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Helpful Resources When Identity Theft Occurs

Because of W&L’s relationship with Cigna, benefit eligible employees have access to online tips and a prevention kit to help stop identity theft before it happens.  If your identity is stolen, Cigna can help.  Just call their personal case managers for step-by-step help with everything from identity theft to credit [...]

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Free Will Preparation … and other Important Documents

from Cigna …
Help protect your and your family’s financial future.  This simple, online will preparation tool lets you create  a customized will built around state-specific laws.  You can also create other legal documents, like a living will and power of attorney document.  It’s easy, safe and secure.  Visit https://cigna.araggroup.com/onlineDocsMVC/login/register.htm

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Local Changes to UCCI’s In-network Providers

Effective October 12, 2014 Dr. Heidi Sherman will no longer be an in-network provider with United Concordia Dental (UCCI). You may continue to use Dr. Sherman, however she will now be able to charge you the difference if what she charges for a procedure is more than what UCCI pays.
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Have You Used Your Health Advocate Lately?

Health Advocate exists to help individuals navigate the complexities of healthcare and insurance.  Their services are free to benefit-eligible employees, spouses, dependent children, parents and parents-in-law.
Here are just a few of the services they can provide:
Find in-home care, adult day care, assisted living and long-term care for your elders.
Clarify Medicare, [...]

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Attention New Faculty

Reminder to new full-time faculty …
All new full-time faculty are asked to stop by the HR Office upon arrival in Lexington to confirm all employment and benefits paperwork has been completed and, if necessary, to show original forms of identification and work authorization.  During your visit we will also review [...]

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Schedule of Upcoming Visits by TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Financial Consultants

If you’d like to meet with the TIAA-CREF or Fidelity Financial Consultants when they visit W&L, their schedules and contact information are below. For those nearing retirement, the counselors can explain the options available for drawing money when you retire and can help with related paperwork. For new employees, the [...]

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Personal Financial eNewsletter from TIAA-CREF

In this month’s edition …
Strategies for the Sandwich Generation
Retirement Advisor Tool (link to TIAA-CREF’s on-line tool for planning your retirement)
Planning for your Financial Future:  Checklist for Same-Sex Married Couples
Click here for the newsletter.
 

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Health Advocate Member Newsletter

In this month’s edition of the Member Newsletter …
Keeping up with your medications
Preventing allergies and asthma attacks
Expediting doctor appointments
Transferring your medical records
Click here for the articles.
 

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Reminder from United Concordia Dental (UCCI)

Click below and then on either the Core or Buy-Up Plan Benefit Summaries to learn about additional benefits available for women who are pregnant.
https://www.unitedconcordia.com/tuctcc/clients.jsp?id=142
As with any benefit, please contact me if you have any questions.
 

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Reminder of July 1, 2014 Benefits Changes

Health insurance premiums decrease slightly today due, in part, to the University increasing its contribution from 70% to 72%. Current rates are available in the 2014/2015 Benefits Guidebook on our website at http://charonplanning.com/clients/guidebook/wlu/.
The $250 individual and $500 family deductible begins today. Click here for a summary of what you will [...]

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