Human Resource Services

Benefits

Current Benefit Events 
 

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New Employees

New Employee Benefits and Retirement

Visit the New Employee Information page to familiarize yourself with your benefit and retirement options.  

 


Forms and Benefit Updates and Changes
 
 

Benefit Forms

Find all of the forms you need including medical/dental, life Insurance, and retirement enrollment forms.

Premium Surcharge Attestation Form 

Do you see a Premium Surcharge on your paystub you don't think is applicable to you?  Did you not attest during the implementation period during Spring 2014? If so, contact HRS As Soon As Possible!

Updating Benefits

Find the forms needed to update benefits due to life changes, such as birth/adoption of a child, marriage, divorce, etc.

Benefit Changes Due to Change in FTE or Appointment
 

Eligibility
 
 

Benefits Eligibility

Find out if your position is eligible for employee benefits.

Temporary/Seasonal Employee Benefits

Find out how some Non-Student Temporary/Hourly Employees may become eligible for retirement, medical, and other benefits.
 

Benefits
 
 
Retirement
 
 

Retirement Information

Washington State University Retirement Plan, TRS/PERS, Retirement Supplementation, Voluntary Investment Programs.

TIAA-CREF Revenue Credit

In December, 2012, a revenue credit will be posted to the TIAA-CREF accounts of participants in the Washington State University Retirement Plan (WSURP) or the Voluntary Investment Program (VIP).  For Questions and Answers regarding the Revenue Credit, please click the above link.

DRS Retirement Outlook Newsletter

The Summer 2014 edition of the Retirement Outlook newsletter is now available.  The Retirement Outlook newsletter provides valuable information on Department of Retirement Systems programs, benefits and services.  You can review the current or prior issues by clicking on the link above.

 

Outplacement Resources
 
 

Outplacement Resources

Please review to ensure you are aware of how your separation from WSU impacts your benefits and retirement program(s).
 

Resources
 
 

Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB)

Webpage access to the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) and the Health Care Authority (HCA). The PEBB establishes eligibility requirements and approves benefit design for each policy. While the HCA purchases and coordinates health insurance benefits for eligible employees, retiree and their families.

Print a Statement of Insurance

Employees may print a current Statement of Insurance through the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) webpage. Employees must log-in or register a log-in for themselves, to access this document. The Statement of Insurance will include information on employees and their current covered dependents, including coverage effective dates, and current medical and/or dental providers.

Total Compensation Package

This resource provides information as to the value of the various benefits, discounts and assistance provided with employment at WSU.  Page 1 provides the actual value of the benefit;  Page 2 is an example scenario; Page 3 provides details and assumptions used in this resource.

 

The Affordable Care Act and Information
About the Marketplace
 

Effective January 1, 2104, individuals and families will have a new insurance option available through the ACA Marketplace. Most WSU benefit eligible employees will not need to pursue that option, however, it may be applicable to employees who do not have coverage. For information about the Affordable Care Act, as well as the Marketplace, click on the link below.

http://hrs.wsu.edu/aca

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WA HealthPlanFinder News Announcement  - "As Washington HealthPlanFinder Opens, Officials Urge Consumers to Be Vigilant Against Fraud"


 

 

 

Presentations
 

 

 

 

Benefit News


PEBB Eligible Employees: Open Enrollment Ends TODAY!

PEBB Eligible Employees: ACTION REQUIRED!! - Spousal Surcharge Attestation for 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Reminder - Turn in FSA and DCAP forms!

Pre-Retirement Seminar

PEBB Eligible Employees: What are the Differences Between an FSA and an HSA?

PEBB Eligible Employees: Open Enrollment Changes Can Be Done Online

PEBB Eligible Employees: Reminder - Turn in Dependent Verification Documentation!

PEBB Eligible Employees: Premium Payment Plan Election/Change Form

PEBB Eligible Employees: You MUST Re-Attest if You Have a Spouse/Domestic Partner on Your Medical Coverage

PEBB Eligible Employees: Reminder - Turn in FSA and DCAP Forms!

PEBB Eligible Employees: Open Enrollment - CDHPs for 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Open Enrollment Ends Next Week!

PEBB Eligible Employees: NOT ME Screening Event Happening Today!

PEBB Eligible Employees: Are You at Risk?

PEBB Eligible Employees: What are the Differences Between an FSA and an HSA?

PEBB Eligible Employees: NOT ME Screening Event

PEBB Eligible Employees: Dental Plans for 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Reminder - Turn in FSA and DCAP forms!

PEBB Eligible Employees: You MUST Re-Attest if You Have a Spouse/Domestic Partner on Your Medical Coverage

PEBB Eligible Employees: How to Make Changes and Re-Attest to the Spousal Premium Surcharges

PEBB Eligible Employees: ACTION REQUIRED!! - Spousal Surcharge Attestation for 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Premiums are Increasing in 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Open Enrollment - CDHPs for 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Who's Coming to the Benefits Fair?

PEBB Eligible Employees: Benefits Fair and Presentations Today

PEBB Eligible Employees: NOT ME Screening Event Happening Today!

PEBB Eligible Employees: Benefits Fair Tomorrow, 9-1:30 CUB Junior Ballroom

PEBB Eligible Employees: For Your Benefit Newsletter, October 2014 Edition

PEBB Eligible Employees: Are You at Risk?

Nov. 1-30: Make benefits choices during open enrollment - News Article

PEBB Eligible Employees: ACTION REQUIRED!! - Spousal Attestation for 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Want to Potentially Add Years to Your Life? Attend a NOT ME Screening Event!

PEBB Eligible Employees: 2015 Open Enrollment

PEBB Eligible Employees: NOT ME Screening Event

PEBB Eligible Employees: FSA and DCAP; Enroll Soon!

PEBB Eligible Employees: Register Now to Make Online Open Enrollment Changes!

PEBB Eligible Employees: 2015 Open Enrollment

PEBB Eligible Employees: For Your Benefit Newsletter, October 2014 Edition

Diabetes Prevention, Screenings Available Statewide

PEBB Eligible Employees: Be Aware of Changes to Your Benefits effective January 1, 2015

PEBB Eligible Employees: Register Now to Make Online Open Enrollment Changes!

Be Well with Wellcoug!

Employees Can Get Flu Shots, Quit Smoking Via Wellcoug

PEBB Eligible Employees: For Your Benefit Newsletter, October 2014 Edition

WSU Provides Service to Care for Families of Employees - News Article

Are You Aware of Sittercity or Years Ahead?

Pre-Retirement Seminar - October 22, 2014

PEBB Employees - Do You See a Surcharge on Your Paystub You Don't Think Applies to You? - Announcement

SmartHealth Wellness Incentive Eligibility Requirements

SmartHealth Wellness Incentive General Information

Notification of Loss of Other Insurance Coverage

Your Statement of Insurance is Available Online!


For previous benefit news, see the Communication Archive

Benefits News

2/25/2011

Find archived benefits information here.

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