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Open Enrollment is Now Available

Beginning 8:00 a.m., Thursday, October 26, 2017
Ending 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Open Enrollment is now available with good news about premium costs and the option to keep your current plan if it's working well for you.

Highlights include: Continued low costs, full range of plan choices to make sure you have the best fit for you and your family, details about changes for 2018 including information about a new pharmacy benefits administrator, and information about ways to manage your costs.

Please visit the UCR 2018 Open Enrollment website and for additional information, visit the UC Open Enrollment website.

  • Retiree Open Enrollment Workshop
    Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m.
    Human Resources Training Room | University Village, Suite 208

  • Benefits Fair and Health Plan Presentations
    Monday, November 13, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Hub 302 South
    • ARAG Legal | HUB 355 | 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
    • Anthem Blue Cross | HUB 355 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    • Health Net Blue and Gold | HUB 355 \ 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
    • Kaiser | HUB 355 | 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
      • Kaiser Permanente will be hosting a Flu Shot Clinic during the Open Enrollment Benefits Fair. Flu shots will be offered free on a limited first-come, first-serve basis. Please note: you do not have to be a Kaiser Permanente member to receive a flu shot.
  • Walk-in Help Desk
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Human Resources Training Room | University Village, Suite 208

CUCEA/CUCRA Spring Meeting

Wednesday, April 25 - Thursday, April 26, 2018
Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

The UC Riverside Emeriti and Retirees' Associations are proud to host the annual Council of University of California Emeriti (CUCEA) and Retirees' Associations (CUCRA) joint Spring Meeting. The meetings will be held at the historic Mission Inn Hotel and Spa located in Downtown Riverside - meeting details and accommodation information to follow.

Please click here to view the event flyer.

Medicare Retirees - IRS Form 1095 for 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the responsible entity for issuing 1095 forms for all individuals on Medicare, including UC retirees enrolled in UC-sponsored Medicare plans or in Medicare plans through OneExchange.

  • Medicare retirees who meet the following criteria will have a 1095-B form mailed directly to them from CMS.
    • Beneficiaries under the age of 65 with Medicare Part A;
    • Beneficiaries who enrolled in Medicare Part A for the first time in 2016; or
    • Beneficiaries who had Medicare Part A Coverage for part of 2016.
  • Medicare retirees who do not meet the criteria above will not receive 1095B forms from CMS and are instructed to check a box on their tax return to indicate that they had health coverage (similar to last year).

For more information, visit UCNET: Availability of IRS Form 1095 website.

UCR Wellness Program

UC Riverside cares about the health of its entire campus community. The University offers a variety of programs, policies & guidelines, and services.

Learn more about the program

UCR OSHER Program

Ignite your passion for learning by taking a course through UC Riverside Extension’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

Learn About the OSHER Program View & print the course catalog

UCRRA Enhanced Parking Program

If you are a lifetime member or a current annual dues paying member of the UCRRA, you can obtain a free enhanced parking permit as part of your membership.

The enhanced parking permit will allow you to park on campus in the Red or Blue spaces in lots 6, 13, and 24, and in any non-resident parking spot in the Bannockburn parking lot.  You can obtain your new enhanced Retiree Parking Permit from Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) office at 683 Linden St.  

You will need to show an ID and TAPS staff will verify that you are either a lifetime UCRRA member or have paid your UCRRA membership dues for 2017-2018.  Retirees on a recall appointment are not eligible to receive the enhanced Retiree parking permit.  TAPS staff will also provide maps to show you the exact location of retiree parking lots and spaces.  

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Human Resources
1201 University Avenue, Suite 208

Tel: (951) 827-3195
Fax: (951) 827-2672
E-mail: jorge.sanchez@ucr.edu

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