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Hurst Euless Bedford ISD's Employee Benefits Newsletter

ID Cards

The insurance vendors are processing our open enrollment changes and issuing new ID cards. If you did not make any changes, you will not receive new ID cards.


Insurance companies and their phone numbers are listed below. If you click on the vendor name, it will automatically take you to their website.


Feel free to contact the appropriate vendors to download a temporary ID card, request additional cards or replace lost cards.

Employee Assistance Program (Free)

* Are you having marriage problems?

* Is a family member dealing with a drug or alcohol abuse/dependency situation?

* Did you just lose a close family member and would like bereavement counseling?

* Do you need help with stress management?

* Are you dealing with financial or legal issues?


If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please feel free to take full advantage of our Employee Assistance Program! These services are available to you and anyone in your immediate family.


An employee assistance program (EAP) is a program which confidentially helps you in a time of need at no cost to you. The purpose of the program is to tackle your problems before these problems start to negatively affect your health and work performance. The program offers a variety of services ranging from family, health, and stress management to legal and financial counseling.


You will have access to meet face-to-face with a counselor up to 3 times per “problem”.


For more information visit www.eapbda.com or call 888-293-6948.

Login: standard

Password: eap4u

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Teladoc - Feel better fast...

Available only to those on TRS ActiveCare!! Not available for the HMO Plan!!


Teladoc’s board-certified doctors can resolve many of your medical issues, 24/7/365, via phone or online video consults from wherever you happen to be.


HOW IT WORKS:


STEP 1: CONTACT TELADOC 24/7/365

Access to Teladoc’s nationwide network of board certified physicians is available via

phone, video or mobile app.


STEP 2: TALK WITH A PHYSICIAN

A physician will review the patient’s medical history and contact them within minutes.


STEP 3: RESOLVE THE ISSUE

A physician will diagnose and prescribe medication, if medically necessary, electronically to the pharmacy of choice.


Fee:

ActiveCare 2 - $0

ActiveCare Select - $0

ActiveCare 1HD - $40

HMO - not available


For more information call 855-TELADOC (855-835-2362) or visit www.teladoc.com/trsactivecare

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Notice of Availability to Participate in HEB ISD's 403(b) Plan

The Opportunity.

You have the opportunity to save for retirement by participating in your Employer’s 403(b) retirement plan. If there are any questions, you may contact the Plan’s administrator, The OMNI Group at 877-544-6664.


We recommend that all employees view a brief, 3-minute video presentation called, ‘403(b). Why me?’ explaining a 403(b) plan, and how to contribute. The video can be viewed on OMNI’s website at www.omni403b.com.


How Can I Participate?

You can participate in the Plan with pre-tax contributions by submitting a Salary Reduction Agreement (“SRA”) online via OMNI’s website or by submitting a completed SRA form, found on the same website, to OMNI either by facsimile to (585) 672-6194 or by mail to 1099 Jay St., Bldg F, Rochester, NY, 14611. Additionally, prior to contributing you must open an account with an investment provider participating in the Plan. A list of the Plan’s participating investment providers may be viewed on OMNI’s website after submitting your Employer’s name and state.


How Much Can I Contribute Annually?

You may contribute up to $18,000 in 2015; this amount is subject to change annually. If you are at least 50 years old, you may be entitled to make additional contributions. For appropriate limits for your particular circumstances, please contact OMNI’s Customer Care Center at 877-544-6664.


What If I Already Have An Account?

If you are already contributing to the Plan, and you want to change your contribution amount or investment provider, simply complete and submit a new SRA. See directions above for on-line and paper submission options.


How can I get more information?

You can access further information at www.omni403b.com.

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