Insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts

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Does Brandeis offer life insurance?

Yes! Please visit see the Life Insurance webpage for information.

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How do I change my life-insurance beneficiaries?

Complete a Change of Beneficiary form, available by calling (781) 736-4468.

For more information, visit the Human Resources Benefits Webpage.

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May I change the amount I elected for my flexible reimbursement account?

You cannot change election amounts during the plan year unless you have a qualifying change in status or other permissible event.

If you experience a change in status, or other permissible event, you must contact the Benefits section of the Office of Human Resources within 31 days of the event; otherwise, you must wait until the next open enrollment period.

For more information, visit the Human Resources Benefits Webpage.

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What happens if there is money remaining in my flexible reimbursement account(s) and I have no additional bills to submit for reimbursement?

Per IRS regulations, if you do not spend all the money in your health care and/or dependent care flexible reimbursement account(s) for the calendar year, you forfeit the amount remaining.

For more information, visit the Human Resources Benefits Webpage.