You will find important information about your health and wellness benefits, and the tools you need to make decisions for you and your covered family members. Be sure to contact your department's benefits representative if you have questions.
Reminder About Aetna Class Action Settlement:
Individuals on an Aetna plan who may have incurred Out-of-Network claims that resulted in Partially Allowed claim reimbursements from March 1, 2001 through August 30, 2013 received a Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action and Final Settlement Hearing in the mail in late December. The deadline for submitting a claim form is March 28, 2014. Questions? Contact the Settlement Administrator at 800-600-3079 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. [Note: The City is not involved in this lawsuit.]
Same-Sex Married City Employees
IRS recognizes same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, as married for federal tax purposes. Learn more about how the ruling affects your tax status and City benefits.
Health FSA Change - $500 Carryover
The IRS recently modified the "use it or lose it" rule for Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts (Health FSAs). This change permits employees to carry over up to $500 of unused amounts remaining in their Health FSAs at year-end into the next year. Current Health FSA participants will receive a letter about the change along with responses to frequently asked questions. Here are updated FAQs. Contact your department's benefits representative if you have questions.
March Wellness Newsletter: Find City wellness and benefits programs and events, and articles on what's so bad about sitting; building health care savings; sprain or strain; can we prevent colon cancer; loving your vegetables; and maximizing online learning. Share the newsletter with family members by forwarding it to your personal email address. See the web version for more articles and health tools.
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