Open Enrollment | 2021 Plan Year

Announcing Open Enrollment for the 2021 Plan Year — October 5 through October 31, 2020

Benefits for today and tomorrow – Support, Stability and Protection.

At Barnes Group, our most valuable asset is our employees. The pandemic has been a powerful reminder of the importance our benefit plans and programs serve in the lives and well-being of our employees and their family members. With an ever-changing environment, it’s more important than ever to ensure that our programs remain affordable, valuable and competitive for you and your family. 

As we continue our long-term journey to transform our benefits, our focus for 2021 is to reinforce the strength and value of our plans, promoting total wellbeing to assist our employees in living healthy lifestyles. We remain committed to providing comprehensive benefits to ensure support, stability and protection during times when our members need it most!

Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to review your benefit options for the coming year and make changes to your current elections effective January 1st, 2021. During Open Enrollment you can decide to keep the coverage you currently have or make changes, such as switching to another medical plan, adjusting your life insurance levels or changing who is covered under your plans.  Please review the tabs below to find out What’s New and What’s Changing in 2021!

Let’s get started!

You do not have to actively complete enrollment. If you do nothing, your current plan coverage will continue in 2021, subject to any required premium adjustments or vendor changes. However, you MUST complete the enrollment process to enroll in these plans:

  • Health Care of Limited Purpose FSA
  • Dependent Care FSA

Check out the 2021 Open Enrollment Training video at the top of this page for an overview of What's New and What's Changing in the upcoming plan year!

Review the 2021 Climate Setting Guide to learn more about our benefits transformation plans and objectives!

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Review the 2021 Benefits Enrollment Guide for a comprehensive understanding of our current benefit programs and enhacements for the 2021 Plan Year!

IMPORTANT: The 2021 Benefits Enrollment Guide will be electronic-only. 

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