Human Resources

Open Enrollment Period

•The Open Enrollment period is no longer than 30 days between April 1 and May 15 as elected by the employer. All full time employees who are eligible for health insurance coverage through the Smyth County Board of Supervisors healthcare plan are authorized to make changes, such as add or cancel their coverage, during the Open Enrollment period.  Any changes made become effective July 1 of the same year.  Once the open enrollment period is over, changes to healthcare insurance are only allowed if a Qualifying Mid-Year Event, such as marriage, birth, death of a covered family member, or loss of other coverage.  See your Benefits Administrator for more information related to QME’s