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Free information session on navigating Medicare March 21

Mar. 15, 2013—Confused about Medicare and your health insurance options? You’re not alone! Join Human Resources for a free information session on Thursday, March 21.

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W-2 forms mailed; also available on C2HR

Jan. 23, 2013—Check your mailbox this week for your 2012 W-2 form. Your form was sent to the most current mailing address on file with Human Resources (typically your home address). New this year: The Affordable Care Act requires Vanderbilt to report the value of its health care plan on your 2012 W-2 form. You can find...

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IRS announces 2013 retirement plan contribution limits

Dec. 3, 2012—You may want to change your contribution Each year, the IRS adjusts the limits for retirement plan contributions to reflect price and wage inflation. For 2013, the calendar year limits are: Individuals can contribute up to $17,500. Employees age 50 or older can contribute an additional $5,500, for a maximum of $23,000. To change your...

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Open Enrollment ends at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 31

Oct. 29, 2012—Open Enrollment, the annual opportunity for benefits-eligible employees to choose their benefits and elect the coverage that fits their needs for the coming year, ends at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 31. These last days are the only remaining time to review your insurance and spending account coverage and make your choices for the upcoming calendar year....

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Those keeping same benefits for 2013 still need to enroll

Oct. 24, 2012—Open Enrollment is your opportunity to elect the coverage that suits your needs for 2013. Like last year, this is an active enrollment, meaning all benefits-eligible employees need to enroll. Even if you plan to keep your same benefits, you still need to enroll to ensure you get the right coverage in 2013. If you...

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Remember to enroll for 2013 benefits

Oct. 19, 2012—All benefits-eligible employees need to enroll! Open Enrollment is happening now! It’s the one time each year to review your insurance and spending account coverage and make choices for the upcoming calendar year. The benefit elections you make begin Jan. 1, 2013 for the plan year and cannot be changed unless you experience a qualifying...

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Enroll now for 2013 benefits

Oct. 17, 2012—It’s time to enroll! Open Enrollment started on Oct. 17 and continues through Oct. 31. This is your annual opportunity to elect benefits that fit your needs for 2013. Enrollment is active this year and all benefits-eligible employees need to enroll. Even if you’re keeping the same benefits, or you decide to waive, you still...

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Short-term disability requirements waived during Open Enrollment

Oct. 17, 2012—Short-term disability insurance (STDi) coverage provides income protection when you are unable to work for a short time period due to a covered injury or illness. In the past, employees may have been discouraged by the insurer’s requirement that new enrollees submit health information. This year, Vanderbilt has reached an agreement with our new provider,...

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Open Enrollment allows employees to select benefits

Oct. 11, 2012—Open Enrollment, the annual opportunity for Vanderbilt staff and faculty to elect the coverage that best suits their needs, will take place Oct. 17-31. As it was last year, this is an active enrollment, which means that all benefits-eligible employees need to make benefits elections.

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Explore the Open Enrollment website to learn about 2013 benefit options

Oct. 10, 2012—Open Enrollment, the annual opportunity to take charge of your benefits and elect the coverage that fits your needs for the coming year, is Oct. 17-31. This is an active enrollment, which means you need to enroll by 11:59 p.m. Oct. 31 to receive the benefits you want for 2013. If you don’t enroll, you...

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Benefits and Health Fair set for Oct. 10, 11

Oct. 5, 2012—Human Resources representatives will be on hand to answer your Open Enrollment or other benefits questions at this year’s Benefits and Health Fair, scheduled for Oct. 10 and 11. Medical, dental, vision, retirement and disability representatives also will be available. Come to the fair for free “Know Your Numbers” screenings, flu shots and door prizes. The fair...

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Open Enrollment is Oct. 17-31

Oct. 4, 2012—Open Enrollment is your opportunity to elect the benefits that suit your needs for 2013. This year’s Open Enrollment is Oct. 17-31, and during that time you will select (or waive) the following benefits: Health plan (choose or opt-out) Dental plan (voluntary) Vision plan (voluntary) Short-term disability insurance (voluntary) Accidental death and dismemberment insurance (voluntary)...

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