All employees should have received their annual enrollment packet for the Medical and Dependent Flexible Benefits Plan and the new Transportation and Parking Flexible Benefits Plan for calendar year 2011. Plan packets were sent to faculty and staff campus mail addresses in the last two weeks. The Transportation and Parking Flexible Benefits Plan is a
This year’s group insurance annual/open enrollment period ends on Friday, Oct. 15. All completed insurance enrollment forms must be received in the Payroll Office at P115 Andy Holt Tower by 5 p.m. on that day. Online enrollment through the Edison Self Service website will continue until 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 15.
Representatives of the Optional Retirement Program providers will be on campus in the University Center beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, through Thursday, Oct. 14. In addition to their ongoing service to university faculty and staff, they will be following up on the recent ORP transition to provide information, answer questions and assist employees.
“What the Health Care Reform Law Means to You,” a panel discussion on health care reform law, will be held Aug. 31 at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Panelists will provide an overview of recently passed national health care reform law, outline key provisions of
New health insurance options that UT employees must consider during open enrollment beginning Sept. 15 are now posted online through the State of Tennessee. The state’s Office of Benefits Administration has launched www.partnersforhealthtn.org, to communicate information about the new plan options. A call center dedicated to answering questions about the new plans has been established
“Quarterly, I meet with the UT Employee Relations Advisory Board to address concerns from UT employees,” Interim President Jan Simek said after the ERAB June meeting. “As you know, the ERAB is a statewide group of employees elected to represent you by voicing your concerns during these meetings.”
University of Tennessee Director of Payroll Rob Chance addresses changes in the pharmacy network for employees participating in the State of Tennessee Group Health Insurance Program.
The annual open enrollment/transfer period for the group insurance programs for UT employees ends Monday, Nov. 16. Any changes you make in your coverage will become effective Jan. 1, 2010. Even if you aren’t enrolling or changing your coverage, this is an excellent time to review your personalized benefits statement.
UT employees who take advantage of State of Tennessee group medical insurance coverage will notice some changes in their premiums in the coming months. At its last meeting, the State Insurance Committee approved both a six percent increase to medical premiums, as well as two medical premium holidays — two months for which no premium
The Benefits Administration Office of the State of Tennessee contracted with Secova, Inc., to verify the eligibility of all dependents currently participating in the state’s health and dental insurance plans. The deadline to verify the eligibility of your dependents for health and dental benefits is fast approaching. To keep benefits for your eligible dependents, please
Two Send Roses recipients were celebrated in April, Patricia Wagoner and Heather Webb. There were no Send Roses recipients in January or February, and there will not be a May recipient either.
UT faculty and staff are invited to an employee appreciation day Tuesday, April 14, as the Tennessee Volunteers baseball team takes on the Bruins of Belmont University.