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NEW PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGER – JAN. 1, 2019

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.

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:

Faculty Hired Pre-2013

2019 Rates & Summary
2019 Faculty Benefit Summary
2019 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.

BENEFIT PROVIDER CONTACT LIST

 

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
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
RETIREMENT PLANS THROUGH TIAA

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 2019

The limit on elective deferrals – the most an employee can contribute to a 403(b) account out of salary – is $19,000 in 2019 ($18,500 in 2018). 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

Get TIAA Assistance

  • Automated phone access (available 24/7) – Call 800-842-2252
  • Phone support weekdays, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (ET) and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) – Call 800-842-2252
  • Schedule a one-on-one advice and guidance session, by phone or in person. – Call 800-732-8353
    or click TIAA Campus Visits to schedule online
  • Online tools and calculators – Go to TIAA.org/tools for interactive planning tools.

 

Reserve your spot at the TIAA Live Webinars

Summary Plan Descriptions

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, 2015 through December 31, 2015 are available for review below.

John Carroll University Defined Contribution Plan

John Carroll University Tax Deferred Annuity Plan

If you have any questions about this notification, please feel free to contact Ryan Armsworthy, Associate Director, Human Resources at 216-397-1576.

CBIZ Retirement Matters Newsletter – 3Q 2016

CBIZ Retirement Matters Newsletter – 3Q 2017

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

John Carroll University has made available to its employees, an Employee Assistance & Work/Life Program (EAP) through IMPACT Solutions. This section explains how the program works as well as how to access it.

PAID LEAVE TIME

Employees of John Carroll University have access to several categories of leave time depending on employee class.

BenefitsU

BenefitsU is an employee benefits education series that follows the university semesters and offers several programs per session.

OTHER BENEFIT PROGRAMS & PERKS

 

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

PRIVACY NOTICE

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

 

ANNUAL MEDICARE CREDITABLE COVERAGE NOTICE