Benefits Enrollment and Qualifying Events

The County utilizes the Benxcel web interface for all benefits enrollments and demographic information. Benxcel is your one-stop-shop to update your address, process a Qualifying Event, or upload dependent documentation. 

Aside from Open Enrollment, the only time you can make changes to specific benefit elections is when you experience a Qualifying Event (QE). Any changes you make must be consistent with the change in status occurring. You have 31 days from the event date to make any changes and to upload any required documentation needed.

When processing benefits changes for a Qualifying Event, it is important to know:

  • Event Date
  • Coverage Effective Date
  • Required Documentation for the event

Please see the sections below for a list of common qualifying events and event details. Watch the tutorial video on How to Initiate a Qualifying Event in BenXcel. After completing your qualifying event, review and save a copy of your Confirmation Statement

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