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Aetna, HCA Florida hospital negotiations are ongoing

Aetna is in ongoing contract negotiations with HCA Florida. If an agreement cannot be reached, 49 hospitals, including North Florida Regional Medical Center, will no longer be part of the Aetna provider network as of Sept. 6.

Benefits team is back in the UFHR Building

UFHR is pleased to announce that the Benefits team is settling back into our newly remodeled building at 903 West University Ave. If you are planning a visit, some minor construction is still wrapping up so vehicles will enter the UFHR parking lot from behind the building.

Possible Aetna insurance provider network changes

Aetna is currently in contract negotiation with HCA Florida. If an agreement cannot be reached, hospitals including North Florida Regional Medical Center will no longer be part of its provider network beginning Sept. 1.

Need retirement guidance? Enroll in a FLARE workshop today

There are a few seats left in upcoming Florida Retirement System/DROP and Medicare workshops.

New SurgeryPlus supplemental surgical benefit

The State of Florida recently announced it has partnered with SurgeryPlus to offer a voluntary, supplemental benefit that provides pre-planned, non-emergency surgical services.

Be sure to use your personal days by June 30

If you have unused 2018–2019 TEAMS or faculty personal leave days or a USPS personal holiday, the last day to use them is June 30, which is fiscal year end.

Report 2018-2019 compensatory leave use by May 30

All non-exempt TEAMS and USPS employees, as well as exempt USPS employees, may use overtime and/or special compensatory leave through the end of the fiscal year (June 30, 2019).

GatorGradCare summer enrollment deadline is May 16

The enrollment period for GatorGradCare summer-only coverage is now open.

Submit your FSA claims by April 15

The health care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and the limited purpose FSA plans now have a carryover feature that allows you to carry over up to $500 of your unused money into the next plan year. You also have until April 15 to turn in claims for reimbursement for eligible expenses incurred by Dec. 31, 2018.

Save the Date: “Perk Up Your Summer” Expo on March 14

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On Thursday, March 14, at the Champions Club at the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, UFHR will host “Perk Up Your Summer,” a GatorPerks and summer camps expo designed to help you make your summer the best it can be.