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Mercy/Med-Pay Onsite Session – June 29th!

Mercy/Med-Pay Onsite Support

  • If you currently participate in the Medical health insurance provided by the University and,
  • have had any issues with claims or the processing/billing of your claims,
  • or sometimes just wish you had a better understanding of how your benefits worked.

Then come meet with a representative to help you with your needs. Representatives will be here from 2:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, June 29th, in Carrington 110.

No appointment necessary, just show up!

Please contact the office of human resources at 6.5102 if you have any questions.

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TIAA IS OFFERING LIVE WEBINARS! CHECK OUT THE HOT TOPICS BELOW!

Upcoming Hot Topics

Special Topic: Equally Prepared – Financial planning for the LGBT community

You can learn about the specific challenges faced by the LGBT community – both financial and legislative even with the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling – and potential solutions to address them.

June 13 at 12 p.m. (ET)                   

Special Topic: Dismantling myths about annuities

Annuities are commonly misunderstood financial products in the marketplace. You can learn about their unique characteristics so you can determine if they should be part of your overall financial plan.

June 14 at 12 p.m. (ET)

Webinar and Promotional Material Access

As a reminder, you may navigate to the following links for additional information

Reserve your place at these live financial webinars Live webinars are offered each month. Be sure to visit TIAA.org/webinars today to reserve your place at the webinars you want to attend.

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Don’t Lose Any Vacation!

As we approach the end of the fiscal year, we would like to remind employees to check their leave balances and consider donating vacation leave to the Shared Leave Pool.  In the past, some employees end up losing leave at the end of the fiscal year  and the shared leave pool provides another alternative.

Please note that employees accrue vacation monthly and may carry days forward from one month to the next.

The maximum amount of vacation that can be carried forward from one fiscal year to the next cannot exceed two times the employee’s annual allowance. For example, if an employee earns vacation at the rate of 13.34 hours each pay period, or 160 hours per year (20 days), the employee may carry forward up to a maximum of 320 hours (40 days). Any amount of leave over the maximum accumulation of two times the annual allowance is lost at the end of the fiscal year (June 30).

Please visit http://www.missouristate.edu/human/staffhandbook/Chapter7.htm for detailed information on Leave Benefits.

Follow the instructions below to check your current vacation leave balance.

  1. Log in to the MyMissouristate Portal
  2. Click the Profile tab
  3. Scroll down to the Employment Details window
  4. Under Benefits, click Shared Leave Pool.

Please contact Denise Lofton in the Office of Human Resources with any questions.

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TIAA IS OFFERING LIVE WEBINARS! CHECK OUT THE HOT TOPICS BELOW!

Upcoming Hot Topics

Special Topic: Equally Prepared – Financial planning for the LGBT community

You can learn about the specific challenges faced by the LGBT community – both financial and legislative even with the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling – and potential solutions to address them.

June 13 at 12 p.m. (ET)                   

Special Topic: Dismantling myths about annuities

Annuities are commonly misunderstood financial products in the marketplace. You can learn about their unique characteristics so you can determine if they should be part of your overall financial plan.

June 14 at 12 p.m. (ET)

Webinar and Promotional Material Access

As a reminder, you may navigate to the following links for additional information

Reserve your place at these live financial webinars Live webinars are offered each month. Be sure to visit TIAA.org/webinars today to reserve your place at the webinars you want to attend.

*Adobe Flash Player is required to access webinars*

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Save for your Future – Deferred Compensation (457b)

The Office of Human Resources is sponsoring a visit by our ICMA-RC representative on:

Tuesday, June 13th, 8:30-3:00 in Plaster Student Union Room 310.

ICMA-RC is the University’s Section 457 (Deferred Compensation) plan provider.

Ms. Deborah Taylor will be available to meet individually with employees who already have a 457 account as well as employees who have questions about such accounts or about starting an investment program with ICMA-RC under 457.  Employees currently in the program are asked to bring their new account access user id and password, if they have set up account via Deferred Comp. website:  www.modeferredcomp.org.  Thirty-minute appointments are being scheduled for interested employees.

Employees who want to meet with Ms. Taylor can use the hyperlink to sign up: State of Missouri Online Scheduling this is used for an appointment time or to confirm attendance at the presentation meeting due to limited seating.  (Remember to go ALL THE WAY through the registration to get to the CONFIRMATION #).

Supervisors please post for those without immediate access to a computer.

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