Access to Attorneys
There are many common eldercare issues that can arise in the area of elder law, including
- estate planning
- long term care insurance
- navigating Medicare/Medicaid
- and other legal and financial questions that arise
Through Life GuidanceResources & EAP you can speak with an attorney at no cost. Call 855-327-4479. All Baystate Health team members and their adult household members are eligible for a free 30-minute consultation. If your question can not be answered and you require representation, you will receive a referral to a qualified attorney in your area for a complimentary consultation and 25% reduction in customary legal fees thereafter.
Legal insurance is available for purchase to all benefits-eligible team members and provides access to network of more than 11,000 attorneys. Enrollment and cancellation in the Hyatt Legal Plan is available during benefits open-enrollment or a change in employment status only. To learn more, click on the flyer.
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
You can contribute up to $5,000 per year of pre-tax dollars to a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) to use for elder care expenses incurred while at work. The elder must be a tax-qualified dependent. Go to eWorkplace/Benefits for more information.