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Human Resorces

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do I need to enroll in Blue View Vision if I am in the Kaiser Plan?
As a Kaiser member, vision is covered through the Kaiser plan, however, should you wish to have additional coverage, you may enroll in Blue View Vision.

Do I need to enroll in Blue View Vision if I am in the Anthem Blue Cross Plan?
Yes, Blue View Vision is a stand-alone plan.You will need to enroll individually into vision benefits.

What are the annual maximum contribution limits for the Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)?
The maximum contribution limits are as follows:

  • Dependent Care - $5,000
  • Health Care - $2,550
  • Transit - $1,560 

What is the maximum contribution limit for the 403(b) Plan?
The maximum contribution limit for 2015 is $18,000.If you are 50 years or older, you may contribute an additional $6,000 to your account.

How do I change my beneficiaries?
Log in to ecampus using your SCU User ID and Password.
You will see "Enterprise Menu" in the top left corner of your screen.Click on "HR Self-Service".
Then click on "Benefits Summary".
Then click on the link for the applicable life insurance plan.
On the life plan page, click "Edit" to make your changes.

What if I need to add dependents?
Log in to ecampus using your SCU User ID and Password.
You will see "Enterprise Menu" in the top left corner of your screen.Click on "HR Self-Service".
Then click on "Benefits Enrollment".
During Open Enrollment you will see an "Open" benefit event.Click the "Select" button to proceed with adding a dependent.

What if I'm not making any changes?
If you are not making any changes, you do not have to do anything and your current benefits coverage will carry over to 2015. However, if you are enrolled in the Dependent Care or Health Care Flexible Accounts, you will have to, per IRS regulations, re-enroll in these plans.

Are there plan changes this year?
No, there are no plan changes except for our plan names from Plus to Gold and from Standard to Silver.

If I have questions about the rates, who do I contact?
Make sure you attend the Benefits Forum on November 19 where there will be a discussion of how the rates were set.For more information, click here "How rates are set doc"

For other questions regarding your benefits or the 2015 open enrollment, please contact Caroline Zelaya at 408-554-4097 or Joan Torne at 408-554-4096 

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