Open Enrollment for benefit year 2022 will begin on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. and continue through Friday, November 5, 2021, 4:59 p.m.

At this time each year, we encourage you to take the opportunity to re-evaluate your current and future benefits needs. During this period, you will be able to view and conduct Open Enrollment activity through the University’s secure Flashline web portal at LOGIN.KENT.EDU.

2022 Open Enrollment Kickoff presentation

  • Medical 2022

    Medical 2022

    To assist Kent State University employees and families, Medical Mutual has provided a website dedicated to Kent State.  Once there, you can search for in-network providers and view videos regarding Medical Mutual online tools and resources.  Although we are approaching a new year, there are no medical plan benefit changes for 2022.

  • Dental 2022

    Dental 2022

    Delta Dental PPO has a large network of providers to choose from. Participating in your annual exam with your dentist allows for early detection and prevention of more serious diseases such as diabetes, leukemia, oral and pancreatic cancer, heart disease, and kidney disease.  

  • Prescription 2022

    Prescription 2022

    All of the medical plan options include prescription drug coverage which is provided through CVS/Caremark, Inc

  • Vision 2022

    Vision 2022

    Eye exams with EyeMed Vision Care are an important part of overall health care for the entire family. The plan offers comprehensive coverage, including eye exams and discounts on eyewear. With open access to see any eye-care provider, you are free to pick the right doctor for you. 

  • FSA and HSA 2022

    FSA and HSA 2022

    PNC Bank (BenefitPlus) is the administrator for Kent State University's health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts.

  • Securian Life 2022

    Securian Life 2022

    Securian Financial (Minnesota Life) is Kent State University's carrier for group term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance.

Find contact numbers and web pages for Employee Benefits service providers.

Voluntary Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance, administered by Unum, provides financial protection for full-time, benefits-eligible employees by paying a percentage of monthly earnings should a covered disability occur.

Access the 2022 Healthcare Plan Cost Modeler here.

2022 Open Enrollment Employee Benefits and Wellness Booklet

American Heart Association encourages individuals to adopt healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease. One of the most important preventive steps you can take is to know your numbers. Complimentary "Know Your Numbers" health screenings are available to full-time, benefits eligible employees as part of the employee wellness rewards program. Make an appointment for your health screening by logging into the Be Well portal.

In life, you face a whole range of everyday issues and questions. Managing your work, personal and family needs can sometimes feel overwhelming. That's why Kent State University provides the Employee Assistance and Work/Life program through Impact Solutions.

  • Livongo is  Diabetes Management Simplified

    The Transform Diabetes Care® program includes Livongo’s advanced glucose meter, strips, tips with every check, and coaches to help support you so you never miss a beat. It is available at no cost to you as part of your CVS Caremark prescription benefits.

  • Wellness reward dollars are yours for the taking! As part of employee wellness program, Wellness your Way, all full-time, benefits-eligible employees may earn up to $300 in wellness incentives by simply participating in healthy lifestyle activities. 

Additional Resources and Optional Benefits

Optional Insurance Benefits

2021 Medical/Dental Enrollment, Plan Booklets, and Premium Charts

2022 Medical/Dental Enrollment and Premium Charts

New Hire Information

Benefit Notifications 

Benefits Summaries and Provider Contact Information

Dental (Delta Dental)

Domestic Partner

Employee Assistance Program (IMPACT)

Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (PNC Bank)

Life Insurance (Securian - Minnesota Life) and Long-Term Disability (Unum)

Medical Plan Booklets and Claim Forms

Prescription (CVS/Caremark)

Retirement Plans


Vision (EyeMed)

Voluntary Supplemental Insurances

Workers' Compensation

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