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Taking Ownership: Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Deadline for 2022 Contributions

Posted on Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

March 15, 2023, is the last day to experience claims for your 2022 Flexible Spending Account (FSA). Make sure all claims are submitted to ASI Flex by March 31, 2023, as unused balances will be forfeited. You may use the convenient ASI Flex app or upload claims through ASIFlex.com.

Retirement Readiness: Bridging the Gap: Healthcare in Retirement Before 65

Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

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 session will be presented by Todd Cooper with Veridian, March 1 at noon in Gilchrist 009.

Own Your Benefits: Understanding Retirement Health Care Options

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2023

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on retiree health care options in retirement. Join us to learn about Medicare basics, supplemental plans, MedicareBlue Rx Plans (Part D), and Medicare Advantage Plans. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. The hour-long session will be presented by Cory Tilson from Wellmark, February 6 at 10 a.m. in Gilchrist 009. Please register in advance.

Well-being Wednesday: Emotional Eating: The Connection Between Food and Mood

Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

Human Resource Services will host an informational session focused on how our mood impacts our eating habits and what to do about it. The population of the United States is becoming increasingly obese with each passing decade. There are many speculations about the cause of this phenomenon from an increasing sedentary lifestyle, the ready availability of high calorie foods, to stress and even sleep deprivation. However, if people ate only when they were truly hungry and stopped when they were full, there would be no obesity epidemic.

Own Your Benefits: Virtual Healthcare Services

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023

UnityPoint and MercyOne hospitals and clinics have online systems that allow patients to contact their care teams virtually. Through these platforms you are also able to request prescription refills, access test results, and read provider notes. Doctor on Demand, UNI’s option for a virtual office visit, allows 24/7 care for common symptoms.

Taking Ownership: Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Deadline for 2022 Contributions

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2023

March 15, 2023, is the last day to experience claims for your 2022 Flexible Spending Account (FSA). Make sure all claims are submitted to ASI Flex by March 31, 2023 as unused balances will be forfeited. You may use the convenient ASI Flex app or upload claims through ASIFlex.com.

IRS Form 1095-C for 2022 Tax Year

Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2023

As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers are required to provide the IRS Form 1095-C to employees who were offered and/or enrolled in employer health insurance. The university will mail the 1095-C to the employee’s home address on file prior to the March 2, 2023 deadline. While you DO NOT need the IRS Form 1095-C to file your 2022 tax return, you do need to keep it with your important tax documents. To show proof of health insurance coverage, UNI sends this information to the IRS on your behalf.

Well-being Wednesday: Drinking Responsibly

Posted on Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

Human Resource Services will host an informational session focused on responsible use of alcohol. About one third of the population will drink heavily and/or engage in what is called binge drinking or drinking to intoxication. The training addresses health concerns associated with binge drinking, ways to recognize problem drinking patterns and how to drink more responsibly. The course will explore common myths associated with drinking and provide participants with resources for getting help for alcohol use problems.

Financial Wellness: Advanced Estate Planning Strategies

Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2022

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on advanced estate planning. Join us to learn about tax rules, tips, trusts, charitable giving, and UNI Foundation tools for estate planning. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. The hour-long session will be presented by UNI Foundation and BergenKDV, January 24 at 2 p.m. in Gilchrist 009. Please register in advance.

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