Effective April 1, 2013, changes to the PayFlex Card® provided to current participants in the Health Benefit Expense Account (HBEA will be enacted in accordance with a new law, the Durbin Amendment.
Employees who participated in a health benefit and/or dependent care expense account in 2012, must submit claims for eligible expenses incurred in 2012 to PayFlex for reimbursement no later than March 31, 2013. Individuals who miss this deadline will forfeit any remaining monies, since unused funds cannot be rolled over into the next plan year. The PayFlex claim form is available on our website. You may also file claims online at www.healthhub.com.
On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) of 2012, which changed the maximum pretax limit that can be set aside for the Transit Reimbursement Account to equal the pretax Parking Reimbursement Account Limit. In 2012, prior to ATRA, the Transit Reimbursement Account limit was $125 per month and the Parking Reimbursement Account limit was $240 per month.
Express Scripts (previously Medco) has identified an issue that is affecting some Princeton University employees hired prior to January 2007 who are attempting to fill prescriptions at retail pharmacies. This issue does not affect mail order prescriptions.
The Office of Human Resources has information available, provided through Bright Horizons, on how to talk to children about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and other catastrophic events.
The University announced that, within the spirit of the University’s commitment to its motto “in the nation’s service,” it is establishing a Humanitarian Relief Program for Hurricane Sandy effective immediately through June 30, 2013. The Program may grant regular and term employees a paid leave of up to five days while they participate in recognized relief efforts. Princeton recognizes that some staff members have unique skills and training that would be useful in the relief efforts unde
Employees and all members of the University and local communities are invited to attend a Veterans’ Day service on Monday, November 12, 2012, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. in the Princeton University Chapel.
Due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the University and the surrounding communities, the end date of the Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Period was extended from Friday, November 16, to Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
The Office of Human Resources is providing information about various services and resources for faculty and staff members and their families who have been impacted by the recent hurricane and/or might be affected by the impending nor’easter.
University Announces Closure on Monday & Tuesday, October 29 & 30, for Employees with Nonessential or Noncritical Designation, Updated 10/29 2:46 p.m.
The University has announced it is closed on Monday, October 29, and Tuesday, Otober 30, for employees designated as nonessential or noncritical due to inclement weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy. All critical and essential employees should report to work at their normal duty times.