Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Information

What is Open Enrollment?

Open enrollment is an annual event for all benefited employees to review your health care needs and consider whether you have selected the right health care coverage for yourself and family (if applicable). During Open Enrollment you can:

  • Enroll in or drop a County-Sponsored Health Plan
  • Change your Health Plan Option
  • Add or Drop Dependents
Eligible employees must complete their enrollment through 

EVERYONE with a healthcare waiver must complete open enrollment on an annual basis.


  • AFLAC is now in BSwift!  We have switched to Group plans, if you wish to keep your current AFLAC benefits you may contact AFLAC (1-800-992-3522) and pay them directly.  The new Group plans to enroll in will be deducted through payroll.
  • Healthcare waiver is included in BSwift, and no paper forms are needed To ensure you receive the healthcare waiver for 2024 you must login and complete the enrollment process.  You will need your health insurer’s name (e.g., BCBS), group number and contract number. 
  • Employer Health Savings Account (HSA) funding is continuing this year, $850 single/$1700 two person or family for those enrolled in the PHP Base plan.  You must select the HSA option in BSwift.  If you do not have an HSA on file, please complete the attached form to receive funds in 2024. Employer funding will be on a per pay basis for 2024 over 24 pays.   Here's the 2024 HSA Guide for your reference.
  • 2024 Open Enrollment Refresher - Watch this video
  • 2024 BSwift Review - Watch this video
  • Zoom Meetings - watch for emails to follow if you would like to attend an educational session!
Instructions on how to complete your enrollment in BSwift can be found here.  Hard-copy version of the forms are available below:

Section 125 Pre-Tax Authorization Form 44 North Benefits Election and Change Form
Health Insurance Waiver Form PHP Enrollment Form
HSA Benefit Information and Election Form PHP Change Form
Dental and Vision Enrollment Form Flex Dependent Care Change Form

Important Reminder

Elections you make now will remain in place until the end of the 2024 calendar year. If you experience a qualifying event midyear, you have 30 days from a qualifying event date (birth, marriage, divorce, loss of coverage, etc) to add or remove a spouse or dependent from your coverage.Certain life events, such as getting married or having a baby, can affect your benefits coverage. These events, called “qualifying life events,” may allow you to change your benefits between annual Open Enrollment periods.

Register and log-in at
1. Log into the system using your first initial and last name as your username (example: jdoe) and the last 4 digits of your social security number as your password. You will then be prompted to reset your password.

Important Information When Completing Open Enrollment:
  • Did you move during the past year? Update your address, phone number, etc. Now is the time to enroll or remove dependents without a qualifying event.
  • Documentation may be required if adding dependents for proof of eligibility.
  • Check your dependent information. You can also list dependents in the system without having to enroll them in the benefits.
  • Make sure your beneficiaries are up to date.
Qualifying Life Events:
  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Becoming a parent (through birth, adoption, or legal custody)
  • Losing existing health coverage
Contact Information for Open Enrollment and Benefits-related Questions:
Health Insurance / Life Insurance / Disability
: Renee Bockes (Benefits Administrator) | [email protected] |517-272-4174
Employee Benefits / Health Insurance Support:
Jackee Va (Benefits Coordinator) | [email protected] | 517-887-4327
Claims Questions/Inquiries: 855-306-1099