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Webinar - Millennials Speak

Your succession plan is about to have a big hole in it. Millennials - your mid-career managers, knowledge base, and rising leaders - are leaving job in record number. Join this webinar to hear directly from Millennials. a[href*="//"]:after { display: none; }
By HR Benefits Office |

At-Home Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Tests

Effective January 15, 2022, the Biden-Harris Administration requires insurance companies and group health plans to cover the cost of FDA approved at-home over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 tests. The following program guidelines can be found on the Health and Human Services (HHS) website: Health plan providers are required to cover up to 8 free at-home OTC COVID-19...
By Human Resources Benefits Team |

Optum Behavioral Health - Conversation Starters Campaign

Optum Behavioral Health has announced a new tool to help parents talk about mental health with their teens and young adults. The tool provides a digital deck of conversation starters with topics as simple as “How was your day?” to the more complex “What would a perfect day be like?” It also includes tips for...
By HR Benefits Office |

Retirement Administration Service Center – Open Positions

The Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) has finalized their department-level structure in support of their new operations model. To improve RASC operations and align resources with the new operating model, RASC will convert 15 contract roles to career positions when the contracts expire on December 31, 2021. All open positions have been posted on the...
By HR Benefits Office |

Benefits Open Enrollment for Health Care Benefits is coming soon

Benefits Open Enrollment begins on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. and ends on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Satisfied with your current benefits elections? Not making any changes? Then, no action is required and all existing benefits will roll over to the new plan year, January 1, 2022. New this year...
By Human Resources Benefits Office |

HealthNet Webinar - Keeping Your Lungs Healthy

As COVID-19 virus continues to mutate and spread across the globe, its most common and often most dangerous symptom is the effects on the respiratory tract. COVID-19 and variants, attack the lungs causing coughing and mild to severe shortness of breath. And it has been a harsh reminder of the importance of lung health. Our...

Health Net Webinar - Back to School, Parenting, and the Pandemic Age

With so much uncertainty, we thought this topic couldn’t have been more timely as kids are returning to school. Parenting is…Rewarding? Exhausting? An art? A science? There are so many ways to go here! A lot of us may be feeling ill-equipped as parents these days, as we try to manage our own stress and...
By HR Benefits Office |

Anthem – UC Health Partnership with Anthem and Octave to Improve Behavioral Health Access

UC Health is partnering with Anthem Blue Cross to promote a behavioral health provider organization called Octave to address the need for accessible, high-quality mental health care. Octave is a modern behavioral health practice that provides evidence-based, outcome-driven care that’s personalized for each patient. It can also address a wide range of mental health needs...
By HR Benefits Office |

Payers as Partners in Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a highly prevalent – yet preventable – cause of death. In the United States, approximately 130 Americans end their lives each day – one death every 11 minutes – making it one of the top 10 causes of death. To put that number in perspective, there are two and a half more deaths...
By HR Benefits Office |

WEX Flexible Spending Account Data Issue

As noted in the previously sent WEX Flexible Spending Account Data Issue communication, some UC employees may have received an email from WEX Health, formerly known as Discovery Benefits, alerting them to a change in the profile information in their online WEX account. This change was made in error and is being corrected. Please note...
By HR Benefits Office |

Health Plans - Support for those affected by California Wildfires

With the early start to the California wildfire season, our health plans are offering the following resources to ensure impacted members have immediate and easy access to care. Anthem Blue Cross Anthem members directly impacted should contact Anthem Health Guide and IngenioRx teams for their medical and pharmacy needs. Anthem Health Guide: (844) 437-0486 |...
By Central Human Resources Benefits Office |

Emotional Well-Being Webinar July 2021

Kaiser Permanente has a webinar planned to promote emotional well-being, provide tools to manage stress, and support faculty and staff as we begin our transition to campus work. It's important to hit the reset button, reboot and rejuvenate so you can be the best version of yourself in mind, body and spirit. This interactive presentation...

Live Webinar - COVID-19 Vaccine Update & Return to Work

The UCR HR Benefits Office and Kaiser Permanente would like to invite you to attend a Live webinar with Dr. John Rott of Kaiser Permanente. Topics Vaccine Update: The latest on safety, efficacy, and side effects. Should I get one? What can we do now? Making sense of restrictions and getting back to work. COVID...
By UCR HR Benefits Office |

Practical Skills for Stress Management

Experiencing minor and major changes in our lives may cause stress and anxiety. Learn the body’s stress response and practice new management skills. This webinar will help you create a plan to manage stress more effectively. Topics Learn to use breathing techniques to help with stress Practice meditation The positive effects of exercise Increase your...
By UCR HR Benefits Office |

Resilience Starts with a Purpose

Everyday people invest their care, time, and energy into the roles they hold within work, but these roles are just one piece of who they are. What might it look like to go beyond the workplace? This evidence-based class will reconnect, refocus, and recharge individuals to live a more meaningful life. In this 1-hour webinar...
By UCR HR Benefits Office |

Health Net - Reinstatement of Telehealth Copay on June 1, 2021

Health Net will reinstate the $20 copay for all medical and behavioral telehealth visits on June 1, 2021. Health Net waived copays for medical and behavioral telehealth visits obtained through their participating providers in response to the COVID-19 state of emergency. Member cost share for Babylon telehealth visits will remain at $0 copay. Member cost-share...
By Human Resources Benefits Office |

Kaiser Permanente Monthly Newsletter

Self-care for the whole you Mental health and wellness. Mental and emotional wellness are important parts of your overall health. Being good to your mind is just as important as being good to your body — and that means living a healthy lifestyle, paying attention to how you feel, and doing simple things to take...
By HR Benefits Office |

New “no lapse in pay” option for prospective July 1 retirees

On behalf of the UC Office of the President, the Retirement Administrative Service Center (RASC) is excited to offer a guarantee of no lapse in pay for prospective retirees who qualify. No Lapse in Pay Option UC employees who are on schedule to retire with a monthly benefit on July 1 will have the opportunity...
By HR Benefits Office |

FAQs Regarding Accellion Data Breach

As previously reported, UC has been impacted by the nationwide cyber attack on Accellion, which includes the theft of sensitive university files and confidential personal information of some UC community members. Earlier this week, UC sent a communication to the UC community (including retirees) emphasizing the seriousness of the attack, outlining the nature of UC...
By HR Benefits Office |

HealthEquity – Health Savings Account Tax Filing Deadline for Contributions has been extended to May 17,2021

On March 17, 2021, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced the tax filing and payment deadline for submitting individual 2020 tax returns has been automatically extended from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. The extended deadline means that individuals may delay filing and paying their 2020 taxes. Individual taxpayers may also...
By HR Benefits Office |