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Category Archives: Benefits & Work/Life

2016 Total Compensation Statements Coming Soon

February 23, 2017 | In Benefits & Work/Life

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 benefits@unc.edu or 919-962-3071 with questions about the 2016 statements.

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Reminder: New Dental Plan Provider

January 31, 2017 | In Benefits & Work/Life

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.

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Section 403(b) Plan Universal Availability Notice for 2017

January 9, 2017 | In Benefits & Work/Life

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.
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State Health Plan Updates

June 29, 2016 | In Benefits & Work/Life

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

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Work Well, Live Well Expo

March 16, 2016 | In Benefits & Work/Life, HR Events, Wellness, Work/Life

Learn more about the many health and wellness offerings available to UNC-Chapel Hill employees both on campus and in the community during the 2016 Work Well, Live Well Expo!

This event, sponsored by the Work Well, Live Well Committee and the Office of Human Resources, will be held on Wednesday, March 16, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Rams Head Recreation Center. The Expo will feature an array of resources from across campus and throughout the greater Triangle area, with over fifty participating exhibitors representing all aspects of healthy living: Fitness, Recreation, Preventative Care, Nutrition, Financial Health, Community Programs, and many more! Continue reading

Coming Soon: New IRS Forms 1095-C and 1095-B

January 26, 2016 | In Benefits & Work/Life

In the coming months, you may receive one or two new Federal income tax forms — Form 1095-C and Form 1095-B.

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), when you complete your 2015 tax return, you will be required to indicate whether or not you (and your eligible dependents) had qualifying medical coverage for all of 2015. This year, the University will send you a new tax form, Form 1095-C, which includes information about the health coverage offered to you by the University. In some instances, our insurance carriers will be sending you Form 1095-B. You may receive one or both of these forms. (See “Who Will Receive a Form 1095-C or 1095-B” to determine which form you will receive.) Continue reading