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The partnership with KinderCare, a national leader in childcare and early childhood education, will double the number of UAB families who can access on-campus childcare at below-market rates in a new, larger, state-of-the-art facility.

UAB’s annual open enrollment for benefits will begin 7 a.m. Oct. 23 and conclude 5 p.m. Nov. 9. Eligible employees can choose among dental, vision and health insurance plans, plus voluntary plan options and tax-deferred spending accounts for health and dependent care for 2021.

Annual check-ups, online visits, mail-order drugs and good habits are a few of the ways you can reduce your out-of-pocket expenses in the coming year. Here’s the details.

Eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital, and UAB Hospital Management LLC must choose or decline health care coverage during the annual open enrollment Oct. 23-Nov. 9.

UAB offers vision benefits during the annual open enrollment, and eligible employees will have the option to choose or decline that coverage between 7 a.m. Oct. 23 and 5 p.m. Nov. 9. These five questions can help determine if you need it.

UAB offers dental insurance during the annual open enrollment for benefits, and eligible employees will have the option to choose or decline that coverage between 7 a.m. Oct. 23 and 5 p.m. Nov. 9. These five questions can help determine if you need it.

Eligible employees will have the option to choose or decline health care coverage during the annual open enrollment Oct. 23-Nov. 9. In addition to a consumer-driven health plan, traditional health plans from Viva Health and Blue Cross/Blue Shield will be continue to be available for 2021.

Viva Choice — UAB’s consumer-driven health plan (CDHP) — is an alternative to traditional Viva and Blue Cross health care plans offered to eligible employees during the annual open enrollment for benefits Oct. 23-Nov. 9.

This week, UAB HR Benefits begins rolling out information about Open Enrollment for benefit-eligible employees. Weekly communications will provide employees more time to review available benefits and upcoming changes and make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

The revised guidance draws a distinction between employees who undergo testing at UAB and those who elect to be tested elsewhere. 

Depression symptoms are rising during the pandemic, but a new study shows that having a healthy savings account has a protective effect. Free financial counseling from UAB and other employee training resources offer a step-by-step guide to savings success.

The University of Alabama System, its health system and affiliates will refrain from making changes to the payroll tax withholdings at this time for several reasons.

No extra effort is required by participants to receive the bonus credits.

Half-day sessions are available for children in grades K-8 for nominal fee.

Discount program can cut hundreds from prices at dozens of area businesses, from car dealers to cellphone service plans and popular restaurants.

UAB and UAB Medicine make provisions for regular and essential employees who receive undesignated holidays.

This annual initiative from UAB Employee Wellness that provides a free, 15-minute health screening to all benefit-eligible UAB, UAB Hospital, UAB LLC and UAB Health System/UA Health Services Foundation employees.

Weekly meetings of the Grief Recovery Method Support Group will begin Feb. 20.

This past year, more than 2,000 employees logged enough healthy behaviors to receive a payout from My Health Rewards. See how you can get yours.

Viva Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama have enhanced health plans for UAB, UAHSF and UAB Health System employees for 2020.

 
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