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PayFlex website has new look, adds mobile app

Jul. 25, 2012—The vanderbilt.payflex.com website is now the HealthHub.com portal, with more user-friendly tools and an enhanced look and feel. If you are a PayFlex participant, you will access your PayFlex account information and file claims on vanderbilt.healthhub.com. All of your account information has transitioned to the new site, and you will log in with the same...

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Employees now have two convenient ways to get help from HR

Jun. 21, 2012—Vanderbilt employees now have better, easier ways to get help from Human Resources. The department has launched a new customer service approach, comprising the Employee Service Center and service delivery teams, to support faculty and staff with all of their HR needs. For general HR questions, employees can turn to the Employee Service Center, whose...

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Free retirement counseling available to employees

May. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt employees who participate in the retirement plan are eligible for free retirement counseling. As part of an ongoing service to Vanderbilt faculty and staff, Human Resources offers 30-minute sessions with the four retirement vendors. During a session, employees will meet one-on-one with a licensed retirement planning counselor for an in-depth consultation regarding their retirement...

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More options for Vanderbilt Health Plan members

Apr. 26, 2012—Dear Colleagues, As Middle Tennessee’s largest private employer, our faculty and staff work and live throughout the region. To bring an added level of convenience to health care services for members of the Vanderbilt Health Plan, additional choices will be offered through our affiliated providers, which may be closer to your home. I am pleased...

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Aetna changing out-of-network charges

Apr. 18, 2012—The Aetna Standard and Aetna HealthFund plans are making changes to the way out-of-network charges are determined. Because there are no set contract rates for out-of-network providers, Aetna has been passing on a percentage of the actual bill to its members. As of May 1, Aetna will base the amount to pay on the official Medicare...

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File claims for 2011 Flexible Spending Accounts by April 14

Mar. 27, 2012—Human Resources is reminding Flexible Spending Account (FSA) participants about an important upcoming deadline. If you participated in the 2011 Health Care or Dependent Care FSA, the last day to file a claim for reimbursement from your 2011 account is April 14, 2012. FSAs are a use-it-or-lose-it benefit. According to IRS rules, all claims for...

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HR announces policy updates

Mar. 15, 2012—Dear Colleagues, In just a little over a year as your chief HR officer, I have often heard that our employment policies can be hard to understand, are lengthy and can be inflexible for both employees and managers. As we’ve been rebuilding the Human Resources function, we’ve also spent considerable time reviewing our policies, evaluating how...

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HR offers retirement, financial planning sessions

Mar. 12, 2012—Gain more control of your finances and develop a better understanding of financial planning concepts at four sessions sponsored by Human Resources. The sessions, presented by Vanguard, will help you assess and improve your financial standing, including how to: Budget and manage debt Understand general investing concepts Save for retirement Plan for the unexpected The...

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Report contributions to outside retirement plans by April 1

Mar. 8, 2012—Employees who contribute to a non-Vanderbilt retirement plan through outside businesses in which they are at least a 50 percent owner must report their contributions to Human Resources by April 1. To help employees avoid taxes and penalties, HR collects information each spring regarding contributions made to outside retirement plans to help ensure they don’t...

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Deadlines approaching for 2011 Flexible Spending Account claims

Mar. 6, 2012—Human Resources reminds Flexible Spending Account (FSA) participants to make note of important deadlines in March and April. Employees who participated in the 2011 Health Care or Dependent Care FSA should mark their calendars for the following dates: March 15, 2012, is the last day to incur a claim on your 2011 account. April 14,...

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Social Security, Medicare focus of retirement sessions

Mar. 6, 2012—To help employees plan for their transition to retirement, Human Resources will sponsor two free retirement sessions in March. The sessions are designed for employees aged 62 and older, but everyone is welcome to attend regardless of age or participation in a retirement plan. Experts on Social Security and Medicare will discuss eligibility, enrollment and...

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Make your family status changes online at C2HR

Jan. 20, 2012—Did you recently get married? Have a baby? These and some other types of events are considered family status changes and, when they occur, may give you eligibility to make changes to your benefits or to your covered dependents. Note that any benefits changes must be made within 30 days of the qualifying event. Now...

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