Human Resources

Benefits

Medical (Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield) - HMO Blue New England, Preferred Blue PPO
• Eligibility: First day of the month following date of hire
• $25 copay for PCP visits, $50 copay for Specialist visits, $75 copay for Urgent Care, $150 copay for Emergency Room
• $10 / $30 / $50 copay for prescriptions, $20 / $60 / $150 copay for mail-order prescriptions (90-day supply)
• $4,000 individual / $12,000 family deductible applies to inpatient care, ambulance, CT scan, MRI, X-Ray, durable medical equipment , lab tests performed at a hospital facility, and outpatient surgery performed at a hospital facility
Site of Service benefit offers cost savings on lab services and outpatient services
Blue View Vision benefit offers coverage for eye exams, glasses, and contact lenses

Dental (Northeast Delta Dental) – Premier Plus PPO
• Eligibility: First day of the month following date of hire
• 100% coverage for diagnostic and preventative procedures, including four (4) cleanings in a 12-month period
• 80% coverage for basic procedures, including restorative treatment, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, denture repair, and emergency palliative treatment
• 50% coverage for major procedures, including prosthodontic treatment
• $1,000 calendar year maximum per person
• $50 individual / $150 family deductible per calendar year

Wellness Program (Orriant)
• Voluntary accountability-based wellness program
• Rivier University employees and spouses who actively participate and succeed in the program earn an incentive rate on medical and dental coverage

Health Reimbursement Arrangement (Benefit Strategies)
• Eligibility: First day of the month following date of hire
• Employees and their dependents enrolled in the medical plan will be reimbursed for expenses incurred against the medical plan deductible
• Each member enrolled in the medical plan will be reimbursed 50% of each claim, up to a maximum of $2,000 per calendar year
• Reimbursement is automatic via direct feed between Benefit Strategies and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Flexible Spending Accounts (Benefit Strategies)
• Eligibility: First day of the month following date of hire
• Employees may elect to contribute pre-tax dollars to an FSA for reimbursement of eligible expenses
     o Health FSA (annual maximum of $2,550) for out-of-pocket medical, dental, vision, and hearing expenses
     o Dependent Care FSA (annual maximum of $5,000) for expenses related to dependent day care

Life, AD&D and LTD (Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield)
• Eligibility: First day of the month following date of hire
• Premiums paid by Rivier University
     o Life Insurance: valued at 1.5x base salary, rounded to the next highest $1,000, up to a maximum of $150,000
     o AD&D: valued at 1.5x base salary, rounded to the next highest $1,000, up to a maximum of $150,000
     o Long-Term Disability: replaces up to 60% of monthly covered compensation, not to exceed $5,000, after a 90-day elimination period

EAP (LifeScope EAP by E-4 Health)
• Eligibility: date of hire
• Premiums paid by Rivier University
• Provides confidential counseling services, legal consultations, financial guidance, health coaching, and wellness work/life resources to the employee and members of their household

403(b) Retirement Plans (TIAA-CREF)
Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan: As of the first day of the month following date of hire, employees may elect to contribute pre-tax dollars towards retirement savings, up to the IRS maximum
Defined Contribution Plan: After one year of employment, employees may elect to contribute 5% of base salary towards retirement savings; the University will contribute a 5% match

Tuition Remission at Rivier University
• Eligibility: first semester following date of hire
• Employees, spouses, and dependent children are eligible for 100% tuition remission at Rivier University
     o Employee: may waive a maximum of two (2) classes per semester
     o Spouse: may waive courses up to a full-time status
     o Dependent Child: may waive courses up to a full-time status
• Calendar year maximum benefit of $5,250 applies to coursework in pursuit of 2nd undergraduate degree or graduate degree
• No calendar year maximum for coursework in pursuit of a 1st undergraduate degree

Tuition Exchange through NHCUC (Colby-Sawyer College, Franklin Pierce University, New England College, St. Anselm College, SNHU)
• Eligibility: one year of employment
• Dependent children of employees are eligible for tuition remission at participating institutions; student must meet institution’s admissions requirements

Tuition Exchange through CIC-TEP (www.cic.edu/tep)
• Eligibility: one year of employment
• Dependent children of employees are eligible for tuition remission at participating institutions; student must meet institution’s admissions requirements

Time-Off Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Holidays: ten (10) per calendar year
• Bereavement Leave: one (1) to five (5) days
• Paid Time Off (PTO): staff accrue PTO based on length of continuous service and scheduled hours
     o Non-Exempt staff accrue sixteen (16) days annually, up to a maximum of thirty (30) days
     o Exempt staff accrue twenty-one (21) days annually, up to a maximum of thirty (30) days
• Extended Sick Leave (ESL): staff accrue five (5) days annually, up to a maximum of ninety (90) days
 

 

2015 Summary Plan Descriptions 

2015 Benefits Summary
Anthem HMO and PPO Plan Summaries
Anthem HMO Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Anthem PPO Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Northeast Delta Dental Plan Summary
Northeast Delta Dental Summary Plan Description
Orriant Wellness Program Summary Plan Description
Benefit Strategies Health Reimbursement Arrangement FAQ
Benefit Strategies HRA Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Anthem Life, AD&D and LTD Overview
Anthem Life and AD&D Plan Summary
Anthem Long-Term Disability Plan Summary
Benefit Strategies FSA Summary Plan Description
TIAA-CREF 403(b) Plan Summary Plan Description

 

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