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Experiencing a qualified life event such as marriage, or birth of a child, allows you to make changes to your benefits. If you do not have a qualified life event during the year you may make changes annually during Open Enrollment, which will occur November 1 - November 30, 2021. Any changes made during the open enrollment period will be effective January 1, 2022.
ASIFlex, our Flexible Spending Account (FSA) vendor, allows purchases through the FSA Store® using your flex spending dollars. This website is a great resource to see what items are eligible for purchase and to use your flex spending money. The FSA Store® website also has a Savings Center where available coupons are listed for purchases at the FSA Store®.
Human Resource Services will host an informational session on retiring from UNI, for faculty and staff planning to retire soon or in the foreseeable future. Participants will learn guidelines and benefits available at retirement from UNI. This hour long session will be presented by Therese Callaghan, Employee Well-being Coordinator, in person in Gilchrist 007 and via Zoom on Tuesday, September 28 at 11:30 a.m. Please register in advance.
Human Resource Services will host an informational session on achieving a well-rounded retirement. This session provides a high-level view of the well-rounded retirement model and each of the pieces of the model. Several "big ideas" about retirement are explored and participants in the live session complete a self-inventory related to the model. This TIAA led session will be offered on September 22 at 3:00 p.m. via webcast. Please register in advance.
Human Resource Services will host a confidential biometric screening on September 17 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the Safety Training Room, located at 3219 Hudson Road. All benefit eligible employees may participate in one free biometric screening per academic year. For more information, and to register, visit the confidential biometric screening webpage.
Human Resource Services will host an informational session on bridging the gap from your employer health plan to Medicare. Learn how to use the Marketplace or healthcare.gov to price Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant plans, and options such as COBRA, Short Term Health Plans, Sharing Programs and Group Plans. The hour long sessions will be presented by Todd Cooper with Veridian, via Zoom. Please register in advance.
Hearing loss can occur so gradually that you may not even notice it. Individuals should be tested once every three to five years, and those 55 and older should be tested more often. Delta Dental has partnered with Amplifon to provide hearing discounts to Delta Dental members. Discounts are provided for hearing exams, hearing devices, and warranties. For more information call 866-925-1698 or visit the Delta Dental Hearing website.