Summer’s End is a New Beginning
It is said that every summer has its own story. We hope yours has been one you would have written and one that finds you renewed and excited about the first days of school.
In this issue, we hope you will find something to smile about. For example, those of you who use smart phones to the max will be excited to learn about "telemed" visits with a doctor. Concerned about identity theft? Who isn't? We're happy to report an extended benefit about protecting your sensitive data. Last but not least is a review and update of the HR2020 initiative. It's the biggest thing to happen in Human Resources for over 20 years!
Here's to new beginnings! May your grades be A’s, your work fulfilling, and your parking spaces plentiful.
Are you an IU medical plan member age 18 or older? Great! You can now use electronic devices to have a live video visit with a doctor of your choice to discuss non-emergency health issues.
Anthem has taken steps to help plan members keep their information safe using AllClear ID, a leader in identity protection services. Coverage for identity protection services has been expanded to provide on-going services available at no cost to active members enrolled with Anthem, including the IU-sponsored plans.
As healthcare costs continue to increase, we want to highlight something new that can help you save on lab costs, like blood and urine tests, biopsies, etc.
It all started in October 2015. A strategic initiative to look how HR can better deliver processes that are nimble and adaptive to meet the changing needs of our employees and the institution. We involved almost 300 HR practitioners from across the university at all phases of the project—from surveys and focus groups to recommendations and strategy sessions. Over the past several months, we moved forward with the outcomes and recommendations of the IU HR community. As a result, we organized HR into three distinct parts: HR Operations, Centers of Expertise, and HR Business Partners.
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