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HR Connection Employee Benefits Portal

imageAll forms and detailed benefits summaries for medical, dental, vision, life insurance and flexible spending accounts can be found on the Employee Benefits Portal HRConnection

HRconnection® gives you a direct line to company information in one secure and convenient location that can be viewed from any computer with Internet access. It provides you with a comprehensive resource for all of your benefits information, any time of the day or night. 

What Web browsers can I use?

HRconnection® supports both Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 and 8.0 as well as Mozilla Firefox 3.

Accessing Your Benefits Information

 

1. Navigate to www.hrconnection.com.

2. Enter your user name and password.

Forgotten your password or user name?

Forgotten your password? Don’t remember your user name? Click I forgot my login information to reset your password and retrieve your user name.

Protect your password

Your unique user name and password grants you access to your personal information. This electronic signature carries the same authority as your handwritten signature: it authorizes all of your elections and their corresponding deductions from payroll.  Keep this information confidential. 

Navigating the Portal 

  • Accessing Forms and Plan Documents

    To download plan forms and documents, navigate to the HRConnection portal and log in. 

     

    1. Click the Benefits tab at the top of the welcome screen. 

    2. Select Plan Information

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    3. On the left of the screen, the benefits which you are enrolled in will appear. Select the benefit plan you would like to view. 

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    4. Click 
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    5. A window will appear with your plan information. 

     

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    6. Select the Forms tab. Click on the form you wish to open, print or save. 

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  • Accessing Healthcare Plan Information

    To view your plan information, compare plans and learn more about your benefit selections navigate to the HRConnection portal and log in. 

     

    1. Click the Benefits tab at the top of the welcome screen. 

    2. Select Plan Information

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    3. On the left of the screen, the benefits which you are enrolled in will appear. Select the benefit plan you would like to view. 

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    5. A window will appear with your plan information. After you have finished reviewing the information, close the window. 

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  • Time to Enroll: Life Event and Open Enrollment

    You’re here either for open enrollment, or because you’ve recently had a life event.

    -Open enrollment is a period of time, once a year, when you can make additions or changes to your benefit options.

    -A life event is circumstances that allow you to make changes to your benefit elections during the year.

    -Examples of life events: marriage, birth/adoption of a child, retirement, death, loss of coverage.

    Click , or go to My Information > My Elections.

     

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    1. Your selections appear in the appropriate section of the Time to Enroll tab.

    Click Edit.

    2. Select the coverage you want to elect, or choose Waived if you want to decline a particular coverage.

    3. Click Elect and Continue to move to the next plan that requires an election, if applicable.

    4. The status of elected plans moves to Pending.

    Tip: If you need to make changes to what you choose here, you still can. Your elections aren’t final until you confirm them.

     

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    Employersponsored plans

    Employer‐sponsored plans are benefit plans your company makes available to you at no cost.

     

    1. Your selections appear in the appropriate section of the Time to Enroll tab.

    2. Click Edit  

    3. Select the coverage you want to elect.

    4. If you need to include your dependents or beneficiaries in the plan, select them

    from the appropriate section.

    5.  To add dependents or beneficiaries, click Add dependents or Add beneficiaries.

    Tip: If you need to make changes to what you choose here, you still can. Your elections aren’t final until you confirm them.

     

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    Can I compare healthcare plans?

    Do you have more than one plan option available to you? The plan comparison feature of HRconnection® is designed to help you make informed decisions about your health care options during the enrollment process.

     

    1. Click Edit

    2. Find the plans you want to examine then select Compare for each.

    3. Click Compare. HRconnection generates a side‐by‐side comparison in a new browser window.

    Tip: Want to print this page to review later? Click Print plan comparison.

     

    Confirming your elections

    Once you have selected your benefit options, it’s time to lock them down until the next enrollment period. The deadline for enrollment appears at the bottom of the page.

     

    1. When you have completed your selections, review the elections

    you have made and click Confirm to stamp your elections with

    an electronic signature.

    Tip: As part of the election confirmation process, you will be prompted to and

    it is recommended that you print your confirmation summary.

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    Make a mistake?

    Keep in mind that once you’ve confirmed your elections, you generally won’t be able to change them until the next enrollment period. However, if you need to make a correction or addition, you can submit an Error Correction Life Event. Doing so will enable your administrator to briefly reopen the enrollment period, allowing you to make your changes.

     

    1. Go to My Information > Life Events.

    2. Select Error Correction from the Event Type list.

    3. Provide a date (the current date is acceptable).

    4. Type a short comment about the error you want to correct.

    5. Click Save.

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    Looking back at previous selections

    If you’ve been through open enrollment before, click  View election history to view your past activity for a specific plan.

     

     

     

  • Updating Your Personal Information

    Is your information uptodate?

    After you log in, but before you make your benefit elections, take a moment to make sure that your personal and dependent information is correct.

     

    Check your personal information

    1. Navigate to My Information > Personal Information.

    2. Confirm that all required information is provided, and that any additional information is correct.

    3. Click Save.

     

    Check your dependents and contacts

    Go to My Information > My Family and Contacts.

    • To add dependents, beneficiaries, or emergency contacts, click Add Contact.

    • To update an existing relationship, click Edit

    • To remove a relationship, click Delete