There are several supporting services for those experiencing stress, grief or struggling with their mental health. Many of these services are free and are provided by both UNI benefit vendors and different agencies in the Cedar Valley. Please visit the Stress, Mental Health, and Grief Services webpage for more information.
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UNI offers one dental insurance plan, administered by Delta Dental, and it covers services from two participating networks. This means you pay one monthly premium for your dental insurance, but can use two networks. Having two networks provides more choices for your dental care.
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. This session will be led by Todd Cooper with Veridian Insurance and will take place on April 21 at 3 p.m., via Zoom.
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, via Zoom on April 19 at 10 a.m. Please register in advance.
Delta Dental has provided a beneficial Q&A web page that explores and identifies links between the COVID-19 virus complications and poor oral health. Dr.
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, 2022 deadline. While you DO NOT need the IRS Form 1095-C to file your 2021 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.
If you are enrolled in a UNI group health insurance plan you can utilize Wellmark’s BeWell 24/7℠ Service. Just as the name implies, it provides assistance from real people 24 hours a day 7 days a week. By calling 844-84-BEWELL you can get advice and recommendations on treating ailments for you and your covered family members.