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UC to Begin Reverifying Family Members Eligibility for Health Benefits This Spring

In April, Secova, working with UC Human Resources, will begin reaching out to certain employees and retirees to reverify the eligibility of some dependents for health and welfare benefits. If you are selected as part of this reverification process, Secova will request information verifying the current eligibility of your spouse or domestic partner, grandchildren or legal wards. It is important to follow all instructions carefully. Failure to respond to or comply with the family member eligibility verification notifications sent by Secova may result in the de-enrollment of your unverified dependents.

 

Young asian man on crutches with tree background on a roadKnow Where to Go for Care After a Work Injury

Do you know what to do if you are injured on the job? Are you aware of which clinics will provide medical care for a work-related injury/illness? Visit the workers’ compensation section in the ZotPortal and select “Obtain Medical Care” to learn more. As an employee, it is your obligation to report any potential or actual work-related injuries/illnesses you sustain. Educate yourself and speak to your supervisor for additional information or contact wcdm@uci.edu.

UCI Recognized as an Employer of Choice

UCI has earned the WorldatWork 2017 Seal of Distinction, an honor given to organizations that provide a distinct mutually beneficial experience to their workforces. This award is bestowed each year to companies in North America that set the standard for employee engagement and business success. Areas taken into consideration for the award include health, financial wellness, culture initiatives and employee recognition.

Attend Upcoming Parenting Workshops

Being a new parent can be an overwhelming and exciting time. As part of the UCI Wellness program, there are a variety of resources to help you, including classes for expecting parents, new parents and parents of young children. Join your co-workers and get support on your parenting journey. For more information about available resources, visit the UCI Wellness website.

 

Occupancy and Vacancy Sensors Reduce Energy Use

Occupancy and vacancy sensors save significant energy when functioning properly. These sensors are designed to automatically turn lights on or off based on motion and/or sound. To report inoperative sensors, where lighting fails to turn off or turns off during occupancy, please contact the service desk at 949-824-5444 or fill out a Facilities Management online work order request (UCInetID required).

 

EEE Canvas Transition Update and Instructor Panel
UCI is transitioning from the EEE learning management system to a dynamic ecosystem of tools, with EEE Canvas at the center. If you are wondering what this might mean for you, register to attend a transition update and instructor panel sponsored by the Office of Information Technology 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Humanities Gateway, Room 1030. Attendees will hear directly from instructors who have already utilized EEE Canvas and will learn about the transition process and how it may affect instruction tools.

Finger choosing hospital symbol from menuFor Anthem Blue Cross Members: LiveHealth Online

Anthem Blue Cross Members – those enrolled in UC Care, the health savings accounts and/or CORE – are invited to use LiveHealth Online. This service provides 24/7 online access to board-certified doctors through video chat for minor conditions such as colds, flu, fever, allergies, sinus infections, pink eye and other common health issues. Most people are connected to a doctor in about 10 minutes or less. LiveHealth Online also offers behavioral health support, connecting members to licensed therapists by video or phone. For more information and to register for LiveHealth Online, visit the Anthem Blue Cross website.

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Deadline Approaching

If you were enrolled in UC’s Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for 2016, you have until Wednesday, March 15, to use your funds for eligible expenses. All claims and supporting documents must be sent to CONEXIS for processing. For more information and to file your claims electronically, go to the CONEXIS website.

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