CHI News Update
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Note: ULH/JGBCC employees will not be able to access all of the links in this issue until they transition to the CHI Connect program.
Annual Enrollment is Here
Action: Review and make benefit selections by deadline (local enrollment dates may vary)
It’s time for all employees to review benefit options and select coverage for 2014.
For employees who do not take action, the current coverage will continue for most benefits, but at the 2014 rates. The Enhanced 500 medical plan option will no longer be offered in most CHI locations: employees currently enrolled in this plan will automatically be enrolled in the Core medical plan option if they do not select a different option by the end of the annual enrollment period. Employees must re-enroll in some benefits, such as flexible spending accounts, if they wish to have coverage in 2014.
For more information, employees who have access can visit My Healthy Spirit and click "Start My Annual Enrollment" or "View Your Benefit Options." Or, employees can call the HR/Payroll Connection Support Center at 1.888.450.9450; representatives are available Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. MT.
Public Health Approach to Violence Prevention
Violence: A Public Health Approach to Prevention is a new page on Inside CHI on applying a public health approach to the prevention of violence. The page includes best practices and model programs that are changing the field of violence prevention.
As health providers who witness the effects of violence in emergency departments, clinics and offices, CHI employees are in a unique position to focus on prevention and advocate for a public health approach that addresses behaviors, just as with chronic diseases. For more information, contact Laura Krausa.
People on the Move
Sean Reynolds to COO, St. Joseph Provider Hospital Organization, Reading, PA, from president, St. Joseph Health Ministries, Lancaster, PA.
Margaret McManus to division privacy officer for the Nebraska and Iowa markets, effective Nov. 3.
Jeannette Wojtalewicz to CFO of the Nebraska and Southwest Iowa Network from CFO, CHI Nebraska.