Human Resources
COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

Open Enrollment 2022

OPEN ENROLLMENT 2022

October 25 - November 15,   2021

It's Open Enrollment Season! Open Enrollment is the time to select your benefit choices for 2022. The City will be accepting Open Enrollment changes through Employee Online from October 25th through November 15th at 5pm. Please review the Open Enrollment Benefits Letter mailed to your home address for important 2022 plan changes.

  • Click here to view this years' Virtual Open Enrollment Session schedule, meeting links, and past recordings.
  • A comprehensive benefits package is offered to eligible employees, that may consist of Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending, Life and Legal Insurances. The Human Resources Benefits Team is available for any questions or concerns via phone at 951-826-5639 or email at citybenefits@riversideca.gov Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm (with holiday exceptions)

 

  • All Blue Shield and Kaiser plans experienced a slight rate increase. Please review your corresponding bargaining unit rate sheet for premium information
  • Due to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA), any unused Health FSA and/or Dependent Care FSA from 2021 may be rolled into 2022 (no maximum limit). This rollover will occur automatically with no need to re-enroll in the plan. You are responsibile for the $6.00 monthly administrative fee for the entire calendar year if you have a carryover balance, even if you do not re-enroll for 2022.

The Human Resources Department will be offering Open Enrollment informational sessions, free flu shots, and free health screenings. The complete schedule of informational sessions can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Please click on the Benefits Providers Directory to obtain answers to questions from Plan Providers (e.g. Kaiser, Blue Shield of California, Delta, Local Advantage, and VSP) directly. Specific problems or questions (e.g. billing) that cannot be addressed by the plan providers should be sent to the Benefits Division below citybenefits@riversideca.gov or by calling (951) 826-5639. To ensure the safety of all employees and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Benefits Team will require an appoinment to provide in-person Open Enrollment assistance.

 

Health Plans

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For benefitted employees, the City offers Medical plans that are provided through Kaiser Permanente and Blue Shield California. Each medical plan offers range of benefits to employees and their families.

You can review each medical plan’s benefit summary and access the Provider website by utilizing the links below.