Tools & Videos
2019 ALEX Tool
An interactive benefits tool that will guide you through the benefit plan selection process, explaining terminology and plan differences, comparing costs, etc.
Total Rewards at the University of Rochester
What does “total rewards” mean, and why is it important to us at the University of Rochester?
Benefits Enrollment Overview Video
The New Hire Benefit Enrollment Overview will give you a basic understanding of the benefits we offer and when you should enroll.
Glossary of Terms
As you read through your benefit materials, refer back to this list for the definitions of terms that are commonly unknown or misunderstood.
- Health & Dental
YOUR PPO Plan Video
Reviews the specific details of the YOUR PPO Plan including copays, deductibles, co-insurance, out-of-pocket maximum, and the tax-savings spending accounts eligible with this plan.
YOUR HSA-Eligible Plan Video
Reviews the details of the YOUR HSA-Eligible Plan including deductibles, co-insurance, out-of-pocket maximum, and the tax savings spending accounts eligible with this plan.
Health Savings Account Video
Reviews the details of the HSA the University of Rochester offers and the eligibility requirements.
Flexible Spending Accounts Video
Reviews the details of the three FSAs the University of Rochester offers and the eligibility requirements.
How To: Navigate HSA Bank's Member Website
Learn how to manage your HSA account anytime, anywhere through HSA Bank’s Member Website video demo. The HSA Bank Member Website provides easy access to everything you need to manage your account, including balance information, transaction history, requesting distributions, investment details, and much more.
How To: Request HSA Distributions and Contributions through HSA Bank
Learn how to take control of your healthcare payments through HSA Bank’s Requesting HSA Distributions and Contributions video demo. You can quickly deposit funds, subject to IRS contribution limits, and withdraw funds for IRS-qualified medical expenses from your HSA through HSA Bank’s Member Website.
PayFlex Member Tools
Learn more about the tools that PayFlex offers to help you easily manage your account.
- Life Insurance
Overview of Group Universal Life (GUL) Insurance
Learn more about GUL insurance, including the advantages of saving in a cash accumulation account.
Naming a Beneficiary
Learn about primary and contingent beneficiaries, naming a minor and more.
Interactive Rate Calculator
View the cost of different amounts of GUL insurance for you and Group Term Life for your dependents.
Provides information regarding travel assistance, beneficiary financial counseling and legacy planning-including eligibility, covered services, and more.
An Interactive Retirement Program Tool (Not supported by IE 8 and older).
The University of Rochester Retirement Program: Who is Eligible
An overview of eligibility for making voluntary contributions to the 403(b) Retirement Program and receiving University Direct Contributions.
The University's Direct Contribution: Understanding the Breakpoint
An overview of eligibility and the formula for the University Direct Contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Program.
TIAA Tools & Calculators
TIAA's online tools can help you answer many important financial questions such as how to create a budget and how to calculate your needs for retirement.
- Retiree Benefits
MVP Provider Search
MVP’s online search tool to locate a doctor, facility or hospital in the MVP network.
MVP Provider Directory2019 Lifespan Monroe County Medicare Advantage Comparison Chart
A document listing MVP Health Care’s network providers located in New York and Vermont.
Lifespan provides unbiased information and guidance for older adults and caregivers, including direct bill Medicare Advantage plans available in Monroe County.