Open Enrollment Begins Today—Here’s What You Need to Know

Exchange Benefits

Open Enrollment begins today, Nov. 1, and continues through Nov. 30. Associates are encouraged to review existing healthcare benefits and decide whether they want to make changes. Any election made will become effective Jan. 1, 2023.

For those who don’t plan to make any changes, no action is required. However, associates who would like to maintain their Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HSA) are required to make new elections each year.

Have questions? Visit Alex. He can help associates decide which plans best fits their needs. Be sure to make your elections in eBenefits. Both are located in Employee Self is also a great resource. You can find information about Health Incentive Credits, which can reduce your deductible and healtcare cost by completing health actions. You may also view information about the Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drug (MAPD) plan for Post-65 retirees, and much more information about your health plan.

Associates can receive $150 in incentive credits by completing a biometric screening no later than November 30, 2022.  Visit for more information about all available Health Incentive Credits.

Quest Diagnostics will be at the Exchange HQ Nov. 15 and 16 to offer a free and confidential biometric screening.  If you haven’t signed up yet, you can do so at  User registration key is DOD2022. Enter your Aetna W# on your Aetna insurance card.  If your spouse would like to join you, enter the Aetna W# with an S after the W#.

Associates can contact HRSC if they have questions ([email protected] /1-214-312-6190).

Aetna is hosting calls about the medical plans available to you during Open Enrollment. This is your opportunity to get answers to your questions.


                             844-712-3250 and 94500945# for attendee code

            CONUS Active Employees (Includes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico)
Attendees Day Month Date Time – Eastern Time
CONUS Mon Nov 1st 3:00 PM ET
CONUS Tues Nov 2nd 9:00 AM ET
CONUS Tues Nov 2nd 2:00 PM ET
CONUS Thur Nov 4th 5:00 PM ET
CONUS Mon Nov 8th 10:00 AM ET
CONUS Tues Nov 9th 4:00 PM ET
CONUS Mon Nov 15th 1:00 PM ET
CONUS Tues Nov 16th 10:00 AM ET
      OCONUS Active Employees & OCONUS retirees (Includes Guam)
Attendees Day Month Date Time – Eastern Time
OCONUS Tues Nov 2nd 8:00 AM ET
OCONUS Wed Nov 3rd 9:00 PM ET
OCONUS Mon Nov 8th 8:00 AM ET
OCONUS Tues Nov 16th 8:00 AM ET

During Open Enrollment you have the option to enroll or change your medical plan, add or delete dependents, increase your life insurance coverage for those already enrolled, update your beneficiaries, and much more! If you want to participate in a Flexible Spending Account or a Health Savings Plan in 2022, you must make these elections during Open Enrollment. They do not roll over from one year to the next.

Alex is back this year. He can help you make the best decision this open enrollment.  Take time and check in with Alex and be sure visit eBenefits to make your elections for 2022.

If you have questions about Open Enrollment, contact the Human Resource Support Center at 214-312-6190.






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