Zeal Credit Union

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    1. WELCOME
    2. ELIGIBILITY
    3. ENROLLMENT
    4. MEDICAL/RX
    5. HSA
    6. TELEMEDICINE
    7. DENTAL
    8. VISION
    9. LIFE & DISABILITY
    10. FSA
    11. PAID TIME OFF & HOLIDAYS
    12. 401K
    13. PROVIDED TO ALL EMPLOYEES
    14. ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
    15. CARRIER CONTACTS
    16. CONTACT US
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WELCOME

Helping you and your family reach and maintain good health is very important to Zeal Credit Union. We are pleased to offer a selection of benefits designed with your health and financial wellbeing in mind. We review our benefit programs each year to ensure we consider the best combination of benefit coverage, network access and affordability for employees. Our benefit offerings will remain the same for the 2023 plan year.


Zeal Credit Union offers a $50 health incentive for waiving medical. Please submit proof of other insurance to human resources as soon as possible.

ELIGIBILITY

All full-time employees working at least 30 hours per week are eligible to participate in the benefit plans offered by Zeal Credit Union. When you enroll in the benefits program, you may also cover your eligible dependents. Dependents include your legal spouse and children. 


Children are eligible for benefits as follows:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision: End of the calendar year in which they turn 26

ENROLLMENT

Action Required:


All Elections must be submitted by 12/06/2022


ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Go to www.ZealConnection.com

2. Enter your User ID: First Initial + Last Name (ex.: John Smith = JSmith)

3. Enter your Password: Last 4 of your SSN

4. Follow instructions and enroll in your benefits

5. Make sure to save your elections and print your confirmation statement.


The Benefit choices you make during your open enrollment remain in effect for the entire year.


You can, however, modify your elections under certain circumstances, called "Qualifying Events" These are events such as marriage, divorce, birth or adoption of a child, loss of eligibility under another plan. If you experience a qualifying event, you may make changes to your benefits within 30 days of the event or 60 days if the event is due to birth or adoption of a child.


Contact Human Resources if you have questions about qualifying events.

Visit Zeal Connection

Make Your Open Enrollment Elections Here

Visit Zeal Connection

Make Your Open Enrollment Elec ...

Associate Benefit Guide

Associate Benefit Guide

Associate Benefit Summary

Associate Benefit Summary

MEDICAL/RX

BCN

BCN Medical/Rx (Group # 00130203(BCN) | 800.662.6667 (BCN) | www.bcbsm.com


BCN will administer your medical and prescription drug benefits this year. The plans that will be offered effective January 1, 2023 are as follows:


  • HMO HBL 500 (Enhanced)
  • HMO HBL 1250 (Standard)
  • HMO HSA 1500


To view participating providers, please visit the BCBSM website below.


www.bcbsm.com

Medical Plan Comparison Chart

High Deductible Health Plan with HSA

High Deductible Health Plan with HSA

Primary Care vs. Urgent Care vs. ER

Primary Care vs. Urgent Care vs. ER

HMO HBL 500-Standard BAAG

HMO HBL 500-Standard BAAG

HMO HBL 500-Enhanced BAAG

HMO HBL 500-Enhanced BAAG

HMO HSA 1500 Benefit Summary

HMO HSA 1500 Benefit Summary

BCBSM/BCN Member Registration

Your coverage must be active to register

BCBSM/BCN Member Registration

Your coverage must be active t ...

BCBSM Provider Search

Find An In-Network Provider

BCBSM Provider Search

Find An In-Network Provider

BCBSM Drug List

BCBSM Drug List

Take Charge of your Diabetes | Livongo

Registration Code: BLUECROSSMI-START

Take Charge of your Diabetes | Livongo

Registration Code: BLUECROSSMI ...

Blue 365

Blues Member Discounts

Blue 365

Blues Member Discounts

Blues Wellbeing

Mental Health Resources

Blues Wellbeing

Mental Health Resources

HSA

Health Savings Account

Health Equity HSA | 866.346.5800 | www.healthequity.com


The Health Savings Account (HSA) allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible expenses. By contributing to a HSA you reduce your taxable income, so you pay less in taxes — which saves you money.


To be eligible to contribute towards an HSA tax-free, you must meet the requirements below:

  • Covered by a Qualified High Deductible Health Plan
  • You cannot be covered by another health plan (including if your spouse has a Flexible Spending Account)
  • You cannot be covered by Medicare or Medicaid
  • You cannot be eligible to be claimed as a tax dependent
  • You have not received VA benefits in the past 90 days


HSA IRS Maximums are as follows:

$3,850 for a single contract

$7,750 for a two person or family


$1,000 "Catch Up" contribution for those age 55+

Health Savings Account (HSA) Overview

Health Savings Account (HSA) Overview

2023 HSA Guide

2023 HSA Guide

TELEMEDICINE

Online Visits

BCBSM Online (Group # 007006119(BCBSM) 00130203(BCN)| 844.606.1608 | www.bcbsmonlinevisits.com


Zeal Credit Union provides those employees who are covered by one of the BCN medical plans access to virtual visits with BCBSM Online Visits. BCBSM Online Visits provide members the opportunity to receive medical and mental health care from the comfort of your own home. With BCBSM Online Visits, eligible employees and dependents have access to board certified doctors, psychiatrists and licensed therapists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.


How Much Does it Cost?

  • HMO HBL 500 (Enhanced) : $20 copay
  • HMO HBL 1250 (Standard): $30 copay
  • HMO HSA 1500: $59 copay
  • Prescriptions: If prescribed during a virtual visit, applicable Rx cost sharing will apply based on which medical plan you are enrolled in.


To get access to these convenient services, visit www.bcbsmonlinevisits.com - OR - you may call 844.606.1608.

BCBSM Online Visits

Member Registration

BCBSM Online Visits

Member Registration

Telehealth

Telehealth

DENTAL

Delta Dental Plan

Delta Dental (Group # 1905) | 800.524.0149 | www.deltadentalmi.com


Zeal Credit Union provides comprehensive coverage to help you and your family maintain good dental health. For 2023, the dental carrier will be Delta Dental. The PPO plan will be offered for 2023. Staying in-network will give you the most cost savings.


To find out if your provider is in-network, please visit the website below.


www.deltadentalmi.com

Dental Comparison Chart

Delta Dental Member Portal

Your coverage must be active to register

Delta Dental Member Portal

Your coverage must be active t ...

Delta Dental Providers

Delta Dental Providers

Dental Insurance Overview Video

Dental Insurance Overview Video

Dental Benefit Summary

Dental Benefit Summary

VISION

NVA Vision Plan

NVA Vision (Group #52052) | 800.672.7723 | www.e-nva.com


DID YOU KNOW?

  • Eye exams can help detect serious eye and general health conditions sooner: high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol
  • Babies should receive their first professional eye exam at 6 months
  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes


Zeal Credit Union offers vision coverage through National Vision Administrators (NVA) to help pay for eye exams, prescription glasses and contact lenses. You receive a higher level of benefits when you see a provider in network, however, out-of-network coverage is provided but may only be handled as reimbursements in some situations. Review your coverage details in your Benefit Guide.


To find out if your provider is in-network, please visit the website below.


www.e-nva.com

Vision Comparison Chart

NVA Vision Providers

Use Group #52052

NVA Vision Providers

Use Group #52052

Vision Insurance Overview

Vision Insurance Overview

Vision Benefit Summary

Vision Benefit Summary

Blue Light Fixed Pricing

Blue Light Fixed Pricing

LIFE & DISABILITY

MetLife | 800.638.5433 | www.metlife.com


Zeal Credit Union provides you with financial protection options for life, accidental death & dismemberment, short term disability and long term disability with MetLife.


Life/AD&D

A sudden accident or death can leave you or your loved ones in a vulnerable position. Employees have the opportunity to enroll in Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance which will supplement lost income in the event of an accident or death. If you choose to enroll in employee coverage, this will be in addition to your employer provided Basic Life coverage.


  • Basic Life/AD&D Employer Provided Benefit - No Cost to You
  • 2X base annual earnings up to $100,000 maximum


  • Voluntary Benefit - Costs are based on Age and Amount of Coverage
  • Employee: Choose in $10,000 increments up to the lesser of 6x your annual salary, or $500,000 - Guaranteed Issue: $100,000
  • Spouse and Child: Choose either a flat $5,000, or $10,000 in coverage - Guaranteed Issue: $10,000


Who's Your Beneficiary? Naming a beneficiary is a crucial part of electing life insurance. Also, don't forget to update your primary or secondary beneficiary if you experience a life event, such as a divorce or birth of a child.


Short Term Disability

Everyday illnesses or injuries can interfere with your ability to work. Even a few weeks away from work can make it difficult to manage household costs. Short Term Disability coverage provides financial protection for you by paying a portion of your income, so you can focus on getting better and worry less about keeping up with your bills.


  • STD Employer Provided Benefit - No Cost to You
  • Cover 60% of your weekly earnings up to a maximum benefit of $3,500 per week (Benefits begin on the 1st day for Accident / 8th day for Illness)


Long Term Disability

Serious illnesses or accidents can interrupt your life, and your ability to work for months – even years. Long Term Disability provides financial protection for you by paying a portion of your income, so you have financial support to manage your disability and your household. 


  • LTD Employer Provided Benefit - No Cost to You
  • Benefit is equal to 60% of your monthly earnings up to a maximum benefit of $6,000 per month



Please consult your Employee Benefits Guide and review the benefit summaries for additional details.

Disability Insurance Overview

Disability Insurance Overview

Life/AD&D Insurance Overview

Life/AD&D Insurance Overview

Basic Life Benefit Summary

Basic Life Benefit Summary

Voluntary Life Benefit Summary

Voluntary Life Benefit Summary

STD Benefit Summary

STD Benefit Summary

LTD Benefit Summary

LTD Benefit Summary

FSA

Flexible Spending Accounts

Employee Benefits Corporation | 800.346.2126 | www.ebcflex.com


The Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible expenses. By contributing to one or both of the Flexible Spending Accounts you reduce your taxable income, so you pay less in taxes — which saves you money.


Contributions

The election you make during enrollment is your election for the entire plan year. You may change it only if you have a qualifying life event and the change request must be consistent with the event.


Employees are eligible for the following benefits after completion of 6 full months of employment:


You may contribute as follows:

Health Care FSA

  • Up to $1,500 annually
  • All benefit eligible can participate
  • If you are enrolled in an HSA plan, you will be eligible for the Limited Purpose FSA only
  • Reimbursements allowed for unreimbursed medical, prescription, dental, and vision expenses


Dependent Care FSA

  • Up to $5,000 annually
  • Limited to $2,500 if you are married and file separate tax returns
Using your FSA

Using your FSA

Flexible Spending Account

Flexible Spending Account

Limited Purpose FSA

Limited Purpose FSA

Dependent Care FSA

Dependent Care FSA

FSA Qualified Expenses

FSA Qualified Expenses

FSA Store

FSA Store

PAID TIME OFF & HOLIDAYS

Paid Time Off: An employee annual allotment of PTO shall be determined by the length of service as of December 31st of the year prior to the year in which PTO is to be taken. New hire PTO amounts will be discussed at point of offer. Additionally, four hours of PTO are accrued each full month worked. Up to 40 hours of PTO not used in a calendar year may be rolled over or cashed out (must have 1 year seniority) at Credit Union discretion and with management approval.


Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • ½ Day Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day


**The days listed will be paid for days that Zeal Credit Union conducts business or days observed**

401K

Employees are eligible for the following benefits after completion of 6 full months of employment:


Employees are offered a 401(k) plan through MCUE and CUNA Mutual. The Credit Union contributes 5% of their bi-weekly earnings into their 401(k) plan. In addition, employees are offered ability to make contributions into their 401(k). The Credit Union offers a dollar for dollar match on the first 3% of employee contributions. The 6-month waiting period will be waived for employees who were previous participants in the MCUE/CUNA Mutual retirement accounts.

401K

401K

PROVIDED TO ALL EMPLOYEES

  • Tuition Reimbursement- Employees are offered tuition reimbursement for undergraduate or graduate job-related courses. The costs of tuition and registration fees are reimbursed up to an annual maximum of $7,500 per calendar year ($3,250 for part-time employees).
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) - All employees and their families have access to use the EAP services through MetLife and Ulliance. Representative who can assist you through work-life balance, stress management, grief, counseling, and much more. They will also help you find resources within your community.
  • Will Preparation & Financial Services - All employees have access to the financial coaching and will preparation services available through MetLife Advantages.
  • Travel Assistance - Pre-trip planning, assistance while traveling and emergency medical transportation benefits for covered persons (see your plan for details). From the United States, call (800) 454-3679 / From other locations, call collect (312) 935-3783.
  • BCBS/BCN Virtual Wellbeing - Weekly webinars to support you in your wellbeing journey.
BCBSM/BCN Virtual Wellbeing

BCBSM/BCN Virtual Wellbeing

Will Prep Flyer

Will Prep Flyer

Travel Assistance Flyer

Travel Assistance Flyer

Grief Counseling Flyer

Grief Counseling Flyer

Estate Resolution Flyer

Estate Resolution Flyer

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

What is Preventive Care?

What is Preventive Care?

Benefit Terms Explained

Benefit Terms Explained

How to Read An Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

How to Read An Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

What is Balance Billing?

What is Balance Billing?

Deductibles-Embedded vs Aggregate

Deductibles-Embedded vs Aggregate

HSA vs FSA

HSA vs FSA

Budgeting Tips

Budgeting Tips

COBRA

COBRA

CONTACT US

 As you consider your benefit options, please be sure to review all available information. 

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact:


Human Resources

734.522.3700 x6900