HR Advisory - November 1, 2013

***SPECIAL EDITION***
Open Enrollment for 2014

•  Open Enrollment for 2014: November 1 - 30, 2013  
Open enrollment is your annual opportunity to make benefit changes for the following calendar year, effective January 1... Read More

•  New Health Insurance Option  
A new option, a PPO plus Health Savings Account (HSA), has been added. Training sessions have been scheduled to learn more about this plan... Read More

•  New Medical Premium Rates  
Compare the 2014 premium schedule for the current PPO Blue Choice Plan with the new PPO plus HSA Plan... Read More

•  Flexible Spending Enrollment: November 1 - 30, 2013  
If you have considered enrolling in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), or wish to continue your FSA in 2014, open enrollment is the time to submit your election! You must enroll each year to participate... Read More

•  Health Savings Account (HSA) or Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)  
Before contributions can be made to an HSA, you must close your healthcare FSA. Therefore, we encourage that you exhaust all healthcare FSA funds on or before December 31, 2013 so you can establish an HSA on January 1, 2014. Conversely, if you do not have a zero balance on December 31, 2013, you will have to wait until April 1, 2014, to establish your HSA... Read More


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Published by Baylor University Human Resources, the HR Advisory is a monthly e-communication presenting important HR news and information for faculty and staff. For more information, contact askHR@baylor.edu or call (254) 710-2000.