A few of the Offline Agencies are eligible for the GIC Dental/Vision Plan.  See the Eligibility Section for details.  Eligible employees who did not enroll in the GIC’s Dental/Vision plan when first eligible may do so during annual enrollment for coverage effective July 1.  Employees currently enrolled can elect to change the dental portion of their dental/vision plan from the Indemnity Dental Plan to the PPO Dental Plan, or vice versa. 

Employees enrolled in the GIC’s Dental/Vision Plan who voluntarily withdraw from the plan or terminate for non-payment of premium may re-enroll in the plan during the next annual enrollment following 24 months from the date coverage ended.

To Enroll in a Plan:

  1. Employees must complete the GIC Dental and Vision Enrollment and Change Form (Form-1).
  2. For family coverage, employees must also submit a copy of a marriage certificate to cover a spouse and birth certificates to cover dependent children if these are not already on file for GIC health coverage.
  3. Review for completeness and be sure to indicate the date of hire and the agency/division number on the Dental and Vision
  4. Enter the dental/vision premium deduction in your payroll system.
  5. Photocopy the GIC Dental and Vision Enrollment and Change Form (Form-1) and file in the employee’s personnel file.
  6. Send the original GIC Dental and Vision Enrollment and Change Form (Form-1) and a copy of the marriage certificate/birth certificate (if applicable) to the GIC by the Annual Enrollment deadline.

To Change Dental Plans:

  1. Employees must complete the GIC Dental and Vision Enrollment and Change Form (Form-1).
  2. Review and complete the agency/division number on the Dental and Vision Enrollment and Change Form (Form-1).
  3. Enter the dental/vision deduction in your payroll system.
  4. Photocopy the GIC Dental and Vision Enrollment and Change Form (Form-1) and file in the employee’s personnel file.
  5. Send the original GIC Dental and Vision Enrollment and Change Form (Form-1) to the GIC by the Annual Enrollment deadline.

This information provided by the Group Insurance Commission .