NEW HIRE ENROLLMENT

You have the same health care benefits options, coverage levels, coinsurance and deductibles as existing employees; however, there are differences in your eligibility, when you enroll and how the wellness incentives work during your first plan year with Children’s Mercy.

ELIGIBILITY

  • You become eligible for benefits the first day of the month following 30 days of employment.

ENROLLMENT

  • If you are a full-time, weekend option or part-time benefits-eligible employee, you must complete the enrollment process within 30 days of becoming eligible for coverage — even if you want to decline coverage.
  • If you are a part-time employee regularly scheduled to work between 32 and 47 hours each pay period, you must complete the enrollment process within 30 days to purchase medical, dental and/or vision coverage at full cost. If you want to decline coverage, you do not need to complete the enrollment process.
  • If you would like to claim a dependent under the Children’s Mercy benefit plans, you must provide proof of dependent eligibility within 30 days of the date you request coverage, stating he or she meets eligibility requirements.

Complete the new hire enrollment process now.

  • If you are a newly hired employee, during Children’s Mercy Orientation, you’ll receive an appointment time to meet with a Benefits Communication Specialist who will review your plan options with you and help you enroll in your benefits using Infor Gl​obal HR​. (You can call (816) 983-6840 or ext. 56840 to schedule a time to meet with a Benefits Communication anytime of the year.) You must enroll for benefits within 30 days of your benefits eligibility date.
  • You must enroll using Infor Gl​obal HR​, even if you want to decline medical coverage.

WELLNESS POINTS

Coverage Effective
Wellness Points Converted to Dollars in
2019–2020 Health Account
June 1–Dec. 31, 2019
$400
Jan. 1–May 31, 2020
$200

You and your covered spouse can begin participating in wellness activities when you become eligible for benefits.

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To comply with Medicare regulations, you must provide Social Security numbers for all dependents you wish to enroll for Children’s Mercy benefits. The enrollment system will prompt you for this information when you enroll.
Click to download the Instructions to add dependents.