2021 Open Enrollment

2021 Open Enrollment Period: March 22nd – April 5th

Welcome to FTG’s 2021 Open Enrollment Resource Hub

Open Enrollment Benefits Period: Monday, March 22nd – Monday, April 5th

Everything you need to know about open enrollment, you can find here.

Click on the icons below to quickly navigate the page and find what you need.

Overview

2021 Annual Open Enrollment

FTG is hosting our annual open enrollment from March 22nd – April 5th.

This is an active enrollment; all employees must log in to our benefits site to elect or waive benefits for the upcoming plan year.

What’s New: Key Changes & Highlights

  • No rate increases!
  • New Plan Year Dates: Upcoming plan year will run from 05/01/2021 – 12/31/2021. The following plan years will run 01/01 – 12/31
  • ALEX – new benefits decision tool to assist you with selecting benefits
  • EverythingBenefits – new enrollment system to manage your benefit elections. You’ll access this through Kronos.
  • iEngaged – customized app to conveniently provide you with all FTG plan documents and resources through one app
  • UNUM will provide Dental and Vision for richer benefits and better rates
  • Employer HSA contributions moving to twice per plan year – May 1st and September 1st
  • New Leave of Absence administrator for better employee leave experience

Open Enrollment Roadmap – Employee Checklist

Here’s what you’ll need to complete:

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Step 1

Ask ALEX, Your Personal Enrollment Support

Beginning March 15th

Meet Alex, an interactive platform that provides personalized enrollment support anywhere, 24/7. ALEX will help you make smarter, wallet-friendly choices about our benefits. This tool provides a breakdown of each benefit and can assist with your selections based on your family needs. Click here to meet ALEX.

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Step 2

Attend a Live Zoom Meeting

March 19th – March 31st

Attend an Open Enrollment Zoom meeting! Review the 2021 Benefits Guide and attend a live Zoom meeting to review benefit details of the upcoming plan year. You can enroll using the tools in the next steps.

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Step 3

Schedule 1×1 Appointment with the Total Rewards Team

March 23rd – April 5th

Have questions about your benefits, open enrollment, or the new benefits site? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a representative from our Total Rewards team. Book a meeting using MS Teams or email them at Benefitsinfo@FlexTG.com.

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STEP 4

Complete your Open Enrollment

March 22nd – April 5th

Enrolling: Log in to Kronos > Favorites > Links > Open EverythingBenefits > and click on Open Enrollment to make your benefit selections no later than April 5. Your new benefit elections will go into effect on 05/01/2021.

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STEP 5

Download iNGAGED, Your Benefits Plan Tool

April 5th

Download iNGAGED using your smartphone or device. This app provides documents and resources to FTG’s benefit plans. Download Flyer: How to Download iNGAGED App

Open Enrollment Presentation

Watch this recording from the live open enrollment meetings to learn about your employee benefits.

2021 Employee Benefits

Please click on the tabs below to reveal more information and plan details. Each tab provides our group numbers, vendor customer support numbers, and all plan documents and resources.

Click here to download the complete interactive 2021 Benefits Guide: Download 2021 FTG Benefits Guide 

Open Enrollment

FTG is holding our annual Open Enrollment from March 22nd to April 5th. Be sure to access our new benefits site, Everything Benefits to elect or waive benefits for the upcoming plan year.

Follow this path in Kronos to enroll: Log in to Kronos > Favorites > Links > Open EverythingBenefits > and click on Open Enrollment to make your benefit selections no later than April 5. Your new benefit elections will go into effect on 05/01/2021.

Medical

BlueCross BlueShield

  • Group Number: 035925
  • Customer Support Line:844-899-4072
  • Website: WWW.azblue.com
  • BCBS Telehealth – Provides 24/7 access to certified medical professionals for urgent, non-emergency medical care.
  • BCBS BlueCare Anywhere: 844-606-1612
  • Website: www.bluecareanywhereaz.com

BlueCross BlueShield Summary of Benefits and Coverage:

Kaiser

  • Northern California Group Number: 036100
  • Southern California Group Number: 233922
  • Customer Support Line: 800-464-4000, 800-788-0616 (Spanish)
  • Website: www.kaiserpermanente.org

Kaiser Summary of Benefits and Coverage:

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

Dental

Dental Plans

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

Vision

Vision Plan: Powered by EyeMed

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

HSA / FSA / DCA

Discovery Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care) & Health Savings Accounts
  • Customer Support Line: 866-451-2729
  • Website: www.discoverybenefits.com

Download Documents & Flyers

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

Life Insurance and AD&D

Basic Life Insurance & AD&D (Employer paid)

Voluntary Life Insurance & AD&D (Employee paid)

  • Additional coverage for life insurance is available for full-time employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Employee: increment of $10,000 up to a maximum of 5 times earnings. Guarantee Issue amount is $150,000
  • Spouse: increment of $5,000 up to a maximum of $250,000 (coverage cannot exceed 100% of your amount)
  • Child(ren): increments of $1,000 up to a maximum of $10,000
  • UNUM Policy #438404
  • Phone: 1-800-421-0344
  • Website: www.unum.com/employees
  • Download Flyer: FTG Voluntary Life & ADD Flyer

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

Disability

Short-Term Disability (Employer paid – Non-CA employees)

  • Benefit: 60% of weekly income up to a maximum benefit of $1,000 for all full-time employees
  • 7 calendar day elimination period, benefits are payable on the 8th day. Maximum benefit duration is 11 weeks
  • UNUM Policy #438410
  • Phone: 1-800-421-0344
  • Website: www.unum.com/employees
  • Download Flyer: FTG STD Flyer

Voluntary Long-Term Disability (Employee paid)

  • Benefit: 60% of your monthly income up to a maximum benefit of $10,000 for full-time employee
  • 90 day elimination period, maximum benefit duration is up to the Social Security normal retirement age.
  • Rates are age and salary based
  • UNUM Policy #438409
  • Phone: 1-800-421-0344
  • Website: www.unum.com/employees
  • Download Flyer: FTG Voluntary LTD Flyer

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

Group Accident / Hospital / Critical Illness

Accident Insurance

  • Benefit payments to help with out-of-pocket medical expenses resulting from covered accidents/injuries
  • Two Plans: Option 1 (Low Plan), Option 2 (High Plan)
  • UNUM Policy #438408
  • Phone: 1-800-635-5597
  • Website: www.unum.com/employees
  • Download Flyer: FTG Accident Flyer

Hospital Insurance

Critical Insurance

  • Lump-sum benefit payment when diagnosed with a covered critical illness such as heart attack stroke.
  • Two Plans: Option 1 $30,000, Option 2 $15,000
  • UNUM Policy #438406
  • Phone: 1-800-858-6843
  • Website: www.unum.com/employees
  • Download Flyer: FTG Critical Illness Flyer

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

Legal

Safeguard your digital and financial information with an identity theft protection plan from IDShield and a legal protection plan from LegalShield.

IDShield

  • Comprehensive identity and credit monitoring,
  • Real-time alerts
  • Direct access to dedicated licensed private investigators who will restore your identity if stolen

LegalShield

  • Direct access to a dedicated law firm
  • Review and prepare legal documents
  • Will preparation
  • Legal matters such as speeding tickets, neighbor disputes
  • Family-related matters such as adoption assistance

Plan Info

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

Employee and Travel Assistance Programs

WorkLife Balance (Employee Assistance Program – EAP)

5 In-person visits with a Licensed Professional Counselor at no cost to you. (e.g. Stress, Depression, Addiction, Child/Elder Care Assistance, and Even reducing your medical/dental bills)

Emergency Travel Assistance

*Please review the 2021 FTG Benefits Guide for more information.

401(k) Retirement

To help you build a solid financial future, Flex Technology Group is proud to offer eligible employees a 401(k) retirement plan. You are eligible to enroll in the 401(k) Plan upon meeting the age and eligibility requirements. There are two types of salary deferrals: Pre-Tax 401(k) deferrals and Roth 401(k) deferrals. Additionally FTG also provides a discretionary matching contribution into your account. For more information contact the Human Resources Department.

  • Plan Name: Flex Technology Group 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan and Trust
  • Plan #504553-01
  • Website: Empowermyretirement.com
  • Phone: 1-800-338-4015
  • Download Guide: 2021 Legal Plan Notices

Individual Office Hours

Aside from the live webinars, the benefits team is also offering open office hours to answer any specific questions you may have.

Ashlee Kaiser is keeping her calendar open in order to help you during this time. Please schedule a meeting using MS Teams or reach out directly via email. You’ll be able to see her availability using MS Teams so please schedule time as soon as possible.

*If you are unable to make office hours, please email your specific questions to benefitsinfo@flextg.com.

Office Hours will be available March 23rd – April 5th on select days:

Morning: 5:00 – 7:00 AM PST | 6:00 – 8:00 AM CST | 8:00 – 10:00 AM EST

Afternoon: 11:00 – 1:00 PM PST | 12:00 – 2:00 PM CST | 2:00 – 4:00 PM EST

  • Tuesday, March 23
  • Thursday, March 25
  • Friday, March 26
  • Monday, March 29
  • Tuesday, March 30
  • Thursday, April 1
  • Friday, April 2
  • Monday, April 5
Ashlee Kaiser

Ashlee Kaiser

Total Rewards Specialist

Health & Wellness – FTG FIT!

FTG Fit! Goals

FTG Fit! was launched with one purpose = to support and enhance your well-being through a fun, engaging program of personal development and healthy lifestyle activities! Our program has something for everyone!

Together we are One Team in Wellness, motivating each other through connection, accountability, coaching, and friendly competition. The purpose you place on your self-care provides the strength needed to grow, develop and prosper. 

Engage
  • Create allies across the organization to hold each other accountable, share progress, and encompass the spirit of ONE TEAM
  • Give kudos to cheer on colleagues to support their growth and development
  • Join teams outside of your everyday contacts to foster partnership and drive success
  • Executive interaction, support, and engagement

 

Nourish
  • Healthy recipes
  • Stress management activities
  • Mindfulness daily pursuits to promote mental health
  • Emphasis on quality sleep and hydration

 

Move
  • Virtual live & recorded fitness classes (formats including strength, cardio, core, yoga & mobility — view all classes and times offered under the calendar tab)
  • Physical activity focused challenges
  • Simple daily pursuits to create healthy habits
  • Develop what works for you

 

Discover
  • Interactive learning programs provide the education you need to be successful
  • Monthly webinars provide timely content to support your goals
  • Current and future health risks, through assessment and preventive care activities
  • How to change behavior
Create Your Account

The FTG FIT Wellness portal is your source for education, activity and support in your life-long health and wellness journey.

Access the FTG Fit Portal here: FTG.Peak-ws.com
The first time you access the portal, you will be prompted to create a username and password as well as enter your birthdate, gender and company email address. A verification email will be sent to confirm your account.

If you have any questions, please contact the FTG Fit! team or reach out to an employee ambassador.

Contact Your Wellness Ambassador

The FTG FIT Ambassadors are a group of individuals who believe in the power of good health. The role of these volunteers is to act as the voice of the FTG community, sharing your top-of-mind wellness concerns, contributing to program development, and embodying the spirit of ONE FTG by advocating for the wellness of everyone in our organization.

Please reach out to any of our ambassadors listed below, or our wellness partner at FTGFIT@Flextg.com for additional program information or to share your ideas. The stronger the individual, the stronger the organization. Together we are ONE FTG!

Wellness Ambassadors*

*Don’t see someone listed for your company? We have you covered! Please contact someone from the FTG team. If you’re interested in becoming a wellness ambassador, please reach out to the FTG Fit! team, contact info listed to the right.

FTG Fit

FTG Fit! Contacts

Please give a warm welcome to Kristine & Denise, owners of Peak Wellness Solutions LLC, our wellness provider. Do not hesitate to contact them with any questions you may have.

Email: FTGFIT@FlexTG.com
Teams: FTGFIT_Kristine or FTGFIT_Denise

*Wellness Ambassadors: You may also reach out to one of our wellness ambassadors. Please see the tabs to the left to find and connect with the ambassador of your choice. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Click through the topics below to see answers to frequently asked questions.

Don’t see your question? Submit your general questions to the form below. The FTG Benefits Team will get back to you asap and we’ll update the FAQ section accordingly. As a reminder, we also have office hours for more specific inquiries.

FAQ Section Coming Soon

Please check back for updates OR submit your own questions to the form below.

Submit Your Own Question/s Here

Don’t see your question listed above? Submit your question/s to the form below! The FTG Benefits Team will get back to you via email and we’ll update this section with the question/answer in order to better help others.  Thank you!