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Topics Date
 HRExpress PDF June 2020
The Iowa WorkSmart Project  
Iowa WorkSmart Project Kicks Off Adaptive Insights June 2020
   
COVID-19 News  
   
   
State of Iowa Health Insurance  
   
   
Other State Benefits  
   
   
   
Health and Well-Being  
   
Offered Online! Upcoming Health and Well-Being Resource Seminars  
   
Financial Fitness  
   
   
Retirement Savings  
News from Your Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) Providers June 2020
   
DAS Education  
   
   
   
   

Archived Topics

Date

Benefit Education

 
Scheduled presentations are at the DAS Benefits Education Calendar.
   

COVID-19 News

 
COVID-19 Informational Resources Available April 2020
COVID-19 Informational Resources Available May 2020
   

Dental Insurance 

 
Delta Dental’s Member Satisfaction Survey May 2020
Delta Dental Network: It’s Your Choice January 2020
   

Financial Fitness

 
Improved Tax Withholding Estimator February 2020
Financial Literacy May 2020
Free “Financial Checkup” Video Session Offered February 2020
Insurance Division Warns of Con Artists Looking to Profit from Fear and Uncertainty April 2020
New Year Review and Update January 2020
Saving for Qualified Education Expenses December 2019
What is a Target Date Fund (TDF)? March 2020
   

Flexible Spending

 
ASI Currently Encourages Electronic Payments, Claim Submissions April 2020
Changes to the Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) May 2020
Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Carryover Balances November 2018
Health FSA Eligible Claims July 2018
Health Flexible Spending Account and Mileage Reimbursement February 2019
Important Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Information January 2020
Important Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Deadline April 15 March 2020
News on Carryover Dollars for your Health FSA  September 2018
Purchase Health Flexible Spending Account Items Online December 2018
   

Health Insurance 

 
Check out Generic Drug Options Before Buying a Brand Name March 2020
Doctor On Demand February 2018
Doctor On Demand - When You’re Sick and Need to See a Doctor February 2019
Get Care On the Go With Doctor on Demand® August 2019
Get Better Outcomes with Blue Distinction® Specialty Care April 2019
Have you registered for Doctor On Demand™? September 2018
How Well Do You Understand Your Health Insurance Coverage? May 2019
Iowa Choice Guest Membership July 2019
Mail Order Prescription Benefit February 2018
Medical Care When Traveling Outside the Country June 2019
myWellmark® Care Finder February 2018
myWellmark® - Managing Your Health Benefits February 2019
New Wellmark ID Card Coming Soon to Your Mailbox  December 2018
New Year - New Card: Update Providers With Your New Wellmark ID Number January 2019
Newer. Better. Easier: myWellmark® March 2019
Preventive Cancer Screenings Are Covered Under State of Iowa Health Insurance July 2018
Preventive Health Care at No Cost to You April 2018
Save Time and Money on Your Healthcare August 2018
Sick or Injured? Now What? A Comprehensive Guide on Where to Get Care April 2018
Simplify Your Paperwork with Online EOBs July 2018
Traveling and Your Health Care Coverage June 2018
Virtual Doctor Visits Available With Wellmark’s Doctor on Demand™ April 2020
Wellmark and CVS Address Opioid Management Issue April 2018
Wellmark Benefits Addressing COVID-19 May 2020
Wellmark’s Pregnancy Support Program February 2019
Safe and Secure - Wellmark’s Identity Protection Service July 2019
   

Health and Well-Being

 
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month March 2020
Employee Assistance Program - Help Dealing with Life Challenges April 2019
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Offers Resources to Help You Cope Through These Trying Times May 2020
Enjoy Summer at the Capitol Complex June 2019
November is Diabetes Awareness Month November 2019
PerksConnect: The Fastest Way to Connect To Local Deals June 2019
Six Easy Ways to Improve Your Health and Well-Being February 2020
   

Iowa WorkSmart Project

 
The Iowa WorkSmart Project Launches May 2020
   

Life Insurance

 
Life Insurance Beneficiaries January 2019
Managing Your Life Insurance Beneficiaries Is Simple in IowaBenefits August 2018
   

Other State Benefits

 
Employee Benefit Highlight Series February 2019
Sick Leave Conversion - An Overview February 2019
   

One Gift

 
Thank You for Supporting the One Gift Program March 2020
   

Retirement Savings

 
A Little Saving - A Lot of Benefits With RIC January 2019
A Note from IPERS December 2019
Are You Considering the Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC)? March 2020
Automatic Roth Investing June 2018
Can I Roll Over Funds Into My RIC Account? August 2018
Choosing a Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) Provider November 2019
Empower Yourself  February 2020
Enjoy Your Tax Refund at Retirement Instead? March 2020
Go Paperless; Go GREEN November 2019
Help Avoid Surprises Next Tax Season With the IRS Withholding Calculator July 2019
Increasing your RIC Contribution Can Make a Big Impact July 2018
Internal Revenue Service 457 Limits Going Up for 2020! December 2019
Investment Risk: Fixed Rates vs. Variable Rates December 2018
Need Help Choosing Investments? August 2019
News From Your RIC Providers August 2019
News from Your Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) Providers  November 2019
News From Your RIC Providers July 2019
News from Your Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) Providers March 2020
News from Your Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) Providers May 2020
Not Yet Saving In RIC? July 2019
Saver’s Tax Credit – Know Before You File February 2020
Sign Up Any Time for Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) September 2018
Provider Name Change April 2019
Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) Update June 2019
Saving Toward Retirement July 2019
Tax Credit for RIC Savers  April 2018
Who Gets Your Money Upon Your Death? April 2019
   

Safety

 
DAS Honored for Safety Efforts by Iowa-Illinois Safety Council June 2018
   

State of Iowa Insurance

 
State Employees Save Money With Blue365 December 2019
Supplemental Life Insurance and Evidence of Insurability  November 2019
   

Training (PDS)

 
Browse the PDS website for details on all the PDS offerings.   
Advance Your Knowledge with PDS Certificates February 2018
Certified Public Manager® Program (CPM) April 2018
In-Person Professional Development Solutions (PDS) Training Currently Suspended - Course Options Available May 2020
Iowa Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Consortium Receives Continued Accreditation December 2018
New - Learn to Use Zoom!  May 2020
New Learning Management System Being Implemented April 2020
   

Wellness

 
Protect Yourself from the Sun July 2019
Vaccines Aren’t Just for Kids Anymore August 2019
   

Previous Editions 

 
HRExpress May 2020 PDF  
HRExpress April 2020 PDF  
HRExpress March 2020 PDF  
HRExpress February 2020 PDF  
HRExpress January 2020 PDF  
HRExpress December 2019 PDF  
HRExpress November 2019 PDF  
HRExpress October 2019 PDF  
HRExpress September 2019 PDF  
HRExpress August 2019 PDF  
HRExpress July 2019 PDF  
HRExpress June 2019 PDF  
HRExpress May 2019 PDF  
HRExpress April 2019 PDF  
HRExpress March 2019 PDF  
HRExpress February 2019 PDF  
HRExpress January 2019 PDF  
HRExpress December 2018 PDF  
HRExpress November 2018 PDF  
HRExpress October 2018 PDF  
HRExpress September 2018 PDF  
HRExpress August 2018 PDF  
HRExpress July 2018 PDF  
HRExpress June 2018 PDF  
HRExpress April 2018 PDF  
HRExpress February 2018 PDF  

Updated 05/072020