Faculty & Staff

Flexible Spending/AFLAC sign up

The College offers a Section 125 option, allowing eligible staff members to pay with pre-tax dollars eligible out-of-pocket health care and/or childcare costs. Participating employees can elect to set aside up to $2,700 for health care expenses and/or up to $5,000 for childcare expenses on an annual basis.  If you have a qualifying event, you may make changes to that amount. In late 2013, the IRS relaxed the “use it or lose it rule”. Participants who have $500 or less left over for 2018 can rollover that amount and use those funds for eligible expenses in 2019.

Employees who want to continue or to begin setting aside pre-tax dollars through payroll deductions for unreimbursed medical expenses and/or childcare MUST sign an election form for 2019 to continue or change their deduction.  If a new election form is not signed during the designated enrollment period, no deductions may be made for unreimbursed medical or for childcare expenses. If you are not presently participating in or choose not to participate in the Section 125 Plan, there is no need to attend a meeting for sign up.

If you are unable to attend a signup, you will need to contact Consociate at (309) 694-5002 to sign your participation form. You will not be able to sign up through the Benefits office.

The College’s health plan does not coordinate benefits with any of the other policies offered by AFLAC. Payment is made beyond the regular benefits payable under our health plan.

For your convenience, we are providing election sign-up times and locations as follows:

East Peoria Campus:

  • Tuesday, November 6
    • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Room 211A – Founder’s Room
  • Thursday, November 8
    • Noon to 5:30 p.m.
    • Room 213A
  • Friday, November 9
    •  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Room 213A

Peoria Campus:

  • Monday, November 5
    • 8 a.m. to Noon
    • Room H108 – Hickory Hall
  • Wednesday, November 7
    •  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Room H108 – Hickory Hall

For additional information, call Angie McElyea, Ext. 5398, or Tim Anderson, Ext. 8911.