Decision Support

Virtual Benefits Fair

Whether you’re an ongoing employee reviewing your benefit choices during the annual open enrollment period or a new hire exploring your benefit options for the very first time, you should visit the State’s virtual benefits fair at

Talk to ALEX®

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ALEX is the host of a unique online experience that will help you understand and make decisions about your health benefits. “Talking” with him is easy. He will ask some basic questions about your personal situation (your answers remain strictly anonymous), crunch some numbers, explain your available benefits options, and make recommendations based on your specific circumstances. Talk to ALEX today!

State of Rhode Island Benefits Guide

A Benefits Guide was not produced for the 2023 or 2024 calendar years, but the State of Rhode Island 2022 Benefits Guide is presented here for your reference.  It includes an overview of Rhode Island State employee benefits, with information on how to save—and even earn—extra dollars with some simple choices.

Benefit Videos

Visit the Communications page and watch the below animated whiteboard videos that can help you understand how your State health plans work in minutes!

  • Understanding Your Anchor Medical Plans
  • The Anchor Choice Plan with HSA: Is It Right for Me?
  • Your Dental & Vision Plan Options