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Schedule Your Preventative Exams for This Winter Break

A Message from Tom Keller, Director, Total Rewards In just a few short weeks, winter break will allow us some time to rest, relax and spend time with family. If you expect to have some downtime on your break, what a perfect time to also schedule preventative care appointments, such as your annual wellness exam and […]

2018 Form 1095-C Will Be Mailed Soon

In February 2019, all full-time and some part-time employees will receive a 1095-C, which is a form that contains important information about your healthcare coverage provided by Valencia. The information from the form will be used by the IRS to determine whether you will pay a penalty for failing to have healthcare coverage as required by the […]

2017 Form 1095-C Will Be Mailed Soon

In February 2018, all full-time and some part-time employees will receive a 1095-C, which is a form that contains important information about your healthcare coverage provided by Valencia. The information from the form will be used to determine whether you will pay a penalty for failing to have healthcare coverage as required by the Patient Protection and […]

Form 1095-C Will Be Mailed Soon

In February 2017, all full-time and some part-time employees will receive a 1095-C, which is a form that contains important information about your healthcare coverage provided by Valencia. The information from the form will be used to determine whether you will pay a penalty for failing to have healthcare coverage as required by the Patient Protection and […]

Total Rewards Shares Collegewide Health Insurance and...

A message from Tom Keller, Director of Benefits In June 2015, the Organizational Development and Human Resources advisory team recommended UnitedHealthcare as Valencia’s new health insurance provider. On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Valencia’s District Board of Trustees approved the selection. Following the approval, from Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 24, 2015, the Office of […]

This August Get the Most from Your Benefits: Eye Health,...

As a Valencia employee, one of the most popular Total Rewards you receive is your health benefits, and we want you to be savvy and make the most of these benefits. This coming month, we will celebrate a number of health-related observances that put the spotlight on prevention and cures for a range of conditions. […]

UnitedHealthcare Selected as New Healthcare Vendor

A message from Amy Bosley, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources After a thorough and rigorous process, the Organizational Development and Human Resources (OD/HR) Advisory Healthcare Evaluation team has recommended that Valencia select UnitedHealthcare as our health insurance provider. Dr. Shugart has approved this selection and has made his recommendation to the District […]

Healthcare Plan Proposals are Under Review

A message from Mary Beth Clifton, Director, Total Rewards/Workforce Planning Valencia, like most other employers, considers health coverage one of the most important employee benefits we offer. Our Total Rewards program includes many different offerings, and health insurance is a primary factor that, according to research, is key to attract and retain employees. Like many […]

Rebidding Our Healthcare Plan

On December 31, 2015, Valencia’s contract with Cigna Healthcare will expire after six years of service. This includes our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and our vision plan, both currently with Cigna. Healthcare changes frequently, and it is good to reevaluate plans and rebid to ensure that we are up to date with the market, have […]

Valencia’s Health Plans: What It Means to Be Self-Insured

By Tom Keller, Director, Benefits Did you know that Valencia College is self-insured for employee health insurance? What does that mean and why is it beneficial? Traditionally, we think of the fully-insured marketplace where you pay a premium to an insurance company for your coverage. Premium rates are determined by the size and demographics of […]