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CHANGES ANNOUNCED TO UNIVERSITY HOME LOAN PROGRAM

The administration is pleased to announce that the University’s Home Loan Program has been modified and approved by the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees to allow for the program to be offered to Non-Exempt employees.  The recommendation to make the change in the policy came from the University’s [...]

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Want a Reimbursement From Your 2013/2014 Medical FSA Account?

We announced during open enrollment in the spring that the IRS now permits participants to carry up to $500 of medical Flexible Spending Account funds over from one plan year to the next.  This was good news to participants who previously scrambled the end of each plan year to spend [...]

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Health Advocate Member Newsletter

In this month’s edition …

Get kids up-to-date on vaccines
Healthcare options for college students
Make changes to Medicare plans

For these and other articles, click here.
 

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Inside My Plan, Anthem’s Monthly Newsletter

from Anthem …
In this month’s edition …
… Saving with Generics and Over the Counter medications
… Savings on Glasses and Contact Lenses
… Anthem Website Guided Tour
Click here for access to this month’s newsletter.
 

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Suicide Prevention … We Can Help

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from Health Advocate …
The news of Robin Williams’ untimely death has brought the issue of suicide to the forefront. It is vitally important that people know the warning signs and understand the risk factors, such as depression, and that they seek treatment as early as possible.
Know the Warning Signs!
Depression, drug [...]

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This Cold and Flu Season You Can See a Doctor 24/7 with LiveHealth Online

from Anthem …
Waking up with flu or cold systems is a hassle.  Anthem now provides access to a doctor within minutes 24/7 using LiveHealth Online.  LiveHealth Online is faster than a visit to the urgent care center and allows you to interact with doctors through your computer or mobile device.  [...]

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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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