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Benefits Administration

Annual Enrollment Period

The annual enrollment period for 2015 insurance benefits is October 1 to November 1, 2014, for most programs. Changes in coverage become effective on the following January 1 and participants must remain enrolled in their selected benefit options until the next year. Subject to eligibility, during this time you can:

Choose your health insurance options:
  – Choose either the Partnership, Standard or Limited PPO, subject to eligibility*
  – Select your health insurance carrier — either BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee or Cigna
  – Enroll in or cancel health insurance for yourself or your eligible dependents
Enroll in, cancel or transfer between dental options (if eligible)
Enroll in, cancel or transfer between vision options (if eligible)
Enroll in or cancel optional accidental death coverage (if eligible)
Apply for, cancel, increase or decrease optional term life coverage amounts (if eligible)

All participants eligible for health coverage are sent information on available benefit options, premium data, a listing of benefit changes, service areas and vendor changes for the upcoming year. You may view copies of decision guides below and benefit comparison charts on the Publications Page.

Employees who want to make changes in benefits, must do so online using employee self service (ESS) in Edison.
View instructions on using Edison ESS »

View 2015 Benefit Changes »

*Limited PPO is available to local education and local government employees only. If you enrolled in the Partnership PPO for 2014 and you and/or your spouse did not fulfill the Partnership Promise, you are not eligible to continue in this option during 2015. You will have the option to enroll in 2016.