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  • Interactive Benefit Guide for individuals who retired from Sandia prior to January 1, 2012. If you have any questions or need assistance as you review this information, please contact us. The Retiree Service Center customer service representatives are here to assist you.

  • Interactive Benefit Guide for individuals who retired from Sandia post January 1, 2012. If you have any questions or need assistance as you review this information, please contact us. The Retiree Service Center customer service representatives are here to assist you.

  • We are Via Benefits and we have partnered with Sandia to provide all of your retiree health benefit administration services. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding the Sandia Retiree Health Benefits Program.

Open Enrollment Video Presentations

  • Click here for UHC Medicare 2022 Open Enrollment Video Presentation & Information.
  • Click here for Humana Medicare 2022 Open Enrollment Video Presentation
  • Click here for the Delta Dental 2022 Open Enrollment Video Presentation

 

Webinars

Thurs., Oct 21 2021: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Mountain Time 

 

Weds., Nov 10 2021: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Mountain time  

 

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2022

Changes to Medical Benefits for PreMedicare Individuals

  • There will be an increase to the PreMedicare premiums.
  • NEW- High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) will be with either Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) or United HealthCare. There is no HDHP for Kaiser Permanente. There is no Health Savings Account (HSA) with this plan.
  • BCBSNM will be changing HRA administrators in 2022. The HRA for BCBSNM participants will be transitioned from Connect Your Care to BenefitWallet effective April 1, 2022. The “auto-pay the provider” feature will be discontinued as of January 1, 2022. You will receive additional information on this transition from Benefit Wallet in early 2022.

 

Changes to Medical Benefits for Medicare Individuals

  • There will be an increase to YSA annual allowance
  • There will be premium changes for the Sandia Sponsored Group Medicare Plans
  • The United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage Plan is available to Medicare-eligible retirees, spouses, dependents, surviving spouses and LTD Terminees nationwide. The New Mexico residence restriction has been removed.
  • Important: You cannot enroll in a Sandia-sponsored group Medicare Advantage Plan and elect the YSA option. You must select one or the other.

 

IMPORTANT MESSAGES; KEEPING YOU INFORMED.