Benefits forWinchester Public Schools (VA)

Enrollment Assistance - BenSelect

HELPFUL TIPS:

– If you are a new employee and unable to log into the online system, please speak with the Benefits Representative assigned to your location, or contact Human Resources.

– If you are an existing employee and unable to log into the online system, please contact Pierce Group Benefits at 888-662-7500 between 8:30am and 5:00pm, or speak with the Benefits Representative assigned to your location.

COMPLETE THE STEPS BELOW TO BEGIN THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS: 

1. Go to: https://harmony.benselect.com/winchester
– Enter your User Name: Social Security Number with or without dashes (ex. 123-45-6789 or 123456789)
– Enter your PIN: Last 4 numbers of your Social Security Number followed by last 2 numbers of your Date of Birth year (ex. 678970)

2. The screen prompts you to create a NEW PIN [__________].

3. Choose a security question and enter answer [__________].

4. Confirm (or enter) an email address.

5. Click on ‘Save New PIN’ to continue to the enrollment welcome screen.

6. From the welcome screen click “Next”.

7. The screen shows ‘Personal Information’. Verify that the information is correct and enter the additional required information (marital status, work phone, e-mail address). Click ‘Next’.

8. The screen allows you to add family members. It is only necessary to enter family member information if adding or including family members in your coverage. Click ‘Next’.

9. The screen shows ‘Benefit Summary’. Review your current benefits and make changes/selections for the upcoming plan year.

HEALTH BENEFITS: You may enroll online in The Local Choice benefits.

The Local Choice benefits include Anthem Health, Delta Dental & Blue View Vision.

HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT – Enter annual amount. EMPLOYEE $3,650/year FAMILY $7,300/year

HSA plans can only be established in conjunction with a qualified High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).
Winchester Public Schools contributes $1,000 to the HSA for each enrolled participant in the HDHP. This is provided in a lump sum in July. New hires throughout the year will receive a pro-rated contribution amount.

HEALTH CARE FSA: Enter annual amount. MAX $2,850/year

LIMITED PURPOSE FSA: Enter annual amount. MAX $2,850/year

Limited Purpose FSA funds can only be used for qualifying vision, dental and orthodontia expenses.

DEPENDENT CARE FSA: Enter annual amount. MAX $5,000/year

CANCER ASSIST
You may enroll online in Cancer Assist coverage.

DISABILITY – EDUCATOR 1.0
You may enroll online in Educator 1.0 coverage.

ACCIDENT 1.0
You may enroll online in Accident 1.0; however, persons over age 64 applying for coverage and employees wishing to purchase an individual policy for their spouse should speak with the Benefits Representative.

MEDICAL BRIDGE
You may enroll online in Medical Bridge coverage.

CRITICAL ILLNESS 6000
You may enroll online in Critical Illness 6000 coverage.

TERM LIFE 5000
You may enroll online in Term Life 5000; however, employees wishing to purchase an individual policy for their spouse should speak with the Benefits Representative.

WHOLE LIFE 5000 Plus
You may enroll online in Whole Life 5000 Plus; however, employees wishing to purchase an individual policy for their spouse should speak with the Benefits Representative.

10. Click ‘Sign & Submit’ once you have decided which benefits to enroll in.

11. Review your coverage. If any items are ‘Pending’, you will need to decide whether to enroll or decline this benefit.

12. Click ‘Next’ to review and electronically sign the authorization for your benefit elections.

13. Review the confirmation, then if you are satisfied with your elections, enter your PIN and click ‘Sign Form’.

14. Click ‘Download & Print’ to print a copy of your elections, or download and save the document. Please do not forget this important step!

15. Click ‘Log Out’.