Enroll in a plan
If you currently have medical and prescription drug coverage through the Plan
You will continue to be automatically enrolled into the UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage (PPO) plan effective January 1, 2021. If you do not wish to be enrolled into this plan, please contact the CenterPoint Energy Benefits Service Center at 713-207-7373 (local) or 1-800-932-7444 (toll free) by November 4, 2020. However, if you drop your coverage, you will be ineligible for future coverage and will not be allowed to reinstate your coverage in the future. Also, if you drop coverage for a dependent, including your spouse, that dependent coverage cannot be reinstated in the future.
If you are not currently enrolled in retiree medical and prescription drug coverage under the Plan
If you would like to enroll in coverage, contact the CenterPoint Energy Benefits Service Center at 713-207-7373 (local) or 1-800-932-7444 (toll free) before November 4, 2020 to enroll for coverage effective January 1, 2021. The CenterPoint Energy Benefits Service Center is available from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, except holidays.
To enroll, be sure to request your Retiree Medical packet no later than November 4, 2019. If we do not receive your completed Retiree Medical packet to the CenterPoint Energy Benefits Service Center before December 31, 2020, your enrollment will be rejected.
Need help or have questions?
For general questions prior to enrollment, call 1-877-456-4831, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week. TTY users, call 711. Or, contact us.