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Important Health Insurance Information – Anthem Breach

IMPORTANT INFORMATION   
This message is to clarify information being mailed by Anthem regarding the data breach they experienced in December 2014; and to encourage you to be proactive and take the steps outlined below to help protect you and your family members from possible identity theft.  If you do not have access [...]

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The NEW Health Advocate Blog

from Health Advocate …
Our new Health and Wellness Blog, accessible from your member website, features helpful articles to help you get—and stay—healthy.  Visit the Health Advocate blog for:
•  Reliable health and safety tips
•  Wellness advice to help you eat right, get fit, and reduce your stress
•  Tips and tricks to help you save [...]

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Have You Used Health Advocate ?

Have you used Health Advocate?  Here’s what the Director of Hillel, Megan McLean says about her experience …
“I recently had an issue with a medical bill and Kim suggested that I call Health Advocate.  The person I spoke to was incredibly kind and emailed me right away to explain what I needed [...]

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LiveHealth Online

from Anthem …
What are 5 things parents always need in their bags?  Wipes, snacks, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and the LiveHealth Online app on their phones.
Parents need to be prepared for all sorts of things.  And because kids can get sick anytime, anywhere, the LiveHealth Online app brings a doctor right [...]

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W&L Reports Accessible Online

HR and IT are pleased to announce the availability of various employee listings and reports on-line.  The data is kept up-to-date as changes are made in our HRIS system.  These lists are intended to help with mailings and finding appropriate contacts in other departments.  Current and prior year’s CTO and SLR information is also available.  Other reports may be added over [...]

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Anthem’s Monthly Newsletter (Inside My Plan)

Included in this month’s edition …

Find a doctor online 24/7/365
Taxes and health coverage – what you need to know.  Don’t pay a tax penalty if you had health coverage in 2014.
Tips to get the most out of your health plan
Take control of health care spending with our improved Estimate Your [...]

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Anthem Data Breach Information

Anthem has begun to mail letters to individuals affected by the data breach they experienced in December.  Letters are being mailed in batches and it could take another several weeks for all letters to be mailed.  The letters are addressed to the individuals whose information was breached so your household [...]

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Taxability of Gifts and Awards from the University

Reminder …
Gifts and awards from the University (or any employer) may be taxable depending on the type and its value. According to information obtained from the 2014 Taxable Fringe Benefits Guide created by the IRS, cash and gift certificates (including George and Bob Bucks) are always taxable. There are three [...]

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Coaching Strategies to Apply in the Workplace

from Carilion EAP …
6 Coaching Strategies to Apply in the Workplace
By Jamie Walters , Inc. Magazine
Whether on the gridiron, in the boardroom, as part of a project team, or as a personal or professional counselor, all coaches use similar tenets and tools to help others excel. Coaches might implement these [...]

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March Newsletter for Supervisors … From Carilion Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Click here to access the March newsletter for supervisors.
In this month’s issue: Which Leadership Practices have the Most Impact? | Constructive and Non-Constructive Conflict: What’s the Difference? | How EAPs can help Leaders Become Stronger Influencers.| Most Commonly Perpetrated Bullying Behaviors. | Challenges of Social Media in the Workplace.

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