New employees are onboarding constantly around the A&M System. iBenefits allows Processors to create New Employee “events” at any time during the year. A New Employee event consists of a “Default Coverage” document created with the event and, if the employee elects to self-enroll in benefits, an additional “Employee Enrollment” document. See Creating a New Employee Document for more information about creating the New Employee event.
As experienced Processors know, information about new employees is not always perfectly known in advance. So, iBenefits allows you to adjust data on a New Employee event after creation. See Adjusting Data on a New Employee Document for help making this kind of change.
The process iBenefits follows to determine the posting date – and validity – of New Employee documents is complex. It is helpful to understand how iBenefits will process a New Employee event to ensure that you manage the new employee’s expectations appropriately. See How iBenefits Manages New Employee Coverage Start Dates and Posting for more information about this important process.
Also see Automatic Processing of New Employee Documents for additional details about the management of New Employee events.
Questions? See the New Employee FAQ for answers to common new employee questions.