Archive for February, 2014

Healthcare Flexible Spending Account Grace Period

February 28, 2014 | Uncategorized

The Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (HCFSA) offers participants a grace period from January 1, 2014 through March 15, 2014 to submit claims for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses incurred in 2013 and the first quarter of 2014.  March 15th is the deadline for submission of medical bills and the HCFSA claim form to use up […]

Update Emergency Contact Information via CUNYfirst

February 28, 2014 | Uncategorized

Providing HR with your current primary and secondary emergency contact information is important in case of an illness, injury, urgent situation or disaster during the workday. With a few clicks, HR can contact a reliable loved one to support you during a crisis.  Tax-levy employees can access their personal information in CUNYfirst via Employee Self […]

Update Your Beneficiaries

February 28, 2014 | Uncategorized

A beneficiary is a person or legal entity that one designates to collect the proceeds from an estate, trust, retirement account, life insurance policy, or transfer on death accounts.  Named beneficiaries can generally supersede directives listed in a will for certain assets.  Major life events or family status changes naturally trigger beneficiary updates (marriage, divorce, […]