Annual Benefits Enrollment Ends October 21, 2022

The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period is your annual opportunity to review your benefits and enroll or make changes. Changes made during ABE are effective January 1, 2023.

Act NOW before the ABE period ends on October 21, 2022.


    • Review your current benefit enrollments in the MyUW portal (Benefit Information tile).
    • Visit the ABE web page for the following information and resources:
      • ABE 2023 Highlights video
      • Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) Health Benefits Decision Guide
      • Benefit plan comparisons
      • Virtual benefit sessions and onsite benefit fair schedules


    • You may be eligible to enroll in, change, or cancel coverage for the plans listed below. For some plans you can add or remove dependents. Visit the ABE web page for additional information.
      • State Group Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Individual & Family Life Insurance (current enrollees only)
      • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
      • Accident Insurance
      • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs): Health Care FSA, Limited Purpose FSA, and Dependent Day Care
      • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • You must re-enroll in these plans each year to participate:
      • Flexible Spending Account (FSAs): Health Care FSA, Limited Purpose FSA, and Dependent Day Care
      • Health Savings Account (HSA): Required if you enroll in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
      • State Group Health Insurance Opt-Out Incentive


    • Enroll on the MyUW portal for UW System institutions or for UW-Madison.
      1. Go to the Benefit Information tile
      2. Click on the Enroll Now button
    • The ABE Self-Enrollment Guide provides instructions for how to enroll through the MyUW portal.
    • All enrollments and changes must be submitted by 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 21, 2022.

After you enroll, you will receive an e-mail within 24-48 hours with instructions on viewing your Confirmation Statement for elections effective January 1, 2023. Review your Confirmation Statement to ensure your elections are accurate.

For more information review the ABE web page. If you have questions after reviewing the available resources, contact Human Resources at

Source: UW System Human Resources