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Nationwide, the cost of everything is rising, and UAB is working to balance the impact of these costs on its employees and the organization. Here are some things you can do to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

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There have been no significant plan design changes to copays and deductibles for UAB’s medical plans since 2015. For UAB to remain competitive in the market, stay in line with national benchmarks and keep costs down as much as possible for all employees, there will be medical plan design changes for 2024.
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UAB offers vision benefits, and eligible employees of UAB, UAB Hospital and UAB Hospital Management LLC will have the option to choose or decline that coverage during the open enrollment for benefits Oct. 20-Nov. 6.

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UAB will offer dental insurance during the annual open enrollment for benefits, and eligible employees must choose or decline that coverage between 7 a.m. Oct. 20 and 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

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Health plans from Viva Health and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are available during the annual open enrollment Oct. 20-Nov. 6.
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The new draft strategic plan will be shared Oct. 25 to solicit feedback from the campus community before it is finalized and presented to the UA System Board of Trustees.

Published in Campus News
A benefit option that enables employees to pay lower monthly health care premiums in exchange for higher out-of-pocket expenses for covered services continues to grow in favor among eligible employees.
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Researchers across campus partnered with UAB Sustainability to save nearly 1 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and earn highest honors in the International Laboratory Freezer Challenge for the third year in a row. Find out how they did it.
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Micromobility vehicles like rentable electric scooters and bikes make getting across campus quickly a breeze. But parking them improperly can prevent Blazers from accessing sidewalks, ramps, accessible doorways and more, according to Disability Support Services.

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Stay tuned to the UAB Reporter as UAB begins rolling out open enrollment information to provide benefit-eligible employees time to review upcoming changes and make informed decisions. Open enrollment begins 7 a.m. Oct. 20 and concludes 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

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Tim Peterson, patient care coordinator at The Kirklin Clinic, explains how his daughter became one of 100 young cancer survivors celebrated at the UAB Football game against Louisiana on Sept. 16.
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UAB experts encourage healthy behaviors, responsible symptom management and vaccines to avoid and manage respiratory illnesses like COVID, common cold, RSV or the flu. 
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Revisiting the successes in patient care achieved together through UAB’s current strategic plan.
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Revisiting the successes in community engagement achieved together through UAB’s current strategic plan.

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Revisiting the research successes achieved together through UAB’s current strategic plan.

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Revisiting the academic successes achieved together through UAB’s current strategic plan.

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UAB employees and fans are encouraged to wear green each Friday to show their support for UAB Football and the Blazer community. Wondering where to get your UAB gear? Check out a list of places on campus, online and around town.

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Beginning Aug. 19, 22nd Street South will be closed between 4th Avenue South and 5th Avenue South. See a map of the closure area and detour.
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As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternative route to work during times when the most students will be moving into on-campus housing. This map will help you plan.
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Fast loans from UAB’s Regions Institute for Financial Education are available in as little as 24 hours. They can help any Blazer student experiencing unexpected loss of income, housing or medical issues, or a transportation emergency.
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If your school or unit wants new branded promotional items and apparel for fall semester, these guidelines can help you avoid delays.

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Eligible employees in workgroup A will complete self-evaluations in the Performance App. Managers must have conversations with employees and complete evaluations by Sept. 30. Check your workgroup here and visit the Performance Management site for tools, FAQs and training.

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UAB labs can get free freezer maintenance and any Blazer can pick up a few recycled ice packs — perfect for keeping lunches cool — thanks to the university’s research sustainability efforts.
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For the eighth year, UAB is recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its work to nurture more than 4,400 healthy trees and engage students and employees in conservation. UAB also was honored for the fourth time with a Tree Campus Healthcare designation, which recognizes health institutions that make a mission-aligned impact on community wellness through tree education, investment and community engagement.

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Classes will begin this fall in the new $76 million, 138,842-square-foot South Science Hall and East Science Hall facilities, part of the Science and Engineering Complex. Take a look through the new buildings, which house faculty and staff offices, classrooms, collaboration rooms and labs.

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