Effective May 15, the Division of State Group Insurance (DSGI) began requesting documents as part of a monthly quality assurance review to confirm that an employee’s dependents—newly added and existing—are eligible for insurance coverage.
If you have unused TEAMS or faculty personal leave days or a USPS personal holiday, now is the time to use those days.
Employees must report 2016-2017 compensatory leave use by June 1.
At their meeting on February 16, the Faculty Senate approved the date of Homecoming 2017— October 6, 2017.
Employees on 9- and 10-month appointments participating in UF insurance plans are reminded that a temporary increase in take-home pay will occur during the summer.
Did you use all the money in your 2016 medical and childcare reimbursement accounts? Unused money remaining in your 2016 flexible spending account (FSA) is forfeited, so be sure to submit all claims for 2016 expenses before the final filing date of April 18.
Employees on 9- and 10-month appointments will not have deductions taken over the summer months for UFSelect, GatorCare and/or state plans. Premiums for these employees’ elected coverage plan(s) are deducted in the fall and spring semesters to pay for coverage in the summer months.
State employees adopting a child previously in permanent custody of the Florida’s child welfare system may be eligible for a monetary adoption benefit. To be considered for benefits, applicants must apply by April 28.
The enrollment period for GatorGradCare summer-only coverage is now open. Summer-only coverage is effective May 16 to August 15. Students must be appointed .25 FTE or greater as a GA/TA/RA for the summer term to participate.
Effective March 6, MetLife Insurance Company USA is Brighthouse Life Insurance Company.
The state’s Flex Spending Accounts (FSA) feature an annual grace period that enables participants to continue to use medical and dependent care accounts for eligible expenses from Jan. 1 through March 15.
Between Monday, March 6, and Friday, March 17, the State of Florida’s Department of Management Services will e-mail a survey to 25,000 randomly selected active and retired state employees to determine satisfaction with the state’s benefits administrator, People First.
As part of its strategic commitment to ensure HR service excellence and to improve access to HR services, UF Benefits has created the Benefits Appointment Scheduler.
It is important that the Healthcare Marketplace is aware of any employee who was offered coverage through UF, both for the protection of the university and so the employee does not inadvertently receive a premium tax credit that he or she may have to pay back.
To ensure coverage for state health, life and supplemental insurance continues during the summer, double-deductions will be collected from nine-month and ten-month employees’ paychecks beginning with the Feb. 3 paycheck and continuing through May 12.
The state’s FSAs feature an annual grace period that enables participants to continue to use medical and dependent care accounts for eligible expenses from Jan. 1 through March 15.
Whether or not you made changes during Open Enrollment, the New Year is a good time to review your paycheck to ensure your coverage selections are accurate.