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Oct. 12: WSU leaders, grad students discuss health insurance

grad-health-insurancePULLMAN, Wash. – Strategies to maintain health insurance coverage for graduate students will be discussed with administrators at a town hall hosted by the Graduate and Professional Student Association 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in CUE 419. » More …

Employees will receive new health insurance tax forms

tax-forms-infoPULLMAN, Wash. – Many Washington State University employees will receive new tax forms for the 2015 tax year that are related to their health insurance coverage. The forms will start arriving late this month and should be delivered by the end of March. » More …

Open enrollment for 2006 medical benefits to begin

WSU’s annual open enrollment for health insurance changes begins Monday, Oct. 24, and will end Nov. 30. This is the time when employees can make medical and/or dental plan changes without prior approval. Changes become effective Jan. 1, 2006.All WSU medical plans have had premium rate changes, including a decrease in the Uniform Medical Plan (UMP). All premiums were determined by the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) in Olympia, Wash.UMP has made other changes, as well. More information can be obtained by visiting the PEBB Health Care Authority website at www.pebb.hca.wa.gov. The website also explains which plans are available to which employees, depending on where … » More …

Summer Life and Health Insurance Coverages

Optional life and health insurance deductions must be collected during each semi-monthly pay cycle. Nonannual employees, with either academic or cyclic appointments, are not paid every semi-monthly pay cycle. Most academic employees have a nonwork period from May 16 through August 15, 2002. Cyclic employees also have a nonwork period during the summer. Both academic and cyclic employees will have the optional life and health premiums deducted from their last academic year payment and it will be remitted to the carrier in order for coverage to be continued through the nonwork period.Most nine-month academic employees will receive their last academic year salary payment on the … » More …