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Saving for your Future Hayden Lackey, Fidelity Investments will present Saving for your Future at Fermilab an Introduction to Retirement Savings Options at Fermilab.  This session is open to anyone currently eligible for the 403(b) or 401(a) plans.  Please join us if you were hired within the past year or became eligible for the 401(a) plan within the past year. Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am Location: Curia-ll  WH2SW RSVP is not required.  This workshop…

Join Fidelity for an educational live webinar.  This is an opportunity to gain insight on the latest market update and ask questions.  Employees may either view the session in the Comitium (WH2-SE) at 1pm or online from their workstation.  Registration is required to view online. Login to your NetBenefits account to register (www.Netbenefits.comm/Fermilab).  Go to the library/workshops/ live web workshops/quarterly market update.

The Fermilab Benefits Office reminds our colleagues to exercise caution when responding to any unsolicited offers of financial services or advice. The laboratory contracts with Fidelity Investments as the sole provider of employee retirement planning and investment guidance.  Fidelity consultants are available by phone, or for onsite one-on-one consultations, which may be scheduled by calling Fidelity at  800-642-7131 or online at netbenefits.fidelity.com. From time to time, other companies solicit Fermilab employees directly at work, offering investment advice or other financial…

MDLive’s telehealth program provides you and your covered dependents access to care for non-emergency medical and behavioral health needs. Review the attached flyer and join us Wednesday March 20 at 12:30pm -1:30pm in Curia-II (WH2SW) to learn more about the telehealth options available in the PPO plans. Zoom is available: https://fnal.zoom.us/j/2445358019.  US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 244 535 8019 International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/cUPk0SqVT  

ACA Form 1095-C sent electronically to employees Affordable Care Act (ACA) required IRS Form 1095-C have been sent to employees’ work email addresses. The email has a unique secure link for each employee.  Please follow the instructions to confirm your identity.  The email comes from the address Online Form Retrieval with aheading of IMPORTANT TAX DOCUMENT AVAILABLE. If you don’t open the email, a paper copy will be mailed to your home address.  Be sure to keep the form, as…

MDLive’s telehealth program provides you and your covered dependents access to care for non-emergency medical and behavioral health needs. Join us Feb. 20 at 11:30am -12:30pm in Curia-II (WH2SW) to learn more about the telehealth options available in the PPO plans. Zoom is available: https://fnal.zoom.us/j/2445358019

On Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in Curia II (Wilson Hall), the Benefits Office will host a brown bag lunch for expectant parents at Fermilab. The meeting is open to any employees who are expecting a baby or thinking about expanding their families through birth or adoption in the future and want to know what they should consider. Come and learn about the following topics while you enjoy your lunch: FMLA/Parental Leave Adding a new…

The IRS has announced that the annual contribution limit for employees participating in 403(b) and 457 plans is increasing to $19,000 for 2019. The catch-contribution limit for employees aged 50 and over remains unchanged at $6,000 for these plans. If you would like to make a change to your contribution, visit Fidelity NetBenefits.

As a reminder, Open Enrollment will take place from November 1 – November 16, 2018. The Benefits Office is pleased to announce that the Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and PPO Premium plans will include telehealth through MDLIVE beginning January 1, 2019. Virtual visits via MDLIVE will have a co-pay of $15.00 instead of a $30.00 co-pay for a traditional office visit. Telehealth adds an additional convenience to our employee population at no additional cost to Fermilab and a 50%…