On Monday, May 8, faculty and staff from all over the UNC-Chapel Hill campus joined together at the Carolina Inn to honor those who have given 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 – and yes, even 50 – years of service to the University. The celebration included high tea and hors d’oeuvres, a keynote address by Chancellor Carol Folt, and an awards ceremony lead by Vice Chancellor Felicia Washington.
The North Carolina State Health Plan is constantly working to provide the best return on investment as well as reducing complexity and building value for all of its members. As an important step towards managing costs, the State Health Plan is conducting an audit to verify eligibility of dependents covered by the Plan.
This audit will focus on all subscribers with dependents under the age of 75 as of April 19, 2017. Subscribers with enrolled dependents will soon receive a request to provide documentation of their dependents by July 31. Continue reading
Personalized 2016 Total Compensation statements from the Office of Human Resources are coming soon to mailboxes across campus. Each benefit-eligible employee will receive a statement showing the combined value of your salary plus employer- and employee-paid benefits as components of your total compensation. Statements show your annualized salary and enrolled benefit plan data as of December 2016. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-962-3071 with questions about the 2016 statements.
Join the UNC-Chapel Hill and Fidelity Investments for an educational web workshop focusing on strategies for managing your financial future with confidence. The next workshop, “Get Started and Save for the Future You” is on Feb. 15. Registration is now open.
When your dentist’s office asks if you have new insurance, say “Yes.” Effective January 1, 2017, the NCFlex dental plan vendor changed from United Concordia to MetLife. Plan participants should have received new ID cards, which were mailed to the address on record.
In the coming weeks, you may receive one or two Federal income tax forms — Form 1095-C and/or Form 1095-B. These forms include information about the health coverage offered to you by the University. It is not necessary to wait until you receive these forms to file your tax return.
The UNC System is required to provide this notice to all employees regarding their options to participate in the Section 403(b) supplemental retirement plan.
UNC-Chapel Hill offers employees a choice of voluntary supplemental retirement programs on a pre-tax and post-tax (Roth) basis in accordance with Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Under The University of North Carolina Section 403(b) Plan, eligible employees may elect to defer a portion of their compensation to the 403(b) Plan to supplement their retirement savings.
As the State Health Plan gears up for the 2017 open enrollment period (Oct. 1-31), plan participants may take action now to complete the health assessment premium credit activity for 2017. 80/20 and Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP) members will receive a wellness premium credit for 2017 by completing the health assessment between now and the end of the annual enrollment period. Members are encouraged to complete this premium credit as soon as possible, and can access the health assessment by logging in to My Personal Health Portal on the State Health Plan’s website. Health Assessment Instructions
May is Older Americans Month in North Carolina, a time to focus on “raising awareness about issues facing older Americans and helping all individuals to thrive in communities of their choice for as long as possible.” As a Carolina employee, your benefits package includes resources that can help you gain vital information about aging and elder care. Continue reading