2017 Open Enrollment

Welcome to the Diocese of California’s
Open Enrollment for 2017

November 7 — November 23, 2016

This is the one time of year to enroll in a 2017 Health Care or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), make changes to your current medical plan election, or add dependents to your medical or dental plan.

All enrollments or changes will take effect on January 1, 2017.


Flexible Spending Accounts — 2017 FSA with Paychex

2017 FSA Enrollment Form (due by December 15, 2016)

2017 FSA Employee Packet

Paychex FSA Mobile App flier


All employers were asked to establish a cost-sharing policy for 2017. Please contact your employer before making your 2017 medical plan selection as you may be responsible for a portion of monthly premiums if you elect a higher cost medical plan.

Medical Benefits

The Diocese of California continues to offer four plans. You can pick Kaiser EPO 80, Kaiser EPO High, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO 90, or Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO 80/60. Please review the Medical Plan and Pharmacy Benefit comparison documents linked below to determine which plan best meets your needs. All four medical plans are contracted through The Episcopal Church Medical Trust (ECMT). The ECMT will send all current active members a direct mailing with information and personalized website login instructions. If you have not received the ECMT direct mailing or cannot locate your login information please call: 1.800.480.9967, Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific.

Medical Plan Comparisons
Prescription Drug Benefit Summary (included with medical coverage at no additional monthly premium)
Vision Plan Summary — EyeMed (included with medical coverage at no additional monthly premium)
ECMT Open Enrollment Website (openenrollment.cpg.org)
2017 Medical Insurance Enrollment Form (for those without ECMT OE website access)
2017 Benefit Rate Sheet
Waiver of Coverage


Cigna Dental Benefits

Cigna Dental Benefit Summary
Cigna Dental Insurance Enrollment Form (for those without ECMT OE website access) same as dental
Waiver of Coverage


Canonically Resident Clergy

Clergy, canonically resident in DioCal, but not employed by an Episcopal entity, are eligible to enroll in medical or dental benefits at their own expense. The Diocese will send monthly invoice with a remittance envelope for payment that is due within 30 days to maintain coverage.

Canonically Resident Clergy Group Benefits Open Enrollment Form