New Hire & Newly Eligible

New hire coverage begins on the first day of the month following employment. Enrollment is to be completed within 30 days of benefits effective date. Newly Eligible coverage also begins on the first day of the month following change in status.

Log on clicking the Benefits Enrollment & Information button above and register to create your username and password.

If you are having difficulties registering, contact your local Human Resources for help. If you need assistance during the enrollment process, you can click on the "Live Chat" button on the top right side of your screen for online assistance (once logged in to the portal), or call the service center at 855-874-6792 Monday through Friday, 7am to 7pm, central time.

Dependent Verification Requirements

If you add dependent(s) to your medical plan, you are required to submit documentation verifying the dependent meets the plan's eligibility requirements. List of eligible dependents is listed online and in your benefits guide. Dependent verification documentation must be received within 45 days of your enrollment date. In the reference If not received by the deadline your dependents will not be covered and will not be eligible to be added to your benefits until the next annual enrollment period or qualifying life event occurs. For a list of acceptable forms of verification and how to submit, visit the Reference Center once you are logged in to the portal via

Changes during the plan year - Qualifying Life Events

The benefits you elect for the 2023 plan year can only be changed if your circumstances change. This is known as a "change in status" brought on by a "qualifying life event."

Changes are allowed if they are on account of and consistent with the qualifying life event. It is your responsibility to notify the Plan of your request by processing your change through the online enrollment system within 30 days of the event.

Transparency in Coverage Rule

The Transparency in Coverage Rule (TCR) is designed to allow price information for health care more transparent for consumers. Below are links related to this information:

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If you have any questions about your benefits, please be sure to check with your local Human Resources contact.

Your local team will be able to provide you with up-to-date information concerning benefits for you and your loved ones.

The Flexible Benefits Plan and other plans are sponsored by CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc. for the benefit of the employees of its subsidiaries and affiliates. "CHS" and "Community Health Systems" are trade names owned and licensed by CHSPSC, LLC, which also provides administrative and consulting services to the plan sponsor.