Open Enrollment allows employees to enroll in benefits and make changes to benefits. Eligible employees may also enroll in or make changes to Tax$ave programs.

Procedure to change your State Health Benefits coverage

  • Obtain a State Health Benefits Program Medical and/or Dental Application.
  • Please complete the SHBP application for HMOs, TNs, or PPOs, if you are enrolling in a PPO or an HMO.
  • Please complete the SHBP application for High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP), if you are enrolling in a High Deductible Health plan.
  • If you are enrolling eligible dependents, you must include the proper documentation along with your SHBP application. Please review the Dependent Eligibility for a list of required documentation.
  • Mail forms to: Benefits Enrollment, University Human Resources, 57 US Highway 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8554. Campus Mail Address – ASB II, Cook Campus. All SHBP applications must be received no later than October 31, 2017.
  • Email forms to: openenrollment@hr.rutgers.edu

Procedure to waive your State Health Benefits coverage

Complete a State Health Benefits Program Medical and/or Dental Application and a SHBP State Waiver form. To waive coverage effective January 1, 2018, please indicate “Open Enrollment” on the Waiver form, otherwise the waiver will be processed on a timely basis prior to January 1, 2018.

Mail forms to: Benefits Enrollment, University Human Resources, 57 US Highway 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8554. Campus Mail Address – ASB II, Cook Campus. All SHBP applications must be received no later than October 31, 2017.

Email forms to: openenrollment@hr.rutgers.edu

Procedure to enroll, re-enroll, or change your Tax$ave options

To Waive the Premium Option Plan (POP)

If you wish to waive the Premium Option Plan (POP), return the POP Declination Form to Benefits Enrollment, University Human Resources, 57 US Highway 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8554. Campus Mail Address – ASB II, Cook Campus. All SHBP applications must be received no later than October 31, 2017.

To Enroll in the Flexible Spending Accounts with WageWorks

Flexible Spending Accounts administered by WageWorks do not renew automatically; you must enroll during the Open Enrollment period to participate in 2018.

Current participants of the FSA may Enroll online

New enrollments for January 1, 2018 must complete an Election Form and fax it to WageWorks at 1-866-672-4780

Complete an Election Form and return it to WageWorks, Enrollment Processing, P.O. Box 14766, Lexington, KY 40512-4766 postmarked no later than October 31, 2017

For detailed information about flexible spending accounts, please review the 2018 Tax$ave Reference Guide and the Tax$ave Overview.  You may also visit the WageWorks website or call 1-855-428-0446.