New Hires

Now is the time to make sure you have the benefits that are right for you and your family. Benefits elected during the enrollment period become effective on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous employment.

Outside of enrollment as a new hire, Associates have the opportunity to make plan changes during the annual Open Enrollment period for the upcoming Benefit Program Plan Year that begins on January 1st

Family Planning

Choosing to expand your family can be an exciting adventure; but what that journey looks like is different for everyone. Which is why HBC offers many benefits and resources to help you navigate and customize your family planning experience.. This includes adoption & surrogacy reimbursement assistance and support services. As well as a paid parental leave program. 

You may also take advantage of no cost services including pregnancy and postpartum support, offered through Maven, and 24/7 support through the Optum employee assistance program.

However you decide to expand your family, our suite of Benefit resources are here to assist in your physical and mental health.


Several key areas of your lifestyle are considered dimensions of overall Wellness. They include: social connectedness, exercise, nutrition, sleep and mindfulness. Each one has an impact on your physical and mental health. By making simple and healthy choices on a daily basis, you will be well on your way towards reducing stress, having positive social interactions and achieving optimal wellness.


You have a choice in health care. HBC health benefits give you greater flexibility to choose a level of coverage that balances health care needs with your budget.


Building a healthy financial future is just as important as taking care of your health needs today. 


HBC strives to meet the needs of our diverse population by providing programs and services necessary to maintain a successful balance between work and personal lives.

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News & Events

2024 Annual Benefit Plan Limits

The IRS recently announced changes to the 2024 Annual Benefit Plan Limits. To view these changes, click here. 

2024 Cigna Medical Cards

Cigna will be mailing new medical cards to everyone that enrolled in 2024 benefits. The card can be used for both medical and prescription needs and should be received by the last week of December. If you do not receive your card before the new year, contact Cigna at 1-855-281-1206 for assistance.

What are your financial resolutions?

As 2024 approaches, it’s a great time to take a fresh approach to your finances. Whether you’re saving for an established goal, getting started with your retirement planning, or creating an emergency fund, Merrill has resources to help you on your way. Click below to register for one or both upcoming webinar sessions.

Planning for the Retirement You Want - December 13 - 12 - 1 p.m. (EST)
Financial Wellness for the Holidays - December 14 - 3 - 4 p.m. (EST)