Enrolling & Changing Your Benefits

Benefits changes can be completed online or complete a Notice of Election (NOE) form (PDF).

Online: (May require supporting documents) MyBenefits

  • Contact information (address changes, phone or e-mail) Changes can be made by care team member.
  • New born
  • Adoption
  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Beneficiary changes
  • Online Open Enrollment (October)

Notice of Election Changes: (Print, sign and scan to muha-benefits@musc.edu )

  • Loss of coverage (State or Non State)
  • Gain of coverage (State or Non State)
  • Request for reviews

Questions: Call HR Benefits at 843-792-0826

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New Hires: Enrolling & Changing Benefits

As a new hire, not only can you select your benefits but you can also change your mind within 31 days of your date of hire. You can:

  • Add/drop health, vision or dental coverage for yourself or your dependents
  • Add/drop optional and dependent life, supplemental long term disability, or

Benefits Changes You Can Make Year-Round

Some benefits changes may be made any time during the year. You can:

  • Drop dependent life insurance
  • Drop optional life insurance
  • Drop supplemental long term disability
  • Change beneficiaries

With completion of the Personal Health Application:

  • Add/Increase dependent life insurance
  • Add/Increase optional life insurance

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is during a specified four-week period in October during odd years (e.g., 2015, 2017). During this time you can make the following changes, which become effective January 1 of the following year:

  • Add/drop health, vision or dental coverage for yourself or your dependents
  • Set up MoneyPlu$ Dependent Care and/or Medical Spending Accounts for the following year

Annual Enrollment

Annual enrollment is during a specified four-week period in October during even years (e.g., 2014, 2016). During this time you can make the following changes, which become effective January 1 of the following year:

  • Add/drop health or vision coverage for yourself or your dependents
  • Set up MoneyPlu$ Dependent Care and/or Medical Spending Accounts for the following year

Life-Qualifying Event

You may be able to add or delete dependents to health, vision and/or dental insurance within 31 days from date you experience any of the following life-qualifying events:

  • Marriage
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Birth or Adoption
  • Death
  • Employment change of spouse
  • Dependency change for children