OEB News & Announcements


Open Enrollment / New Health Plans for 2019

Open enrollment will run from October 22–November 30, 2018. During this period, State employees will be able to choose from three new medical/prescription plans for coverage in 2019. There will also be enhancements to the base dental and vision plans, as well as new dental and vision options offering even more coverage than the base plans.

Click here for the latest information on this year's open enrollment period as well as the new health plans.

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Complete Your Rewards for Wellness 2018-2019 Activities

The Rewards for Wellness 2018-2019 program runs from January 1, 2018–December 31, 2018. Complete your Rewards activities between these dates and earn up to $500 in co-share credit.
Learn more here

Rewards for Wellness 2018-2019

Talk to ALEX®

ALEX on health benefits
Not sure which health plan to choose? Confused about HSA vs FSA? ALEX—a free and fun online benefits counselor— can help you understand and make the best decisions about your health benefits based on your specific circumstances.
Talk to ALEX on health benefits

Talk to ALEX

ALEX on financial wellness
In addition to benefits counseling, ALEX can guide you through financial topics such as building a budget, taking control of your debt, and planning for retirement. In just a few minutes, ALEX can help you prioritize ONE manageable thing you can start tackling today.
Talk to ALEX on financial wellness

ALEX on financial wellness

Introducing Retirement@Work®

The State launched Retirement@Work, a simplified online experience to help you manage your contributions and investment provider choices for the 457 Plan.
Learn more here

Retirement at Work

Paystub RI Communications

Visit Paystub RI Communications to see a consolidated list of announcements regarding your benefits.