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Beyond the Benefits: Open Enrollment

CH Insurance group benefits

Typically, employees are not allowed to change their insurance plans outside of open enrollment. As an employer who offers insurance benefits, you are responsible for conveying benefit-related information to employees during open enrollment, and you must tell employees how long open enrollment lasts at your business.

What is a frequently asked Group Benefits question --
What is the HSA contribution limits for 2020?

And the answer? "$3,550 Single and $7,100 Family," says Joe Courcy, Group Benefits Expert on the team at CH Insurance. "Note that if you are  55 years or older, you can contribute an extra $1,000."


First Quarter rates for 2020 will be released around September 15th.  If you're a current CH client for example, our Group Benefits Team will be meeting or sending info to all groups. If you haven’t already completed your AGIF form please do so as soon as possible.  If you need assistance with that we are here to help. When Open Enrollment starts — this is first day you can enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2020 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2020.

If you're looking to move from paper and pens to an electronic enrollment platform CH Connect is available to you at no cost.  If you have questions about the AGIF we can assist.If you feel like your broker isn’t showing you all 32 options that are available from Excellus we can do that for you.   

CH Insurance is an independent insurance agency based in Syracuse, NY servicing most of Upstate New York. They offer commercial insurance, personal insurance, group benefits, and risk management. Continually investing in technology and talent, CH is committed to innovation and collaboration on behalf of its' team, clients, carrier partners, and the communities they serve. They're IN YOUR CORNER. 315-234-7500.

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