2014 Benefits Presentation Final

January 8, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Science, Health Science
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Monday, April 28 – Friday, May 16 Benefits Customer Service (859) 257-9519, select option 3 www.uky.edu/HR/benefits


Health Care Flexible Spending Account or Dependent Care Spending Account. Yes, if you want to participate in an FSA. Health, Dental & Vision plans. Yes, if you would like to make any changes to the coverage level of your existing medical plans (health, dental and vision coverage), or if you would like to change health or dental plans or if you wish to drop coverage. Life and AD&D coverage. Yes, if you would like to make any changes to the coverage level of your Life Insurance or AD&D coverage and/or to designate new beneficiary(ies).


Health Plan  Out-of-Pocket Maximum will include all deductibles, copayments and coinsurance and be assigned to all health plans to comply with Health Care Reform.  Music therapy will be included in the covered therapies.  The combined therapy maximum will be increased to 45 visits on the UK-PPO and UK-EPO plans to match the UK-HMO and UK-RHP.  Copayment decrease for therapy visits under UK-PPO and UK EPO.  UK-HMO and UK-RHP copayment increases high end diagnostic and hospital observation by $25 per visit.


Health Plan Premiums 

Health plan premiums will increase 2% overall and employees who receive the health credit will see a $1-$7 increase per month for UK-HMO, UK-PPO and UK-RHP plans. UK EPO premiums will increase between $5-$14 per month.  The overall health plan costs are increasing by only 2%. The university is contributing an additional $2.1M to cover the increased cost for FY 2014-15.


UK-RHP  Provider Regions have been expanded, increasing your options when choosing a doctor.  

If you reside in Region A, you can now see any provider located in Region A. (see map) If you reside in Region B, you can now see any provider located in Region B. (see map)


Region A


Dental Plans  Delta Dental premiums will remain unchanged and UK Dental premiums will increase between 1 and 10%. Vision Plan premiums will remain unchanged. Life and AD&D Plans  Dependent Life coverage option for $5,000 will be eliminated and $20,000 option will be added.  AD&D maximum will increase to $500,000.  No increase in optional life premiums and decrease in AD&D premiums.


Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts 

New! You may now roll over up to $500 from your Health Care FSA left unused to the following plan year. You will still have the grace period (9/15/2014) to incur claims for FY 2013-14 and you can file claims through 12/31/14. The grace period is ending beginning with the 2014-15 plan year and being replaced with the $500 Rollover. You will be able to rollover up to $500 on June 30, 2015.


Members will receive new ID cards if currently enrolled in:  Any health plan  Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Members will receive ID cards ONLY if newly enrolled in:    

Delta Dental Express Scripts EyeMed Vision ConnectYourCare

*UK Dental does not issue ID cards


Health Plan

Coverage Level

Monthly Rate

UK Credit for Regular FullTime Employees

Monthly Cost for Regular Full-Time Employees


Employee Employee Employee Employee

Only + Child(ren) + Spouse + Family


493 $ 738 $ 984 $1,232

$466 $606 $726 $852

$ 27 $132 $258 $380


Employee Employee Employee Employee

Only + Child(ren) + Spouse + Family

$ 493 $ 738 $ 984 $1,232

$466 $606 $726 $852

$ 27 $132 $258 $380


Health Plan

Coverage Level

Monthly Rate

UK Credit for Regular FullTime Employees

Monthly Cost for Regular FullTime Employees

UK-RHP Regional Health Plan

Employee Only Employee + Child(ren) Employee + Spouse Employee + Family

$ 493 $ 738 $ 984 $1,232

$466 $606 $726 $852

$ 27 $132 $258 $380


Employee Only Employee + Child(ren) Employee + Spouse Employee + Family

$ 627 $ 941 $1,256 $1,570

$466 $606 $726 $852

$161 $335 $530 $718


Prescription Counseling – KYRx (218-5979)  Generic medications save both you and UK money!

Health & Wellness Programs  Wide variety of programs, classes & consultations

available; www.uky.edu/HR/wellness (257-Well).


Over the past 11 years, Healthtrac Rewards has engaged our population by making them aware of their health status and providing financial rewards for participating in healthy programs/behaviors to improve their health. Significant risk reduction over the past 3 years:  Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Smoking, Average # of health risks, increase in preventive exam utilization  ROI = $1.3 M from 2006-2009 for Healthtrac participants. New rewards opportunity will be available FY 14/15.


The incentives in this new & improved rewards opportunity will be tied to:  “Know your numbers” campaign – health screenings (utilizing real data vs. self reported data)  Increasing physical activity  And more!

This rewards opportunity will be:  Easier to participate in, with an intuitive registration process  More relevant and meaningful to the individual through more targeted communications and interventions


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free one-on-one support with nutrition, tobacco and exercise experts on-site fitness facilities and group fitness classes weekly weight loss support classes free health screenings events and presentations on-campus (and online) to promote healthful living customized wellness solutions for employees, spouses, retirees and work groups


Check Benefits website for formulary changes Participant Costs Generic Retail (1-34 day) Mail (35-90 day) Brand Preferred Retail (1-34 day) Mail (35-90 day) Non-formulary Retail (1-34 day) Mail (35-90 day)




$ 8 $ 24

20% 10%

$ 50 $100

$ 20 $ 60

40% 30%

$ 60 $120

$ 40 $120

50% 40%

No Max No Max


Dental Plan

Coverage Level

Monthly Rate

UK Dental Basic

Employee Only Employee + Child(ren) Employee + Spouse Employee + Family

$ $ $ $

10.90 34.40 21.70 49.00

UK Dental Comprehensive

Employee Only Employee + Child(ren) Employee + Spouse Employee + Family

$ $ $ $

24.30 49.50 49.50 78.80

Delta Dental Basic No rate change!

Employee Only Employee + Child(ren) Employee + Spouse Employee + Family

$ $ $ $

24.40 46.30 51.90 76.30

Delta Dental Enhanced No rate change!

Employee Only Employee + Child(ren) Employee + Spouse Employee + Family

$ 33.00 $ 69.80 $ 72.80 $113.50


Employee Only Employee + Child(ren) Employee + Spouse Employee + Family

Monthly Rate $ 8.60 $15.30 $16.10 $21.60


Basic life insurance is 1x annual salary 

University paid premiums for coverage above $50K are taxable.

Optional life insurance available up to 5x salary

Coverage above $375k is subject to medical evidence of insurability.  Increases of more than one level optional life coverage are subject to medical evidence of insurability. 

Dependent life coverage available (children up to age 26) may purchase up to $20,000


Your Age

Monthly Cost per $1,000 of coverage

Your Age

Monthly Cost per $1,000 of coverage

Under 35 $0.08













Over 69





Coverage for You



(w/spouse or sponsored dependent)

(no/spouse or sponsored dependent)

Benefit Amount

$10,000-$500,000 (in $5,000 increments)

Spouse-50% of your benefit; Child-10%, max $15,000 per child

Spouse-N/A Child -25%, max $15,000 per child

Monthly Cost per $10,000 of coverage





Coverage Level

$10,000 Coverage

$15,000 Coverage

$20,000 Coverage





Child(ren) $1.32/month




Health Care

Spending Account

Dependent Care Spending Account

Set aside between $250 and $2,500 per year before taxes for medical, dental, and vision expenses not covered by a medical plan (excluding premiums).

Set aside between $500 and $5,000 per year before taxes for day care, pre-school, and after school programs to enable you and your spouse to attend work and/or school.


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Administered by ConnectYourCare. UK requires all participants to use direct deposit. Roll over up to $500 of unused funds from the 2014-15 plan year to the following plan year. Use left over money from 2013-2014 plan year until September 15, 2014.  

Claims may be filed with ConnectYourCare using a claim form. File claims for 2013-14 by 12/31/14. 24

Prepaid Card Cards will be mailed to you automatically from ConnectYourCare if you are a new participant.  Quick access to health care flexible spending funds.  Present the card as a credit card for doctor office copayments, prescription and other eligible expenses.  Keep your receipts –some purchases require follow-up (KY Clinic Pharmacy, some medical and dental). If you purchase prescriptions using your Express Scripts coverage, the expenses will be automatically processed. 


To enroll any dependents who currently are not covered, or who have not been covered and documented in the past on a benefit plan, you will be asked to provide documentation to prove the relationship.  

Spouse: marriage certificate and front page of tax return Adult Sponsored Dependent: documentation of one-year common residency required (see www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/SposoredDependents for documentation requirements) Child: birth certificate; adoption; guardianship; court order, or front page of the tax return, etc.


Employee Education Program (EEP)- employees may have cost of up to 6 credit hours per semester waived, up to 18 per academic year max. Participation Fall 2013 (1618) & Spring 2014 (1511)

Family Education Program (FEP)- employees who do not use EEP may elect FEP tuition discount for spouse, sponsored dependent or dependents.  

Participation Fall 2013 (593) & Spring 2014 (518) Employee must have at least one year of FT consecutive service; benefit ranges from 10%-50% discount University of Kentucky undergraduate classes only


Providing support for faculty and staff as they manage responsibilities in their personal and professional lives. ElderCare: 

Confidential consultations

Referrals for senior housing locally, out-of-state, internationally

Caregiver’s connect group

Monthly Lunch ‘n Learns

Work+Life Connections Counseling: 

Five (5) free counseling sessions per fiscal year

Can support issues such as: depression, anxiety, grief, parenting, divorce, stress management

Contact: (859) 257-8763 or [email protected] 28

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Staff shared leave eligibility (0.5 FTE or greater) Benefits employees who exhaust accrued paid leave to care for a spouse, sponsored-dependent or child. Staff donation period: May 1st – June 30th (September 30 Healthcare )

Donate by going to HR Employee Relations Website: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employee-relations/shared-leavepool/about-staff-shared-leave-pool


Financial Counseling is a free voluntary counseling and referral service for UK employees (regular, .5 FTE or greater).  Intended to help employees gain control of their finances.  Up to four sessions are available per fiscal year.  Sessions generally last approximately 1 hour. Appointments may be scheduled Monday through Friday by calling Mike Pelfrey at 859-257-9487 or visiting http://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits/retirementfinancial-security/financial-counseling


Our retirement carriers, TIAA-CREF and Fidelity, offer on campus individual appointments which can be found at www.uky.edu/HR/benefits

TIAA-CREF and Fidelity also offer group/departmental presentations TIAA-CREF (859) 224-6900 Fidelity (800) 642-7131


This program provides temporary financial assistance in the form of a one-time payment of up to five hundred dollars to University of Kentucky staff members who are experiencing personal hardship. Donate online through ESS. All donations are non-tax-deductible and payroll deductions are post-tax. Administered by UK Staff Senate


Visit the myUK website at https://myuk.uky.edu Enter the link blue user ID and password. Select “Employee Self-Service.” Click on “Benefits and Payment” and then “Open Enrollment” under “Adjustment Reasons.” Click on “Review Enrollment” when you are through with your selections and then “Save.” PRINT- click on “Print New Selections” and save a copy for your records.


Good Samaritan Hospital Main Conference Room A Monday, April 28th 7:00 am – 9:00 am Tuesday, May 6th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

University Health Services 1st Floor Tuesday, April 29th 11:00 am -2:00 pm Monday, May 12th 7:30 am – 10:00 am Hospital/Medical Center Room H133 Thursday, May 1st 10:00 am – 1:30 pm North Lobby in Hospital (in front of Hospital Administration) Monday, May 5th 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

College of Agriculture Gorham Hall in the Good Barn Wednesday, May 7th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Service Building Loading Dock Wednesday, April 30th 7:30 am – 11:00 am

Main Administration Building Lexmark Public Room Tuesday, May 13th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

UK Health Care Finance 2317 Alumni Park Plaza First Floor Thursday, May 15h 11:00 am – 1:30 pm Scovell Hall Outside front lawn (weather permitting) or inside first floor hallway Friday, May 16th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


Benefits Open Enrollment Dates - Monday, April 28th through Friday, May 16th. *Drop box available for forms outside Scovell Hall side entrance. The UK health plans will have a small premium increase. There will be a new $500 rollover to the Medical Flexible Spending Account in place of the 2 ½ month grace period to incur claims. Following ACA requirements, health plan out-of-pocket maximums will include all deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance excluding prescription coinsurance.

Dependent Life coverage will have $20,000 option available and the $5,000 option will be discontinued. (Minimum coverage of $10,000.)


Benefits Customer Service (859) 257-9519, select option 3



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