2015 Benefit Minutes

January Benefit Minute
Qualifying Event -
There are certain life events that allow you to make mid-year changes.  These events are referred to as Qualifying Events.  View the
January Benefits Minute to find out more. 

February Benefit Minute
Cost Sharing -
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a copay, deductible, and co-insurance?  OSU Benefits is here to help you with your questions.  You can also view the February Benefits Minute to learn more.

March Benefit Minute
Tax-Sheltered Plans - 
Your benefit options can be confusing.  The March Benefit Minute details the difference between a Flexible Spending Account, a Dependent Care Account, and a Health Savings Account.

April Benefit Minute
Voluntary Retirement Plans - 
OSU contributes to a retirement plan on your behalf, but do you want to save more for retirement?  Check out the April Benefits Minute for retirement savings options.

May Benefit Minute
COBRA  - 
Have you ever wondered what happens to your health, dental, or vision options after you or your dependents lose coverage?  Check out the May Benefit Minute.

June Benefit Minute
Long Term Disability
- Do you know what you get with your long-term disability coverage?  The June Benefit Minute explains the policy benefits, process for filing a claim, and who to contact if you are determined to be disabled from your position at OSU.

July Benefit Minute
Annual Enrollment Announcement
- It's that time of year again.  Annual Benefits Enrollment will be held for 2 weeks this year, starting October 1 and ending October 16, 2015.  For more information, check out July's Benefits Minute.

August Benefit Minute
Web for Employees and Annual Benefit Enrollment

Need some help navigating the online enrollment for this Annual Benefit Enrollment period?  Check out the September Benefit Minute to help with your enrollment experience.

September Benefit Minute
Annual Benefit Enrollment, October 1-16, 2015

Annual Benefit Enrollment is scheduled for October 1-16, 2015.  Some of our most frequently asked questions have to do with making elections in Web For Employees.  Web for Employees is the website you will need to log in to to complete your Annual Benefit Enrollment.  The August Benefit Minute shares information on what to expect while making your election in Web for Employees.

December Benefit Minute
Chard Snyder is now the vendor for OSU Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).  You will no longer be able to use your Wageworks debit card as of December 31, 2015.  Check out the December Benefit Minute.

Embedded High Deductible Health Plans