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  • UA Compensation Review

    June 20, 2019

    UA Human Resources has completed the total compensation study. As part of the compensation study, market salary data was compiled for staff, faculty, and executives. Letters were being mailed out to individuals on Monday, 6/17/19. The letters provide employees with their position specific market median comparison. Also included is the methodology for both compensation and benefits comparisons.
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  • Premera member discounts offer health and wellness support beyond medical coverage

    June 07, 2019

    You and your covered dependents can take advantage of discounts that stretch your dollar and meet a variety of health needs--vitamins and supplements, electric toothbrushes, products to baby proof your home, weight loss programs, and more.
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  • Flexible spending account deadline is coming June 30

    June 07, 2019

    The deadline for using up health care and dependent care flex spending account (FSA) funds is June 30. Any funds remaining after June 30th will be forfeited.
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  • Reminders from Human Resources

    June 04, 2019

    Reminders from UA Human Resources about personal holidays and annual leave.
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  • Human Resources announces system-wide redesign

    May 18, 2019

    A wholly new single human resources organization will coordinate to provide high-quality service throughout the UA system.
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  • Human Resources May Announcements

    May 17, 2019

    Reminders from Human Resources about personal holidays and annual leave.
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  • Premera Makes Researching Healthcare Costs Easy with This Tool

    May 16, 2019

    One of the common complaints about healthcare is surprise costs. It's the reason Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska makes the Find a Doctor tool available to help prevent unexpected bills. With Find a Doctor, Premera members can estimate their medical treatment costs with in-network providers.
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    Making Healthcare Work Better in Alaska

    May 16, 2019

    In the United States, people living in rural areas suffer worse health outcomes than those in urban areas. Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska is investing in Alaska communities to increase access to care and support behavioral health services.
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  • Using your preventive benefits

    May 16, 2019

    Your Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska Plan pays in-network preventive services in full. You'll get the most value from these benefits by choosing a doctor in your plan’s network. Getting timely preventive care is one way to detect potential health issues before they become serious and possibly expensive to treat.
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  • April 2019 Human Resources Update

    May 04, 2019

    Statewide Human Resources is striving to make improvements to the HR System, benefits and procedures to better help employees. Here is an update on system wide projects that are currently in process.
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