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- Find a doctor, dentist or eye doctor
- Enroll in health and insurance plans
- ID cards
- Change health and insurance coverage
- New dependent
I can’t remember my Your Benefits Resources Web site password. How do I reset it?
If you don’t know your password, log on to the Your Benefits Resources Web site at www.ybr.com/airgas and select I Forgot My Password on the login page to reset your password. Or, if you have established answers to your security questions online, these answers will allow you to access your online accounts. Keep in mind that password reset requests via U.S. Mail can take 7-10 days.
Where is a current list of doctors, dentists, or eye doctors in my plan’s network?
For a list of health care providers in your plan’s network, contact the plan directly. Phone numbers and Web addresses for all Airgas health plan providers are available in this Online Benefits Directory via the links below:
When can I enroll in the health and insurance plans?
You are eligible to enroll in the health and insurance plans with 31 days of your hire date or during annual enrollment. For more information about enrolling for benefits, please refer to the 2011 Enrollment Guide (2,172kb pdf) or the Summary Plan Description (1,272kb pdf).
How do I request a new ID card?
To request a new or replacement ID card, contact your plan directly. Phone numbers and Web address for all Airgas health plan providers are available in this Online Benefits Directory using the links below:
When can I change my health and insurance coverage elections?
You may change your health and insurance coverage elections during annual enrollment or if you have a qualified status change, such as getting married or having a child. For more information about changing your benefit elections, please refer to the 2011 Enrollment Guide (2,172kb pdf) or the Summary Plan Description (1,272kb pdf).
How do I add a new dependent?
To add a dependent due to a birth, marriage, adoption, divorce, etc., contact a Customer Care Representative at 1-877-4AG-BENEFITS or 1-877-424-2363 prior to or within 31 days of the qualifying status change.
Note: Airgas audits dependents enrolled in our health care plans to ensure that they qualify as eligible dependents under the plan. Each year, Airgas plans to conduct a random audit of covered dependents during annual enrollment. Individuals who are not eligible for benefits will be dropped from coverage immediately, and a penalty will be assessed. New employees enrolling dependents or current employees adding dependents to Airgas plans will be asked to provide proof of dependent eligibility before coverage takes effect. For more information about this process, see Certifying Your Dependents (94kb pdf). See the 2011 Enrollment Guide (2,172kb pdf) or Summary Plan Description (1,272kb pdf) for details about eligible dependents.
Who do I contact with questions about a health care claim?
For information regarding a medical, dental or vision plan claim, contact your plan’s member services department. Phone numbers and Web addresses for all Airgas health plan providers are available in this Online Benefits Directory via the links below:
How do I check the status of my health care or dependent care spending account claims or balance?
If you are enrolled in one or both spending accounts, log on to Your Benefits Resources at www.ybr.com/airgas and select the link for the Your Spending Account Web site.
How do I apply for short-term disability (STD) benefits?
To receive STD benefits, you must apply and submit medical evidence that your illness or injury makes you unable to perform your regular job. Phone numbers and Web sites for the company-provided and supplemental STD coverage providers are available on this Online Benefits Directory at the following link:
How do I enroll in the 401(k) Plan or change my investments?
You can enroll in the 401(k) Plan or make changes to your investments at any time on the Vanguard Web site at www.vanguard.com or by calling 1-800-523-1188.
How do I enroll in the Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)?
You can enroll in the ESPP during one of the quarterly enrollment periods. Typically, the enrollment periods are the two-week periods at the end of a calendar quarter for an effective date of the first day of the next quarter. For example, a July 1, 2008 enrollment effective date has an enrollment period of June 15–30, 2008. To enroll in the ESPP and for additional information, contact E*Trade online at www.etrade.com/enroll or by calling 1-800-838-0908.