medical, Dental, Medical Flex Cash, Dental Flex Cash, Flex Spending Health (HCRA) and Flex Spending Dependent (DCRA).


Navigate to New Enrollment

  1. Self Service > Benefits > New Enrollment
  2. Select your current marital status from the drop-down menu


How do I enroll in a Medical plan?

  1. Select the Medical Plan in which you wish to enroll from the drop-down menu 
    Information: Click the StaffFaculty or MPP/Confidential hyperlink, as appropriate to your job classification, to get more information about the medical plans and the providers 
    Important: If you select Blue Shield HMO, the Primary Care Provide field is required


How do I enroll in a Medical FlexCash plan?

  1. If eligible for FlexCash plan, first decline medical coverage. Select the Decline Coverage radio button to decline medical coverage
  2. To enroll in Medical FlexCash plan, select the New Enrollment radio button under the Medical FlexCash section 
    Information: Click the FlexCash Plan hyperlink to get more information about this plan
  3. Provide your alternate medical insurance policy information including the following:
    • Social Security number of the person who holds the alternate policy under which you are covered
    • Alternate medical insurance carrier name
    • Policy number


How do I enroll in a Dental plan?

  1. Select the Dental Plan in which you wish to enroll from the drop-down menu 
    Information: Click the StaffFaculty or MPP/Confidential hyperlink, as appropriate to your job classification, to get more information about the dental plans and the providers 
    Important: If you select DeltaCare USA-Enhanced, the Primary Office ID Number field is required. You can use the Select a Provider hyperlink to search for a Primary Dental Office ID


How do I enroll in a Dental FlexCash plan?

  1. If eligible for FlexCash plan, first decline dental coverage. Select the Decline Coverage radio button to decline dental coverage
  2. To enroll in Dental FlexCash plan, select the New Enrollment radio button under the Dental FlexCash section 
    Information: Click the FlexCash Plan hyperlink to get more information about this plan
  3. Provide your alternate dental insurance policy information including the following:
    • Social Security number of the person who holds the alternate policy under which you are covered
    • Alternate dental insurance carrier name
    • Policy number


How do I enroll in a Flex Spending Health (HCRA) and/or Flex Spending Dependent (DCRA) plan?

  1. Under Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA), select the New Enrollment radio button to enroll in the HCRA plan
  2. Under Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA), select the New Enrollment radio button to enroll in DCRA plan 
    Information: Click the Health Care Reimbursement Account or Dependent Care Reimbursement Account hyperlink to get more information about these plans
  3. As appropriate, type in your deduction amount in the Monthly HCRA Amount field and/or the Monthly DCRA Amount field


How do I enroll your eligible dependents in my Medical and/or Dental plan?

  1. Click the Add New Dependent button to add a new dependent
  2. Enter the Personal Information of the dependent
  3. Enter the Address & Telephone information
  4. If address and phone are the same as the Employee, then mark the Same Address as Employee checkbox
  5. Click the OK button to save the new dependent in the database and return to the New Enrollment page 
    Important: You must have a medical or dental plan selected for yourself before you can cover your eligible dependents in the same plan
  6. Select Add from the Medical Coverage drop-down menu to cover the corresponding dependent in your medical plan
  7. Select Add from the Dental Coverage drop-down menu to cover the corresponding dependent in your dental plan


Complete New Enrollment elections

  1. After you have made all your elections on the New Enrollment page, click the Continue button at the bottom of the page
  2. Effective Date of Coverage: Review this section to understand when your new elections will be effective
  3. Eligibility Documentation: Review this section to find out if any additional documentation is needed by your Benefits Representative before your elections can be finalized
  4. Disclosures and Privacy Notice: Click this hyperlink to read the disclosures and privacy information about the benefit plans you have elected
  5. After reading the Disclosures and Privacy Information, mark the check-box to affirm that you have read it and understand it
  6. Click the Sign button to electronically authorize your elections
  7. Click the Submit button to send your final choices to the Benefits Department
  8. After reading the information on this page, click the OK button
    Important: You and your Benefits Service Representative will receive an email notification indicating that you have submitted your benefits enrollment. Within 2 business days, your Benefits Service Representative will process and finalize your elections and send you another email notification indicating that your benefits enrollment is completed by the Benefits department.
    The email notifications are sent to your preferred email address on your MySJSU account. If you have not saved your preferred email address in MySJSU, please update it under Self Service> Personal Information> Email Addresses.
    Employees without a preferred email address in MySJSU will be contacted via phone by their Benefits Service Representative.