Employee Benefits & Contact Information

Daemen College proudly offers a comprehensive employee benefits package including medical, dental, vision and voluntary life insurances; retirement plan; tuition benefits; disability and group travel accident insurances; vacation, sick and personal time.  Please refer to the following summary for a description of benefits. 

2014-2015 Daemen College Summary of Employee Benefits

  

Medical Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY

    https://www.bcbswny.com

PHONE NUMBERS:
    Customer Service: (800) 544-2583
    Health Advocate: (800) 359-5465
    Behavioral Health Assistance: (877) 837-0814
    Medco Pharmacy Services: (800) 939-3751

THE GOOD LIFE:
    Good Life Program Overview
    Physician Verification Form (Step 1)
    Health Assessment (Step 2)    
    Need to check your status in the Good Life? Your scorecard will tell where you stand.

PLAN SUMMARIES:
    Traditional Blue POS 206 Summary
    Traditional Blue PPO 815 Summary (NYC Metro Area Only)

CLAIMS/COVERAGE:
    BCBS Claim Form
    BCBS Urgent Care Centers
    BCBS Guest Membership Flier and Instructions
    Waiver of Coverage

ENROLLMENT/CHANGES:
    BCBS Enrollment Form    

PRESCRIPTION:
    
Medco Prescription Mail Order Form

WELLNESS:
    Wellness Card FAQ
    Wellness Card Reimbursement Form
    BCBS Wellness Program Booklet

RIGHTS & NOTICES:
    CHIP Model Notice
    Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Model Notice
    Glossary of Terms
    Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act
    Women's Health Rights Under the NMHPA    

 

NEW HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE:
    
Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage

Dental/Term Life/Vision Insurances

Guardian Administered Coverage:

    Dental Guard Preferred (PPO)
    Optional Term Life
    Davis/VSP Vision

    https://www.guardiananytime.com

PHONE NUMBERS:
    Customer Service: (800) 541-7846

DOCUMENTS & FORMS:
    Guardian Dental Benefit Summary
    Guardian Dental Claim Form (Short)
    Guardian Dental Claim Form (Long)
    Guardian Dental Dependent Eligibility Form
    Guardian Dental Enrollment Form
    Guardian Dental Generic ID Card
    Guardian Dental/Life/Davis Vision Policy Booklet
    Guardian Dental/Life/VSP Vision Policy Booklet

 

Retirement Plan 

TIAA-CREF

    http://www1.tiaa-cref.org/tcm/daemen
    Online Enrollment Video

PHONE NUMBERS:
    Local Branch Office: (716) 862-5910
    General Inquiries: (800) 842-2733 
    Annuity Options, Preretirement Illustrations: (800) 842-2776
    Rates of Return, Allocation Changes, CREF transfers: (800) 842-2252

DOCUMENTS & FORMS:
    
TIAA-CREF Online Enrollment Instructions
    Summary Plan Description- Retirement
    Retirement Contribution Enrollment/Change Form
    HEART Summary Material Modifications

PLAN DISCLOSURES 08/2013
    Letter from Daemen College Regarding Disclosures
    AXA- Equi-vest General Disclosure
    AXA- Equi-vest Series 100-200 (GIA 2.75%) Disclosure 
    AXA- Equi-vest Series 100-200 (GIA 3%) Disclosure
    AXA- Equi-vest Series 201 (GIA 1.5%) Disclosure
    TIAA-CREF- Defined Contribution Plan Disclosure Summary
    TIAA-CREF- Defined Contribution Plan Disclosure Comparison Chart
    TIAA-CREF- Tax Deferred Plan Disclosure Summary
    TIAA-CREF- Tax Deferred Plan Disclosure Comparison Chart

 

Tuition Programs

DOCUMENTS & FORMS:
    
Preliminary Application for Tuition Exchange or CIC Scholarship
    Employee Job-Related Verification Form (Graduate Programs)
    CICU Reciprocal Tuition Remission Program
    CICU Tuition Waiver
    CIC Tuition Exchange Guide 
    Tuition Exchange and CIC Tuition Exchange Import Policy  
    Tuition Exchange Export Policy 
    Tuition Exchange Guide

INFORMATIONAL LINKS:
    
CIC Tuition Exchange Program Participating Institutions
    Tuition Exchange Participating Institutions

 

Disability Coverage

Guardian - Long-Term Disability Insurance

    http://www.guardiananytime.com

PHONE NUMBERS:
    Customer Service: (800) 819-2468

DOCUMENTS & FORMS:
    
Disability Form
    Guardian LTD Policy Booklet

 

Employee Assistance Program

WorkLifeMatters - EAP administered through Guardian and IBH

    Connect to a counselor for free support services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
    (800) 386-7055

    www.ibhworklife.com
    Username: Matters
    Password: wlm70101

    Informational Flyer

 

Business Travel Accident Insurance

Assist America - Global Emergency Services

    http://www.assistamerica.com

PHONE NUMBERS:
    General: (609) 921-0868
    Domestic Medical Emergencies: (800) 872-1414
    International Medical Emergencies: +1 (609) 986-1234

DOCUMENTS & FORMS:
    
Assist America Flier and ID Card
    Beneficiary Designation Form Travel Accident Insurance
    Travel Accident Summary Plan Description 

 

Employee Discounts

Airport Parking- The Parking Spot

    Discounted parking @ $8/day, includes free shuttle to/from terminal. Click here for more information.

AT&T Wireless

    Monthly plan discounts available.
    http://www.wireless.att.com/businesscenter/promotions/government.jsp?bref=EB5H25L6400u63s5
    (716) 832-2587

Amherst Federal Credit Union

    http://www.amherstcu.org
    (716) 634-3881

Daemen College Perks Program

    http://daemen.corporateperks.com
    Register using your daemen.edu email account or use a personal email account with code: daemen15
    CorporatePerks Informational Flyer
    WOWPoints FAQ

Drycleaning Discount, Drop-Off & Pick-Up Services

    Available through Sparkle Cleaners- see flyer for details

iRepair Buffalo

    http://www.irepairbuffalo.com
    (716) 276-3219

John Hancock Long-Term Care Insurance

    (800) 711-9407

Liberty Mutual Home, Auto, Life Insurance

    http://www.libertymutual.com/insurance-office-wheatfield-ny
    (716) 692-6104

M & T Bank

    http://www.mtb.com/atwork
    (716) 839-5772
    M&T @ Work Flyer

Met Life - Life Insurance

    http://www.metlife.com
    (716) 634-1515

Regal Cinemas

    Premiere Movie Passes are available for purchase at the discounted price of $8.00/ea in the HR Office. These tickets are valid for all films and showtimes, though surcharge fees may apply to IMAX, RPX, Large Format and 3D films.  Passes do not expire.

Sam's Club

    Sign up or renew your Sam's Club membership and receive a $10 or $25 Sam's Club gift card.  Must bring Employee ID Card and the coupon below to the Service Desk at time of purchase or renewal.

    Sam's Club Membership Incentive

Sprint Wireless

    Monthly discounts and promotions available. 
    www.sprint.com/verify         
    (716) 831-3000
    Sprint Deals
    Sprint Discount Verification Form

Verizon Wireless

    Monthly service and product discounts available.
    http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/employee/emaildomainauthentication.jsp
    (716) 686-4300
    Verizon Discount Details

 

Additional Resources

Social Security Administration

    http://www.ssa.gov

PHONE NUMBERS:
    General: (800) 772-1213
    TTY: (800) 325-0778

LOCAL OFFICE:
    3131 Sheridan Drive
    Amherst, NY 14226

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