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Annual Enrollment 

This year, if you do not make changes, your current elections, including your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) contributions and prior tobacco usage attestationwill continue during the 2013/2014 benefit plan year (but at 2013/2014 costs, as applicable)*.

Enrolling in Your Benefits

During Annual Enrollment, log in to My Benefits Access to review your benefit options, costs and dependent information. Even if you are satisfied with your current coverage, you should take a look at your options, their cost for the next benefit plan year, and at your coverage needs, so you can make informed decisions. 

Sector   Enrollment Dates
  • Electronic Systems
  • Information Systems
 April 22 - May 17**
  • Aerospace Systems
  • Corporate
  • Enterprise Shared Services
  • Technical Services

 May 6 - May 17

**Due to a mail delay, the ES and IS enrollment deadline has been extended.

Summary of Plan updates and changes for the 2013-2014 Plan Year

Please select your plan from the list below to view an overview of applicable changes for the 2013-2014 plan year. 

Annual Enrollment Materials

For more information, please review the resources listed below:


*Does not apply to those currently enrolled in the ES Represented Sunnyvale Premium PPO medical plan option – that plan option is no longer available effective July 1, 2013. Refer to the 2013 Annual Enrollment Benefits Bulletin - Electronics Systems Represented (Sunnyvale)  for more information 

 Attend a Briefing to Learn More

If you would like to learn more about what's changing for the 2013/2014 plan year consider attending one of the Annual Enrollment Briefings being conducted by Corporate Benefits Services in April and May.

 CVS Caremark

CVS Caremark was selected to administer the prescription drug benefit in the Anthem EPO and PPO plan options beginning July 1, 2013.

Visit the CVS Caremark preview site for Northrop Grumman employees, and review the documents listed below to learn more about CVS Caremark.

 Considering the CDHP?

Find out more about the Anthem CDHP by viewing the Anthem HRA (CDHP) Online Interactive Overview 

Note: This overview illustrates how an HRA plan works in general terms. Please click here for specific amounts for the CDHP medical option (for non-represented employees) under the Northrop Grumman Health Plan

 Ready to Quit Tobacco? Get Support

If you and/or a covered family member over the age of 18 are eligible, and would like help and support to quit a tobacco habit, consider taking advantage of the free
 Quit for Life® program.

Call Quit for Life at 1-866-784-8454 or visit the Quit for Life website for more information and/or to register.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Flexible Spending Accounts

Review this list of FAQs to learn more about Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and the new Elite Visa Benefit Card:

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Resources for Health & Wellbeing

  Best Doctors® provides the opportunity to have a world renowned doctor review your medical case and ensure you and your covered dependents have the right diagnosis and treatment plan.

  The Quit for Life® Program provides personalized phone counseling and coaching, online interactive tools, a weight management program, and free nicotine-replacement products (such as nicotine patches and gum). Note: Only available to eligible dependents over the age of 18.

Virgin HealthMiles is is a fun program designed to motivate you to get active, fit and healthy ― and earn gift card rewards along the way!

These programs are all offered at no additional cost to eligible Northrop Grumman participants.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Questions

If you have any questions regarding your benefits or the enrollment process, please call the Northrop Grumman Benefits Center (NGBC) at 1-800-894-4194. If you are calling from outside the United States, please call 718-354-1338. You will need your My Benefits Access password to secure your call.

Benefits service representatives are available to assist you Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time, excluding holidays. If you are hearing impaired, you will need to use a relay service through your TTY/TDD service provider.

Call the Northrop Grumman Benefits Center (NGBC) at:
International:  718-354-1338
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET
Hearing impaired - please use the relay service
 through your provider.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Enrollment Waves

Review the list below for your enrollment wave. Cost information for your plan options is available at My Benefits Access.

4/27 - 5/8: Corporate, Information Systems and Shipbuilding (Newport News)

5/11 - 5/22: Aerospace Systems, Electronic Systems, Shipbuilding (Gulf Coast) and Technical Services

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Questions?

If you have questions please call the Northrop Grumman Benefits Center at 1-800-894-4194. Benefits service representatives are available to assist you Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time. If you are hearing impaired you will need to use a relay service through your TTY/TDD provider.