Eligibility & Enrollment

When are you eligible to enroll?

You are eligible to enroll in the benefits of your choice during one of three time periods during the benefit year:

  • During the AC Open Enrollment period in November of each year.  These Open Enrollment elections are effective the following January 1st

  • As a new hire, on your first day of work

  • Within 30 days of a qualified status change, or life event  

Who is eligible for benefits?

  • You, if you are actively employed with Arkansas Children’s in an eligible employee type.
  • Your spouse to whom you are legally married.
  • Each dependent child under the age of 26.