CMU's 2017-18 Open Enrollment

Begins:  April 24
Deadline:  May 5 at 5:00pm (Eastern Time)

All benefit election changes MUST be made during the enrollment period and will be binding for the 2017-18 plan year, July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018.

 Mandatory Enrollment

All benefit-eligible employees MUST select their medical/prescription, dental, vision and flexible spending account for next benefit year online in CMU CHOICES. If no action is taken by 5 pm EDT May 5, employees will be assigned default medical/prescription and dental coverage (if currently enrolled). They will not be enrolled in vision coverage and flexible spending account plan. 

Default Coverage List

Changes to Benefit Plans

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Comparing BCBS Plans            Comparing MESSA Plans          Comparing Dental Plans


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