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Renaissance Tower - 1201 Elm Street, 23rd Floor, Suite 2300-B, Dallas, TX 75270
Telephone: (214) 653-7638 • Fax: (214) 653-7608

Employee Benefits Meeting Schedule

The Human Resources/Civil Service Department is pleased to provide this resource to assist you, our employees, with your planning and preparation for Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2018. On this web page, you will find information on: (1) what you need to do prior to enrolling and (2) any 2018 plan changes. We encourage you to spend time closely reviewing the general information and plan changes before you enroll. By preparing for your enrollment, your experience will be fast and easy!

Open Enrollment gives you the annual opportunity to make changes to your benefit elections.

  November 1st - November 16th, 2017
HOW:  Online via ESS (Employee Self Service)

Beginning on November 1, 2017, you will be able to make changes on-line by utilizing ESS. Changes to medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, long term care, etc. After November 15th, you’ll need to contact Human Resources to make corrections until November 16th.

Any changes you make during Open Enrollment will take effect January 1, 2018.

Are you ready for open enrollment? Do you have questions about the different plans? If so, attend one of our informational sessions:

Click here for the Benefits Meetings Locations / Dates / Times

Coming Soon! Rates for Plan Year 2018

Upcoming Changes and Deadlines 
What's New in 2018? 
Focus On Accounts: HSA and FLEX 
HDP with HSA Expanded 
HSAs and Medicare 


Surcharge Affidavit: To be completed if you are enrolling your spouse in your employer medical plan (PPO Plan or HDP, including retiree PMD/PSD). If you are NOT enrolling your spouse in your employer medical plan this form is not needed. If you fail to complete this form or are late turning it in and you enroll your spouse in your employer medical plan, a $200.00 per month surcharge will be assessed.

Click here for Spouse Medical Plan Surcharge Affidavit

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Click Here to view Dallas County’s Corrective Action Model and Related Forms.

Click here for procedures on filing a grievance, the grievance form and the complete grievance policy.

Click here To check out the Dallas County’s new policy on Employee Investigations. For guidelines on conducting an internal investigation, click here