Hy-Vee Elective Benefits Brief

Bringing you Valuable Elective Benefits Information

October Issue

Open Enrollment for full-time/regular-time employees is rapidly approaching. Open Enrollment for elective benefits coincides with open enrollment for core benefits. Employees will make their open enrollment elections or changes on hy-veebenefits.com. Any new elections or changes will be effective January 1, 2022.

September Issue

The pandemic has certainly heightened people’s anxieties around their physical, emotional, and financial health. Learn why life insurance has become more important than ever:

August Issue

Hy-Vee already offers a voluntary benefits program for part-time employees to meet their health, wellness and financial needs. Since last September, Hy-Vee has been contributing toward insurance premium costs for part-time employees who have worked for Hy-Vee for 6 months or longer and have averaged 20 or more hours worked per week. Learn more about the Hy-Vee premium contribution plans for part-time employees:

July Issue

Taking care of your vision can be costly. How will you afford to pay for the eye care your family needs? Hy-Vee has you covered with a vision plan that offers access to in-network discounts and services to keep your vision expenses in check.

June Issue

No one could’ve prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic or the financial and wellness impact it would have on our loved ones. Like many other illnesses or injuries, we could all use additional coverage should the unexpected occur. Voluntary benefits, like Kemper Health’s Hospital Indemnity insurance, provide cash benefits directly to you in times of an unexpected illness or injury. Learn more:

May Issue

Whether you’re a full-time or part-time employee, you have access to dental benefits through Hy-Vee. If you missed signing up for dental benefits during your open enrollment, you may still be able to enroll...

April Issue

Accidents can result in serious injuries that may take you months to recover. The number of emergency room visits for accidental injuries in 2016 was 29.2 million and 39.5 million for visits to a physician’s office. Accidents can happen to anyone. Are you prepared?

March Issue

Midwest Heritage is excited to announce that the Hy-Vee life insurance initiative will continue in 2021. The “Advisor + Financial Wellness” campaign is designed to make life insurance more accessible and easier than ever for Hy-Vee employees.  Life insurance is a key component of a financial wellness plan and statistics suggest most people don’t have enough life insurance should something happen unexpectedly.  If you’re not sure what type of life insurance you should have or how much life insurance you need, we have you covered. 

February Issue

Someone has a heart attack approximately every 40 seconds in the U.S. This type of unexpected critical illness can strike without warning, leaving you – and your family – to navigate the resulting challenges without any time to prepare. Are you financially prepared for an unexpected critical illness in your life?

January Issue

Premium payments for Hy-Vee Elective Benefits plans are conveniently made through payroll deductions. In order to have premiums payroll deducted from your paycheck, you must have worked hours during the previous pay period. 

When you do not have enough worked hours to receive a check, or if you are on a leave of absence, deductions are not able to be taken to pay your insurance premiums. To learn more about missed premium payments, read the article below:

December Issue

Over the past year, have you been hospitalized or treated for an injury or a sickness?  How about your dependents?  If you have chosen to cover your spouse, domestic partner, and/or children on any of your elective benefits, they may be eligible for benefits as well.  If you have an Accident, Critical Illness, Cancer, and/or Hospital Indemnity plan, and you have sought treatment for an injury or illness, now is the time to file claims and receive the benefits available to you under these plans. 

November Issue

Open Enrollment for part-time employees is rapidly approaching. It is imperative for employees to review the valuable benefits available to themselves and their families through Hy-Vee. Employees will make their open enrollment elections and changes on hy-veePTenroll.com, and any new elections or changes will be effective January 1, 2021. 

October Issue

Open Enrollment for full-time/regular-time employees is rapidly approaching. It is imperative for you and your families to have health coverage. This month’s issue pertains to elective benefits. Open Enrollment for elective benefits coincides with open enrollment for core benefits. Employees will make their open enrollment elections or changes on hy-veebenefits.com. Any new elections or changes will be effective January 1, 2021.

September Issue

Is providing for your family a priority? Post life planning is crucial to ensuring that your family is taken care of if something unforeseeable happens to you. Life insurance is the first step in preparing your family to be financially stable after your passing. Click the link below to learn more.

August Issue

Hy-Vee already offers a voluntary benefits program for part-time employees to meet their health, wellness, and financial needs. Starting September 1st, Hy-Vee will be contributing toward insurance premium costs for part-time employees who have worked for Hy-Vee for 6 months or longer and have averaged 20 or more hours worked per week.

July Issue

Taking care of your vision can be costly. How will you afford to pay for the eye care your family needs? Hy-Vee’s Vision plan has you covered. Hy-Vee’s vision plan offers you access to in-network discounts and services to keep your vision expenses in check

June Issue

Are you financially prepared for the unexpected? No one could’ve prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic or the financial and wellness impact it would have on our loved ones. Like many other illnesses or injuries, we could all use additional coverage should the unexpected occur. Click to learn more:

May Issue

May is Disability Income Awareness Month! As a Hy-Vee employee, you are eligible for valuable income protection benefits in the form of Disability Insurance. If you are unexpectedly off work for a period of time, due to injury or illness, this coverage can help secure your financial well-being.

April Issue

In this issue, we cover all things accidents. Accidents can result in serious injuries that may take you months to recover. The number of emergency room visits for accidental injuries in 2016 was 29.2 million and 39.5 million for visits to a physician’s office. These visits are expensive and when you combine them with costs for treatment and missed days of work, accident expenses can add up quickly, but with Kemper Health Accident Indemnity insurance you can have affordable financial protection that gives you peace of mind if an accident occurs.

March Issue

Midwest Heritage is excited to announce that the Hy-Vee “Life Made Simple” campaign will continue in 2020. This campaign is designed to make life insurance more accessible and easier than ever for Hy-Vee employees. Life insurance is a key component of a financial wellness plan and statistics suggest most people don’t have enough life insurance should something happen unexpectedly. If you’re not sure what type of life insurance you should have or how much life insurance you should have, we have you covered. 

February Issue

In this issue, we cover what to financially prepare for in times of unexpected critical illness. Someone has a heart attack approximately every 40 seconds in the U.S. This type of unexpected critical illness can strike without warning, leaving you – and your family – to navigate the resulting challenges without any time to prepare.

January Issue

In this issue, we cover Premium payments for Hy-Vee Elective Benefits plans are conveniently made through payroll deductions.

November Issue 

In this issue, we cover all things Open Enrollment for part-time employees. Open Enrollment for part-time employee elective benefits begins on November 18, and runs through December 6, 2019. Employees will make their open enrollment elections and changes on hy-veePTenroll.com, and any new elections or changes will be effective January 1, 2020.

October Issue 

Open Enrollment is approaching! In this issue, we cover all things Open Enrollment for full-time/regular-time employees, as it pertains to elective benefits. 

September Issue 

Hy-Vee employees have access to a variety of supplemental benefits that complement core benefits and help reduce out-of-pocket costs associated with healthcare. Whether you’re a Human Resources Manager or a Hy-Vee employee, you are sure to find this monthly newsletter to be a valuable resource for elective benefits information. Click the button below to read more.