Weight Watchers to host Open House this Thursday

Weight Watchers hopes again to bring its At-Work Series to LLCC.  To showcase the program and online tools, a Weight Watchers Team Leader and current at-work members will host a Salad Social Open House on Thursday June 12th.  This will be held in Menard Room 2215 beginning at 11:45 AM.  All ingredients will be provided for you to have a healthy salad and learn more about Weight Watchers’ programs.  Contact Kim Elder at 62214 if you have any questions.

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Deadline tomorrow for Medical/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Anyone who wishes to contribute money, on a pre-tax basis, to a medical and/or dependent care flexible spending account must go online to www.alliedbenefit.com and complete your flexible spending enrollment by the end of business on Thursday, June 5.  Please use the attached instructions.  If you currently contribute to a flexible spending account and do not complete an online enrollment, contributions from your pay will cease effective June 30.  If you have any questions, call Nicole Ralph at 6.2342.

Online enrollment instructions 2014

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Health Savings Accounts Information

As mentioned in last week’s article “Important Health/Dental Insurance & Flexible Spending Account Information,” United Community Bank will be on-campus this morning from 9-11 a.m. in the HR Conference Room.  A representative will be available to answer health savings account questions and/or open an account if you desire.  If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Ralph at 6.2342.

Note: Health savings accounts are specifically associated with the high deductible plan.  It is not the same as a flexible spending account.  A flex account may only be used in association with the Open Access Plan or in the event that you decline the College’s health insurance coverage.

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LLCC plans Adjunct Instructors Fair June 30

We are planning an Adjunct Instructors Fair Monday, June 30 for individuals interested in part-time teaching assignments at LLCC. The event will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons on the LLCC campus.  Representatives from all academic departments will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on how to become an LLCC adjunct instructor.

Click HERE to learn more about the types of instructors we’re seeking.

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Important Health/Dental Insurance & Flexible Spending Account Information

Open enrollment for health/dental insurance and flexible spending accounts runs through Thursday, June 5th.  Please review the following information carefully:

Flexible Spending Account Enrollment

For those individuals who wish to contribute to a flexible spending account or who are taking a LLCC contribution to a flexible spending account in lieu of health insurance coverage, you must complete an online enrollment by Thursday, June 5th.  (Online enrollment instructions 2014)  The annual maximum contribution to a medical flexible spending account is $2,500 (includes both employee and employer contributions).  To enroll, please go to www.alliedbenefit.com and follow the attached instructions.  If you do not complete an enrollment by June 5th, you will not be enrolled in a flexible spending account beginning July 1, 2014.

Health/Dental Insurance Enrollment

You must complete an online enrollment for health/dental insurance coverage at www.alliedbenefit.com ONLY under the following conditions:

  • You wish to change health insurance plans; and/or
  • You wish to add/drop dependents

If you are not making one of the two changes listed above, you do not need to complete the online enrollment form and your current health and/or dental coverage will continue as is beginning July 1, 2014.

New to the HDHP/Health Savings Account Plan?

If you are moving to the HDHP plan and opening a health savings account (HSA), but still have questions about a HSA, a representative from United Community Bank will be on-campus June 3rd to answer your HSA questions and/or open an account for you.  Look for an announcement on Monday with a time and location.

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Health Beat—mumps cases and immunization

As many of you are aware from recent news reports, the Sangamon County Department of Public Health has reported 15 cases of the mumps this year with 14 of the cases in adults, ages 25-53 years of age.  Mumps is a contagious disease that is caused by the mumps virus.  Mumps typically starts with a few days of fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness and loss of appetite and is followed by swelling of the salivary glands.  Other more serious symptoms can occur in rare cases, including meningitis, swelling of the testes or ovaries and inflammation of the joints.

Read more to learn about how Mumps is spread and how you can prevent it!

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