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Annual Transfer/Open Enrollment for 2014 Insurance changes

If you want to make changes in your coverage, you must do so online using employee self-service (ESS) in Edison. If you are happy with your current benefit selections, no action is required to remain enrolled in coverage.

New Employee Self Service features available

Employee Self Service has several new features available to all university employees (regular, term and student). An employee does not have to be an IRIS user. You may now update your home address, office address, W-4, etc.

Some local providers dropped from Blue Cross Network “S” after October 1, 2013

We have recently been informed by Blue Cross Blue Shield that the following local providers will no longer be in the BlueCross Network “S” after October 1, 2013

Social Security Payroll Taxes increase January 1, 2013

The government reduction in Social Security payroll taxes (“tax holiday”) ended Dec. 31, 2012. The employee tax rate for Social Security will return to 6.2% from 4.2%, resulting in 2 percent less in after-tax pay beginning in the first January 2013 paycheck.

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