Benefits open enrollment: Nov. 2-19

Take advantage of annual benefits open enrollment Nov. 2-19

Stay informed as the benefits open enrollment period approaches for UF Health Shands employees. It’s important to look at what options are available to determine what best suits you and your family’s needs.

Open enrollment begins Nov. 2 and closes Nov. 19. HR will mail employees information about benefits plans and eligibility. Resources will also be posted at to help you assess options and make selections online.

Enrollers will be present in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium from Nov. 5 to 19 to assist employees in person.

The UF Health Shands Human Resources Benefits department will host a Benefits Fair on Nov. 13 at the UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital/UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital and Nov. 16-18 in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium.

Enrollment will reopen Nov. 30-Dec. 4 so staff can check selections and confirm enrollment requests are correct.

The Affordable Care Act employer-shared responsibility provisions are now active and may positively impact more of our employees. Non-benefits-eligible employees who worked an average of 30 hours per week over the prior 12 months may now be eligible for full-time health insurance.

Stay informed! Check your home mailbox and read Shands News, October’s News&Notes and upcoming email announcements.