You are eligible for coverage the first day of the month following your Alpha contract date (if you have a Fast Start Agreement) OR the date of your Business Development Agreement. This is generally within 30-90 days of your contract date. Enrollment must be completed within 31 days of the date you are eligible for coverage.
Under Federal regulations, after a plan year (January–December) has started, you will not be able to change your benefit elections unless you have experienced a qualifying life event. These events result in changes in your family, including:
Your election changes must be consistent with the status change brought about by the qualifying life event; please notify the Benefits Department within 31 days of the event to make any changes. Documentation may be required.
For more information on a qualifying event, please reach out to the Benefits Department.
All coverage for health, dental, vision, legal, disability, and group life will terminate on the last day of the month in which you have missed five premiums. The Benefits Department will notify you beginning with your third missed benefit premium. If you experience a loss of coverage, you have the right to continue your health, dental and/or vision coverage under COBRA for up to 18 months. You will receive information from PayFlex, WoodmenLife’s COBRA administrator,which contains time-sensitive enrollment materials.
Complete your online enrollment by clicking on the button to the left. Once at the dashboard, select New Hire Enrollment to begin.
This tool will walk you through your choices for next year’s benefits. The plan selector is available Nov. 1 - 15.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows you to use pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible benefit plans. WoodmenLife automatically processes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance premiums on a pre-tax basis. Premiums are deducted from your paycheck prior to the calculation and deduction of taxes, and therefore your taxable income is reduced.
This means more take-home pay!
The information on this page is a partial description of benefits, limitations, exclusions, and other provisions of the group benefits provided by Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society (WoodmenLife). If there is a difference between the information in this summary and the plan document for each plan, the plan documents govern. Eligibility requirements apply to each of the benefits offered, criteria may include employment status and/or individual qualifications. For more detailed information, refer to the Summary Plan Description of each plan. WoodmenLife may amend these plans at any time. The description of the plan is not a guarantee of benefits and should not be construed as such.
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