A. You have 30 days from your Benefits Eligible Appointment Date to sign up for Benefits.
A. Yes. You become eligible for benefits immediately.
A. Eligible dependents are your lawful spouse, unmarried dependent children from birth until they attain age 26.
A. No, do not wait until you receive the Social Security Card. Notify Human Resources as soon as your child is born. You only have 30 days from the baby's birth to add her or him to your benefit coverage through the Human Resources Office.
A. Your plan provider will automatically remove your ineligible dependent from the plan at the end of the month in which they turn 26. You will be sent paperwork notifying you of this event. You will also be sent information concerning eligibility for COBRA. Please contact the Human Resources Office if you have questions.
A. To add a spouse to the health/dental and life insurance plan, you must complete the necessary enrollment/change form within 30 days of marriage. The coverage will be effective the date of marriage. To add your spouse or change beneficiaries on life insurance and/or retirements, contact the Human Resources Office. www.suu.edu/ad/hr/benefits.html
A. No, you do not have to wait until the adoption is complete. Children pending adoption may be added when a petition for adoption is filed or when the final court order has been issued. In order to add an adopted child to your health/dental coverage, you must bring a copy of the documents placing the child in your home for adoption to the Human Resources Office and complete a medical insurance enrollment form within 30 days of the child being placed in your home for adoption.
A. Insurance cards for medical, dental and pharmacy insurance are mailed to your home address when your completed enrollment form is received by your medical insurance provider.
A. Browse to http://www.educatorsmutual.com and click on "Members". After you have logged in, click on "My Member Details" and "Request ID Card". You will be sent two new cards.
A. You will find a list of the participating physicians for Educators Mutual Insurance on the website at: http://www.educatorsmutual.com/. Click on "Provider Search" in the middle of the page.
A. If you leave SUU and have health/dental insurance, you may be eligible to continue your coverage under COBRA.
A. The first thing to do is contact Educators Mutual and find out why (Customer Service at 1-800-662-5851). EMIA will be able to instruct you on the best way to rectify the problem or discuss ways to appeal the decision. Contact the Human Resources Office if you are unable to get your claims problem resolved after contacting EMIA.
A. No, there is no change to your premiums while you are an active employee.
A. The flex spending year runs from July 1st to June 30th of each year, but you can submit your bills for reimbursement until September 30th .
A. You will need to enroll in flexible spending each year. Notices will go out in April from the Human Resources Office when it is time to enroll. These enrollment forms are usually due by May 31st.