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Get quick answers to your Benefits questions at benefits@uhnj.org.

 

Flexible Spending Account Open Enrollment

The Tax$ave Flexible spending Account (FSA) Open Enrollment period will run from October 2 through October 31, 2017.

The FSA Unreimbursed Medical and or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) allow employees to set aside money to pay for out-of-pocket medical, dental and dependent care expenses through pre-tax contributions.

Employees must be eligible for enrollment in the State Health Benefits Program to participate in the Unreimbursed Medical Spending Account or the Dependent Care Plan.

Reminder: current members must file a new enrollment application this Open Enrollment to participate in calendar year 2018.

For additional information, please visit our Open Enrollment website or call:

Karina Hon at (973) 972-0885 or
Robin Hynes at (973) 972-4743 or
Diane Wieckowski at (973) 972-3925

UH Human Resources Benefits Services Office

 


 

2018 Open Enrollment for the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and Tax$ave Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2018 will run from

October 2 through October 31, 2017

 State Health Benefits Program

Open Enrollment is the time eligible employees can make general changes such as add dependents, change coverage levels or enroll in a different medical or dental plan. All changes to coverage during this Open Enrollment will be effective January 1, 2018.

This year’s Benefits Fair will be on Thursday, October 19th from 10am to 4pm at UH H Level 349/342. HR Benefits Services staff, representatives from our health plans, investment providers and other vendors will be available to answer any questions you may have.
 

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

The Unreimbursed Medical and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts allow employees to set aside money to pay for out-of-pocket medical, dental and dependent care expenses through pre-tax contributions.

Reminder: current FSA members must file a new enrollment application this Open Enrollment to participate in calendar year 2018.

Coming Soon - 2018 Open Enrollment on our website

Please watch your UH emails and Click Picks for additional information as it’s received from the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

UH Human Resources Benefits Services Office


 

Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Contribution Rate Increase

As established under Chapter 78, P.L. 2011, Pension and Health Benefits Reform, the PERS contribution will increase by 0.14 percent until the 7.5 percentage contribution rate is reached in July of 2018. The July 2018 increase will be 0.16 percent.

The PERS contribution rate will increase from 7.20% to 7.34% in the paycheck of July 14, 2017. The next contribution rate increase to 7.50% will be effective July 2018.

The change in the contribution rate will also increase the minimum repayment amount for new pension loans as well as the cost for a purchase of service credit if certified after the increase contribution becomes effective.

For additional information, please call the Benefits Services Office:

Robin Hynes (973) 972-4743

Diane Wieckowski (973) 972-3925

Karina Hon (973) 942-0885

UH HR Benefits Services Office


 

New Jersey State Employee Deferred Compensation Program (NJSEDCP)

New Jersey State Employee Deferred Compensation Program (NJSEDCP)

NJSEDCP is administered by Prudential Financial.

Every Friday from 9am until 3:30pm there are Prudential Representatives in the hospital’s cafeteria.

Starting in June and every first Friday of the month through the summer, a Prudential Representative will be in the cafeteria from 6am to 2pm, to better assist our overnight employees.

Prudential has also added another day of coverage. From now until August 29th a representative will be in the hospital cafeteria every Tuesday from 8:30am to 2:30pm.

Please see the schedule below:

Tuesday Rotation Coverage from 8:30 am-2:30pm until August 29th

Bob Rooyakkers, CFA, CRC (732) 587-8331 robert.rooyakkers@prudential.com

Cornell Fields, CRPC (908) 461-9148 cornell.fields@prudential.com

Joe Dancho, CRC (609) 480-6105 joseph.dancho@prudential.com

Friday Coverage: first Friday of every month 6am – 2pm, second, third and fourth Friday from 9am – 3:30pm

Lily Lau, CRC (732) 236-6782 lily.lau@prudential.com

 

UH HR Benefits Office


 

Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Contribution Rate Increase

As established under Chapter 78, P.L. 2011, Pension and Health Benefits Reform, the PERS contribution will increase over a seven year period by 0.14 percent until the 7.5 percentage contribution rate is reached in July of 2018. The July 2018 increase will be 0.16 percent.

This July marks the sixth rate increase under the provisions of the law. The PERS contribution rate will increase from 7.06% to 7.20% in the paycheck of
July 1, 2016. The seventh contribution rate increase to 7.34% will be effective July 2017.

The change in the contribution rate will also increase the minimum repayment amount for new pension loans as well as the cost for a purchase of service credit
if certified after the increase contribution becomes effective.

For additional information, please call the Benefits Services Office:

Robin Hynes (973) 972-4743

Diane Wieckowski (973) 972-3925


UH HR Benefits Services Office




 
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