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BENEFITS ELIGIBILITY

Employees are eligible for benefits according to the employee class and exemption status to which they are assigned. This section both defines the employee class as well as describes which benefits apply to each class.

 

Full-time, twelve (12) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over twelve (12) months of the year.
Full-time, eleven (11) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over eleven (11) months of the year.
Full-time, ten (10) month employee: An employee who is scheduled to work on average at least thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week over ten (10) months of the year.
Full-time, nine (9) month employee: An employee who works over a nine (9) month schedule with at least an average of thirty-seven and one-half (37.5) hours or more per week.
Part-time with Retirement Benefits: the assignment to a position budgeted for at least 1,000 hours, but less than 1,650 hours in a calendar year.
Part-time: the assignment to a position budgeted for less than 1,000 hours in a calendar year. This position could be either regular or temporary.
Temporary: The assignment to a position for a limited period of time.

Faculty Eligibility Definitions

Full-time and part-time status is determined by the Provost’s Office.

HEALTH, LIFE & DISABILITY BENEFITS

This section includes information on medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, life and long term disability. It includes summary and rate sheets as well as plan documents.

Choose applicable cohort:

2020
2020 Faculty Benefit Summary
2020 Faculty Tiered Medical Contribution Rates

Information about the MetroHealth Select Plan (available to all new and existing employees)

Faculty Benefits Plan Overview

Faculty Parental Leave Policy

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ARRANGEMENTS (FSAs)

Employee’s Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs) are available through Medical Mutual.  This section describes the different FSA account types as well as explains how to access your FSA online through My Health Plan.

PLAN DOCUMENTS
Benefit Book – Medical Mutual PPO (109)
Benefit Book – MetroHealth Select
Cigna Dental Preferred Provider Organization (DPPO)
Cigna Dental Health Maintenance Organization (DHMO)
Flexible Spending Account Plan Document
Life Insurance and AD&D
Unum Long Term Disability

GLOSSARY OF MEDICAL TERMS

This section defines many of the terms used throughout the benefits webpage.

As a member of Medical Mutual's SuperMed PPO Network, you have access to Cleveland Clinic’s Express Care Online. Express Care Online is a secure service that offers 24/7 care with no appointment needed for simple conditions such as sinus infections, cold symptoms, rashes, ear aches and stomach pain.

About Cleveland Clinic Express Care

Cleveland Clinic Express Care Online

RETIREMENT BENEFIT

Currently John Carroll University participates in the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) retirement plans. This section explains how to access information about your retirement plan.

John Carroll University recognizes the importance of helping you plan for your financial future. Your retirement program is an important part of your overall benefits.

Currently John Carroll University participates in the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) retirement plans. For detailed information about the plans offered, please go to the dedicated John Carroll / TIAA website at www.tiaa.org/jcu.

New IRS Limits for 2020

The limit on elective deferrals – the most an employee can contribute to a 403(b) account out of salary – is $19,500 in 2019 ($19,000 in 2019). Employees who are age 50 or over at the end of the calendar year can also make catch-up contributions of beyond the basic limit on elective deferrals. For a link to the IRS website click HERE.
Quick Guide to Managing Your Retirement Account Online

University’s retirement plan summary annual reports

To comply with requirements established by the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act (ERISA) of 1974, this is notification that the University’s retirement plan summary annual reports for the plan year January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 are available for review below.

SUMMARY ANNUAL REPORT
FOR JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY DEFINED CONTRIBUTION AND
TAX DEFERRED ANNUITY RETIREMENT PLAN

If you have any questions about this notification, please feel free to contact Ryan Armsworthy, Director of Total Rewards at 216-397-1576.

CBIZ Retirement Matters Newsletter – 3Q 2017

CBIZ Retirement Matters Newsletter - 3Q2019

CBIZ Retirement Matters Newsletter - 4Q2019

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LEAVE OPPORTUNITIES

John Carroll University offers a variety of leave opportunities to support employee work-life balance and respect an employee’s need for time away from work. 

Paid Leave Time Chart 

Please see section I-4: Leaves and Accommodations on the Policies Page

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 

Program Description

IMPACT Solutions Employee Assistance & Work/Life Program (EAP) is a behavioral healthcare and people development program offering counseling, training, organizational development and medical specialists.

Employees have access to professional phone support around-the-clock, on an unlimited basis, offering you and your family members peace of mind that there is always someone to talk to, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This employer-paid benefit offers confidential support to you and your household members, dependents living away from home, parents & parents-in-law.

IMPACT Solutions covers a wide spectrum of personal and work-related challenges and daily living matters including stress/family issues, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, legal and financial pressures, child and elder-care needs, and other commonly experienced concerns. Below is a summary of program features:

  • 24/7/365 phone support, answered LIVE by licensed masters level mental health professionals
  • Face-to-face counseling sessions through a broad network of providers
  • Legal, financial, and identity theft recovery assistance
  • Child & elder care assistance
  • A comprehensive web-based portal with articles, resources, referral locators and interactive features
  • Referrals to community resources

Employees are encouraged to contact IMPACT Solutions directly at 1-800-227-6007 or via their website at www.myimpactsolution.com

Impact Solutions Printable Material

ADDITIONAL BENEFIT RESOURCES

 

Carrier

Phone

Website

Metro Select   www.mhselect.com
Medical Mutual of Ohio 216.687.6000 or 800.232.7400 www.medmutual.com
HealthSmartRx/ExpressScripts 1-800-681-6912  www.healthsmartrxsolutions.com
Cigna Dental PPO: 888.336.8258
HMO: 800.367.1037
www.cigna.com
Optum Bank 877.470.1772 hbsgroup@optum.com
EyeMed 866.939.3633 www.eyemedvisioncare.com
Vision Service Plan 800.877.7195

www.vsp.com

Business Plans Inc. (COBRA Administration) 800.865.4485 www.myCobraPlan.com
Medical Mutual FSA (Flexible Spending) 800.525.9252 www.medmutual.com/member
Unum – Life, AD&D, LTD 800.421.0344 www.unum.com
TIAA (Retirement) 800.842.2252 www.tiaa.org/jcu
Liberty Mutual 800.437.7995 Ext. 54066 www.libertymutual.com/briangecina
Ohio Educational Credit Union 216.621.6296 Ext. 3066
Fax: 216.621.6190
www.ohioedcu.com
IMPACT Solutions 1-800-227-6007 www.myimpactsolution.com
PNC Bank 216.382.6900 www.pnc.com
Huntington Bank 216.515.6122 www.huntington.com
RTA-Commuter Advantage 216.621.9500

www.rideRTA.com

Howard Hanna Real Estate 800.321.0558 Ext. 262 www.hannagoldadvantage.com

 

TOBACCO-FREE CAMPUS

Here you’ll find information about our tobacco- and smoke-free campus policy as well as resources to help you quit smoking: go.jcu.edu/TobaccoFree

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

ANNUAL MEDICARE CREDITABLE COVERAGE NOTICE