Open Enrollment for ACA-Eligible Employees - Human Resources at Ohio State

2022 Open Enrollment for ACA-Eligible Employees

If you are eligible for Ohio State medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), you can participate in Open Enrollment for 2022 medical coverage. This is your opportunity to review your benefit options and elect or change coverage. Letters to eligible individuals will be mailed in November.

The ACA Open Enrollment period for 2022 benefits is November 30 – December 7, 2021. Coverage will be effective January 1, 2022.

Enrollment in an Ohio State medical plan includes medical, pharmacy, and wellness benefits.

2022 Employee Medical and Prescription Rates
Coverage Cost Breakdown Prime Care Advantage
Out-of-Area*
Prime Care Choice
Employee Only Payroll Deduction $585.76 $566.95
Less PHA Credit (-$25.00) (-$25.00)
You Pay $560.76 $541.95
Employee + Spouse Payroll Deduction $1,230.10 $1,190.59
Less PHA Credit (-$40.00) (-$40.00)
You Pay $1,190.10 $1,150.59
Employee + Children Payroll Deduction $1,083.65 $1,048.86
Less PHA Credit (-$25.00) (-$25.00)
You Pay $1,058.65 $1,023.86
Family Payroll Deduction $1,830.49 $1,771.72
Less PHA Credit (-$40.00) (-$40.00)
You Pay $1,790.49 $1,731.72
*Must meet additional eligibility criteria for Out-of-Area.
2022 Employee Medical and Prescription Rates
Coverage Cost Breakdown Prime Care Advantage
Out-of-Area*
Prime Care Choice
Employee Only Payroll Deduction $292.88 $283.48
Less PHA Credit (-$12.50) (-$12.50)
You Pay $280.38 $270.98
Employee + Spouse Payroll Deduction $615.05 $595.30
Less PHA Credit (-$20.00) (-$20.00)
You Pay $595.05 $575.30
Employee + Children Payroll Deduction $541.83 $524.43
Less PHA Credit (-$12.50) (-$12.50)
You Pay $529.33 $511.93
Family Payroll Deduction $915.25 $885.86
Less PHA Credit (-$20.00) (-$20.00)
You Pay $895.25 $865.86
*Must meet additional eligibility criteria for Out-of-Area.

If you wish to enroll in Ohio State medical coverage for 2022, you must complete a Health Election Medical Form, and return it to HR Connection by December 7, 2021.

Complete a Personal Health and Well-Being Assessment (PHA) to earn a premium credit and access to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA). Learn more about YP4H.

An HRA is an employer-funded account from which you can be reimbursed for eligible heath care expenses. Participants earn credits to their personal HRA as part of the YP4H Incentive Program. An HRA can be used for copayments, coinsurance and deductibles. Learn more about Ohio State’s HRA.