Employee Benefits Open Enrollment ended at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2023. All changes made during Open Enrollment will be effective January 1, 2024. Scroll down for links to 2024 benefits information.
If you made a change to your benefits online during Open Enrollment, you should have received confirmation of your changes while still logged in to the Benefits Enrollment System. In addition, you should have received a confirmation email in your MCPS Outlook account.
To check the status of your 2024 benefits, do the following after November 24, 2023:
Visit the ESS web page and click on My current benefits under the blue My Benefits banner. Log in with your MCPS user ID and password. The next screen will display your benefits for calendar year 2023. Change the effective date to 01/01/2024, and click Continue to see your benefits information for 2024.
To check your Wellness Initiatives participation status, follow these instructions.
2024 Employee Benefit Summary
Contains a detailed summary of all benefits options effective January 1, 2024.
2024 Health Plan Rates
Informs you of the monthly cost to employees of all health plans, factoring in Wellness Initiatives credits or charges, effective January 1, 2024.
2024 Leave Health Plan Rates
Informs you of the cost of all health plans for employees currently on leave, effective January 1, 2024.
The Wellness Initiatives program provides incentives to help you reduce your health insurance costs. This link takes you to a page with information about the program so you will be ready to take advantage of the rate reductions for 2025.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Save Money on Healthcare and Dependent Care!—This online booklet, effective January 1, 2024, contains additional details about FSAs, including the types of expenses for which you can receive reimbursement from an FSA, deadlines for submitting expenses, and the IRS "use it or lose it" rule.