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Benefits Reminders

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012

We just closed another successful benefits enrollment process. Thank you for completing your enrollment documents by the due date. Your timeliness allows us to be timely in ensuring your enrollment goes without a hitch! Below are a few reminders:

2013 Health Plan rates

2013 Healthcare Plan rates will be reflected on the second pay check in January. The first paycheck in January reflects the last weeks of December and as such will reflect the 2012 Healthcare rates.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Don't forget to submit all of your 2012 Flexible Spending Account reimbursement forms. You will have until March 31, 2013 to submit 2012 reimbursement requests.

Retirement: 401a and 403b

Retirement amounts have increased to $17,500.For employees over 50 years of age, the maximum limit is now $23,000. You can make changes any time during the year.

Employee Assistance Program Services

Effective January 1st, all Santa Clara University benefit eligible employees and their family members will have access to a wide range of tools and resources to help balance work and life, improve health and wellness, and enhance emotional wellbeing.SCu's new employee assistance program is MHN. MHN is available to assist with everyday situations, as well as more serious emotional issues. So when the stresses of daily life add up, you'll be able to call your MHN for help or even log onto a members-only website. Common reasons to reach out to an EAP include:

This wonderful benefit will cost you nothing, but it will add great value to your and to the lives of all those who reside in your household. MHN, our EAP provider, serves millions of employees nationwide, and has been doing so for almost 35 years. Beginning January 1st, help is just a call or click away – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Here are details and information about the MHN and their services:

Website: www.members.mhn.com
SCU's company code is: scueap

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