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  • November 2018 BeWell Healthy Happenings

    Nov 01, 2018 | Read More News
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    2019 Calendar Year Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Enrollment is now in progress

    Beginning November 5, 2018, you will have the opportunity to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and/or make contribution changes to your Health Savings Account (HSA) for calendar year 2019.

    For more information, please visit the Calendar Year HSA/FSA Enrollment webpage.

    HSA Information:

    • You can make changes to your HSA contributions at any time during the year.
    • If you do not make any HSA changes, your current bi-weekly deduction will carry forward to the new year.
    • Deductions may vary due to rounding, bi-weekly limits, and certain life events that may occur during the plan year.

    2019 Employee/Employer Combined Maximums:

    • Employee Only:  $3,500
    • Employee plus dependent coverage:  $7,000
    • Catch up provision for those over 55:  $1,000

    FSA Information:

    • Health Care and Dependent Care FSA participation requires enrollment every year.
    • Unused amounts up to $500 remaining in your Healthcare FSA account will rollover to the next calendar year only if you re-enroll. 

    2019 Calendar Year Maximums:

    • Healthcare General or Limited Purpose FSA:  Annual limits will be announced early November.
    • Dependent Care:  $5,000 (does not rollover)

    Changes will be effective January 1, 2019, and reflected on your January 11, 2019 paycheck.

    Come one, come all to the Fall 2018 Health & Wellness Fair

    Health & Wellness Fair LogoIf you’re in the downtown area on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, stop by the Fall 2018 Health & Wellness Fair at the El Presidio Park any time between 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Visit over 40 health and wellness vendors to earn chances at raffle prizes.* There will be giveaways, demonstrations, screenings and more!

    Healthy snacks and fun games for prizes available to employees who stop by the Employee Wellness table. In an effort to help reduce plastic waste, Employee Wellness will provide a water station to fill up your own water bottle with ice cold, refreshing water. Visit the Health & Wellness Fair webpage for more information.

    * All prizes valued at $20 or more and gift cards and certificates of any value are subject to taxation.

    No Weight Gain Contest is back!

    Just in time for the holiday season, the No Weight Gain Contest is back. Most Americans gain an average of 1-3 pounds during the holidays – don’t be one of them! This program can help you stay focused on eating healthy and fitting in exercise during the holiday season so you can keep off those extra pounds. Your goal is to maintain your weight during the holiday season; weight loss is encouraged, but not required.

    Earn up to 30 Healthy Lifestyle Activity Points and a chance to win one of twenty $100 Corporate Rewards gift cards.* Click here to register today, then weigh-in at an onsite weigh-in event or at home the week of November 12, 2018.

    Visit the No Weight Gain webpage for all contest information.

    * All gift cards are subject to taxation.

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    The deadline to qualify for the 2019/20 Healthy Lifestyle Premium Discounts is quickly approaching

    Do you want to save money on your 2019/20 medical premiums? Employee Wellness would like to reward you for making healthy decisions by offering you Healthy Lifestyle Premium Discounts!

    To qualify for each discount you must complete the eligibility requirements for each discount by February 28, 2019.

    Not sure where your progress stands for each discount? Click here and follow the detailed instructions to check your progress towards 2019/20 HLPDs in the ADP Employee Self-Service (ESS) portal.

    What about Discount #1? Remember that you will certify your tobacco free status during the spring Annual Enrollment.

    For more information, please visit the Healthy Lifestyle Premium Discounts webpage or contact Employee Wellness.