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Annual Enrollment


Browse available options and updates relevant to your annual enrollment at Adelphi University. Open enrollment takes place each fall.

Health Insurance

Our medical insurance programs are provided by either United Health Care (PPO) or EmblemHealth (HMO). During the annual enrollment period you have the opportunity to enroll, drop, or change your health insurance coverage from your current election by completing the online enrollment.

Dental Insurance

Our Dental Insurance program is provided by Cigna. We offer two plans PPO and Dental DHMO. During annual enrollment, you will have the opportunity to enroll, drop, or change your dental insurance coverage from your current election by completing the online enrollment. If you are currently enrolled in the DHMO or DPPO, you do not need to make an election. It will carry into the new year.

Under the Cigna DHMO Dental, there will be a 3.12% increase in the premium rate for 2017 plan year. Under the Cigna DPPO Dental, there will be a 1.0% increase in the premium rate for 2017 plan year.

Dependents under age 26 will be eligible for dental coverage until the end of the calendar month he/she turns 26, regardless of student and marital status.

For more information or any questions regarding claims, please click on cigna.com or contact Cigna Customer Service at 800.244.6224.

Vision Insurance

Our Vision Insurance program are provided by EyeMed Vision Care. During annual enrollment, eligible employees will have the opportunity to enroll for your vision insurance coverage by completing the online enrollment. 

There will be a 3.0% increase in the Vision Care rates for the 2017 plan year.

Dependents under age 26 will be eligible for vision coverage until the end of the calendar month he/she turns 26, regardless of student and marital status.

In addition to independent providers, EyeMed offers five of the top seven optical retailers for eye care and eyewear services:

  • LensCrafters
  • Sears Optical
  • Target Optical
  • JC Penney Optical
  • Pearle Vision (many locations)

For more information and for a complete list of providers near you use “Find a Provider” on eyemedvisioncare.com and choose the SELECT network drop down menu and enter zip code request or call 866.299.1358.

Health Care Spending Account

NEW for 2017! ADP Visa Debit Care will be issued for January 1, 2017.

The Health Care Spending Account provides you with the opportunity to set aside a pre-determined dollar amount each year. The maximum for plan year 2017 will increase to $2,600.00 and a minimum of $200.00 to cover allowable, health care expenses. You must enroll (or re-enroll) in the Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) for the current Plan year by completing online enrollment and indicating how much of your salary you would like to set aside on a pre-tax basis to pay for eligible expenses, not reimbursed by any other health care plan (medical, dental, eye glasses ,etc.).Your election for the Health Care Spending Account is only effective for one year. Each year you are required to make a new election for the following year. 

Dependent Care Spending Account

If eligible, the Dependent Care Spending Account provides you with the opportunity to set aside a pre-determined dollar amount each year up to a maximum of $5,000 and a minimum of $200 a year to cover allowable, dependent care expenses.  Your election for the Dependent Care Spending Account is only effective for one year. Each year you are required to make a new election for the following year.

To be eligible for reimbursement through the Dependent Care Spending Account, dependent care expenses must be incurred to care for:

  • Dependent Child(ren) under age 13;
  • A disabled spouse or other disabled tax-qualified dependent that spends at least eight hours a day at your home.

You can contribute to this account through payroll deductions that will allow you to pay for these expenses on a pre-tax basis. You may enroll in the Dependent Care Spending Account by completing the online enrollment. 

For additional information regarding the plan or eligible expenses, please go to the ADP website at myspendingaccount.adp.com or call to speak to a representative at 888.557.3156.  To receive reimbursement from the Dependent Care Spending Account, please log in to your spending account website, myspendingaccount.adp.com, to access your pre-populated reimbursement claim form. If you are a new user click on “New Users – Register Here” and follow prompts.

Please note: If you use the Dependent Care Spending Account, the IRS requires that you provide the name, address and Social Security or other tax identification number of your care provider.  Non-discrimination testing of this plan may require certain employees who enroll to be reimbursed any pre-tax dollars elected for the calendar year and to stop participation.  

Transportation Reimbursement Account

Transportation Reimbursement (TRIP) participants may elect to set aside a maximum of $255.00 pre-tax per month for transit expenses for the 2017 plan year. The maximum pre-tax per month for parking expenses increases to $255.00 for the 2017 plan year.

You must enroll (or re-enroll) in the TRIP by completing the online enrollment. You may discontinue this plan at any time, not only during this annual enrollment period. 

For additional information regarding the plan or eligible expenses, please go to the ADP website at myspendingaccount.adp.com or call to speak to a representative at 888.557.3156.  To receive reimbursement from the TRIP public transit and TRIP parking expenses, effective January 1, 2016 all transit/parking purchases must be made with the new ADP debit card due to IRS revenue Ruling 2014-32. All participants will ONLY be able to use their Transit and/or Parking Debit Card for the amount they have available in their account at time of use. To manage your account online please visit myspendingaccount.adp.com. If you are a new user click on “New Users – Register Here” and follow prompts.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Long Term Disability insurance is provided to all eligible employees on a contributory or non-contributory basis through Cigna. During the annual enrollment period, you have the option to change the way your Long Term Disability Insurance is funded, provided you are not currently disabled. 

If the University pays the full premium for your coverage, the benefit received is fully taxable. If you choose to pay for the insurance, which you would do through payroll deductions, the monthly benefit received would not be subject to taxes under current law. Employees are eligible to receive 60% of base monthly salary to a maximum benefit of $4,000 per month if the University is paying or $15,000 per month if eligible and if the employee is paying.

You may change the way your Long Term Disability Insurance is being funded by completing the online enrollment.  If you are electing to pay for your Long Term Disability coverage, you will be required to provide Evidence of Insurability (EOI).  Complete the Cigna Application and submit to Cigna directly.

Life Insurance

Our Life Insurance program is designed to provide a payment to your beneficiary in the event of your death.

Basic Life Amount will increase effective January 1, 2017 from $5,000 to $10,000. This benefit is fully funded by Adelphi University.

You may elect to purchase life insurance of up to three times your basic annual earnings up to a maximum of $500,000 (if eligible) with Evidence of Insurability (EOI) for amounts above $300,000.

Contributory Dependent Life Insurance (Spouse and Child), where applicable, and contributory Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage will also be available if you elect contributory life insurance coverage. You can enroll or change your Life Insurance election by completing the online enrollment. 

VOYA Critical Illness and Accident Insurance

Critical Illness/Cancer (Specified Disease) Insurance and Accident Insurance with VOYA

Critical Illness/Cancer (Specified Disease) insurance pays a lump-sum benefit if you are diagnosed with a covered illness or condition. You [also] have the option to elect Critical Illness/Cancer (Specified Disease) insurance to meet your needs. Critical Illness/Cancer (Specified Disease) insurance is a limited benefit policy. It is not health insurance and does not satisfy the requirement of minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Features of Critical Illness/Cancer (Specified Disease) insurance include:

  • Flexibility: You can use the benefit money for any purpose you like.
  • Payroll deductions: Premiums are paid through convenient payroll deductions.
  • Portable: Should you leave your current employer or retire, you can take your coverage with you.

Defined Contribution Retirement Plan – 403(b)

In reference to the Adelphi University Defined Contribution Retirement Plan 403(b), effective January 1, 2017 the 403(b) plan employee maximum contribution limit remains at $18,000.

The catch-up contributions, allows participants age 50 and older to contribute an additional $6,000 above the $18,000 maximum for a total of $24,000.

 

For further information, please contact:

Office of Human Resources
p – 516.877.3220
e – humanres@adelphi.edu

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