Human Resources > Benefits

Benefit Plans

AUI/NRAO are committed to offering a comprehensive employee benefits program. If you have specific questions regarding your benefits that you cannot answer here, feel free to contact Denise Merricks in the Benefits Office.  For a brief overview of our benefits offerings see the Benefits Summary.

Note: HSA information can be found on the medical, dental and vision benefits pages.

Information on Allstate and Legal Shield benefits is available here.

 

Medical & HSA

Dental

Vision

Life-LTD

COBRA

AUI/NRAO offers medical coverage through a High Deductible Health Plan.

Employees can elect to enroll in a Health Savings Account or be provided a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (if employer funding is available).

More information here.

Two levels of dental coverage are offered, comprehensive and basic.

Comprehensive coverage includes orthodontia for dependents up to age 19.

Premiums are split 50/50 with AUI/NRAO.

More information here.

Coverage for basic eye exams, frames and lenses. Contacts also covered.

Voluntary, employee paid.

More information here.

AUI offers life insurance, long-term disability (LTD) and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage to benefits eligible employees.

Basic coverage is provided at no cost to you.

More information here.

COBRA allows former employees and non-eligible dependents to continue their medical, dental, and/or vision coverage for a predetermined period of time.

More information here.

Allstate

LegalShield

Health Advocate

EAP

Tuition Plan

Allstate offers Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital indemnity insurance to employees and their dependents. These benefits are voluntary and premiums are available pre-tax at a group rate.

For more information on these benefits, please visit the voluntary benefits page here.

 

LegalShield offers ID Theft and Legal Services for employees and their dependents. These benefits are voluntary and premiums are available post-tax at a group rate.

For more information, please visit the voluntary benefits page here.

Free help for questions about our medical, dental, vision and HSA/HRA benefits.

Find the right providers and hospitals.Untangle medical bills. Locate eldercare, and support services. Secure second opinions. Navigate your insurance plan. Get help explaining conditions or treatments

No cost to you.

More information here.

Free program offered through REACH for all AUI/NRAO employees and their families.

Counseling, parenting and eldercare assistance, financial planning, legal services, pet services, etc.

No cost to you.

Call 1-800-950-3434 for a free, confidential consultation.

More information here.

The Employee Education Assistance Plan (Tuition Plan) provides educational benefits for eligible staff members to pursue accredited degree programs.

Must apply for acceptance in program prior to submitting requests for funding.

More information and forms available here.

Additional Benefits

Holiday Schedules

2016 , 2017, 2018

Family Medical Leave

Who is eligible? What does it cover? How am I paid? Answers for employees and supervisors

Family Sick and Parental Leave

Who is eligible? How much do I get? Will I be paid? Answers for employees and supervisors

Commuter Benefits

Voluntary pre-tax deductions from payroll to pay for qualifying vanpool, metro, and parking expenses.

AUI Trustee Scholarship

Annual scholarship program for high school seniors of AUI and NRAO employees. Announced in the fall of each year, typically by October 1st.

Education Series

Helping you better understand your benefits plans

Documents

Summary Annual Reports

Summary of annual benefits audits

Employee Benefit Summary

Benefit Program Summary gives general information about our benefit plans

Benefits Eligibility Matrix

Employment categories and their associated benefits programs.

HIPAA Privacy Notice

Notice of your rights to privacy and how the plan can use your protected healthcare information

AUI Comprehensive Medical Insurance Plan Document

Document regulating Associated Universities, Inc.'s employee and retiree medical plan administration. Plan definitions, eligibility, funding, COBRA and HIPAA requirements, claims and appeals are covered

Health and Welfare Benefits (non-Medical) Plan Document

Document regulating AUI's benefit plan (dental, vision) administration. Plan definitions, eligibility, funding, COBRA and HIPAA requirements, claims and appeals are covered.