What’s New

What’s New?

The 2022 Annual Enrollment is scheduled for 11/01-11/12/21!!

Make sure to evaluate your 2022 choices and determine what benefits fit best for you and your family. Click here to view the What’s New mailer.

What’s New

This is the one time of year when you can make changes to your benefit plans without needing a qualified life event. Plus, there are some pretty important changes that you need to know:

  • Medical Plans
    • NEWThe Basic EPO is being offered in addition to the High-Deductible plans.
    • Wisconsin based employees – Anthem will be our medical plan administrator and network for all U.S. benefits-eligible employees and their covered family members.
    • NEW Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Lark will replace our existing Real Appeal and Solera programs beginning 01/01/2022. Medical plan participants will be able to use Lark if they meet the eligibility requirements.  Click here to learn more about the Lark diabetes prevention program.
  • Working Spouse Rule Updates
    • Please complete the survey and update your spouse’s eligibility for medical benefits. If your spouse has medical coverage at work; then your spouse is not eligible for primary medical coverage with Briggs & Stratton.
    • If your spouse works part-time, the rule no longer applies to the medical plan.
    • The Working Spouse Rule no longer applies to the dental plan.
  • NEW FSA/HRA administrator
    • All of our health accounts will be administered by Optum: HSA, FSA and HRA.
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Rates have decreased so it is more affordable for you to elect additional life insurance coverage.
  • Diabetes Prevention Program Lark Member Flyer

Reminders:

  • 2022 Employee HSA elections – Your 2021 HSA annual election will roll over to 2022. However, if you didn’t have a full year of contributions or you made changes during the year, the amount may not be correct. Make sure to double check the amount that defaulted.
  • 2022 Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) – All FSAs must be elected annually. If you want to contribute to a 2022 Health Care FSA or Dependent Care FSA, you must make an active election.