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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Health/dental insurance enrollment period open

A reminder there will be one more Q&A session Thursday, May 8, 2-3:30 p.m. in the Robert H. Stephens Room.

The Board of Trustees has approved health/dental insurance plans and premiums for the 2014-2015 plan year.

FY2015 Health/Dental Insurance Summary Memo                                                  Online enrollment instructions

If you are making NO changes to your current enrollment, there is nothing you need to do to continue your coverage for FY 2015. Employees need to do an online enrollment under the following conditions: changing plans; adding/dropping dependents; contributing to a flexible spending account; declining health insurance coverage (even if you currently decline the coverage).

For a complete schedule of benefits for each plan and important notices about your health insurance coverage, click on the appropriate link below. Also, for those enrolling in the High Deductible Plan, the designated Health Savings Account form below must be completed and sent to the HR office.

In compliance with the Affordable Care Act, the College has provided a Summary of Benefits and Coverage for each plan offered. This document, in a standard format, summarizes important information about each health coverage option to help you compare across options. Contact HR if you would like a paper copy. Please refer to the provided Schedule of Benefits above for specific plan information.

FY15 High Deductible Plan SBC              FY15 Open Access Plan SBC

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Health/dental insurance enrollment now open

Q and A sessions: May 5, 9-10:30 a.m.; May 8, 2-3:30 p.m., Robert H. Stephens Room

The Board of Trustees has approved health/dental insurance plans and premiums for the 2014-2015 plan year.

FY2015 Health/Dental Insurance Summary Memo                 Online enrollment instructions

If you are making NO changes to your current enrollment, there is nothing you need to do to continue your coverage for FY 2015.  Employees need to do an online enrollment under the following conditions: changing plans; adding/dropping dependents; contributing to a flexible spending account; declining health insurance coverage (even if you currently decline the coverage.)

For a complete schedule of benefits for each plan and important notices about your health insurance coverage, click on the appropriate link below.  Also, for those enrolling in the High Deductible Plan, the designated Health Savings Account form below must be completed and sent to the HR office.

High Deductible Plan Schedule of Benefits

Open Access Plan Schedule of Benefits

Vision Schedule of Benefits

Dental Insurance Schedule of Benefits

Important Notices About Your Insurance Coverage

HSA Enrollment Form

In compliance with the Affordable Care Act, the College has provided a Summary of Benefits and Coverage for each plan offered.  This document, in a standard format, summarizes important information about each health coverage option to help you compare across options. Contact HR if you would like a paper copy.  Please refer to the provided Schedule of Benefits above for specific plan information.

FY15 High Deductible Plan SBC

FY15 Open Access Plan SBC

 

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