Latest Benefits News
On Thursday, March 14, UFHR will host “Perk Up Your Summer,” a GatorPerks and summer camps expo designed to help you make your summer the best it can be. Faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate assistants are invited to learn more about youth summer camps throughout the area as well as UF’s year-round GatorPerks discounts on travel, entertainment, restaurants, health and wellness services, and much more.
All state group health insurance enrollees and their dependents can now use the new online Healthcare Bluebook cost-comparison tool and the bundled surgical services benefit offered through SurgeryPlus. Enrollees and their dependents are automatically enrolled and can access the benefits on a voluntary basis at no cost.
The university has calculated the new proposed pooled fringe rates for fiscal year 2019–20 and has submitted them to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Although UF does not expect any objections, the proposed rates are subject to DHHS approval and should be used with that understanding in your planning for fiscal year 2019–20. The rates, when approved, will be effective July 1, 2019.
The UFHR Building (903 West University Ave.) will be undergoing renovations this spring. Beginning as early as later this month, you will be able to find UFHR teams in four alternate locations.
This spring, UFHR is exploring opportunities to modernize what paid time off looks like for faculty and staff at UF — and we want to hear from you.