December 2014 News Bites

  • Last chance to earn up to $450 off your 2015 medical premiums. If you’re participating in the Health Management Program, be sure to get your health screening, complete the Health Risk Questionnaire (HRQ) and/or finish your Take Action activity by Dec. 31.
  • In most cases, you’ll continue to use your current medical/prescription drug ID card in 2015. You’ll receive new ID cards in December only if you’ve switched medical plans, changed your covered dependents or changed your address. If you need a dental or vision ID card, you can print it from the MetLife website.
  • The deadline to incur expenses for your FSA is Dec. 31. If you have a Health Care FSA, up to $500 can roll over to 2015. Any other FSA funds not used by the end of the plan year will be forfeited. Keep in mind that March 31, 2015, is the deadline to submit your claims. In most cases, the only document you need to substantiate your Health Care FSA claim is the medical or dental EOB (Explanation of Benefits). To upload FSA claims digitally and keep track of your FSA funds, visit EmployeeConnect > Your Benefits Resources.
  • Studies show that women may not be investing aggressively enough, which can jeopardize their long-term savings. Fidelity provides four tips to help women (or any investor) be a little less conservative. For more tips, news, special reports and insights, explore Fidelity’s other Viewpoints articles.
  • To receive your W-2 electronically, visit EmployeeConnect no later than Jan. 15. Click the “Your Pay” tab and go to “Taxes and Deductions” to consent to the electronic version. (If you have previously registered, you do not need to register again.)
  • The holiday season is a time for celebrations, gift giving and reconnecting with family and friends. The season can also bring with it added stress due to high expectations to have that perfect holiday. Your Employee Assistance Program can help you make the holidays your own.
    • Articles on holiday planning, healthy holiday eating and holiday safety
    • Tools for stress management and relaxation
    • Help with finding gifts, getting party essentials and making holiday travel plans
    • 24/7 program access

Call 1.855.897.4044 to speak with a consultant for help identifying resources. Or log in to (company code: automation).

  • The Rockwell Automation Service Center and the Rockwell Automation Service Center at Fidelity will be closed on Christmas day (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1).