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Benefits status change
Death of a spouse/domestic partner or a dependent may impact your benefit elections. You have 30 calendar days following the death of a covered family member to change health, life and AD&D coverage. For help in doing this, speak with a TI Benefits Center representative through TI HR Connect at 888-660-1411, select option 1. Also, see "Survivor support service" below.

Survivor support service
TI provides help in processing death-related health and financial benefits for active-status employees, their spouses/domestic partners and dependents/executors. This service will take you step-by-step through the process. Read the details at the Survivor Services Benefit page.

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TI HR Connect
Employees should call the TI Benefits Center using HR Connect to report the death of a family member who is covered under TI benefits. The benefits center will walk the employee through the process. The HR Connect number is 888-660-1411. Select the option to be redirected to the TI Benefits Center.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Work-Life Resources
TI offers a free employee assistance program through Magellan that can help you through changes or issues at any stage of your life, whether they be work-related or personal. The EAP provides free counseling sessions using a solution-oriented therapy approach to problem resolution and a comprehensive online library of work-life resources including articles, tools, webinars/podcasts, calculators, self-assessments and more. Work-Life topics include childcare, senior care, daily needs, education, adoption and special needs. You can find additional information on the EAP* website or by calling TI HR Connect at 888-660-1411 and selecting the option for employee assistance programs, then option 1 to speak to someone in person. You can also call Magellan directly at 800-888-CARE (2273).


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myConcierge
The myConcierge* service can assist with floral delivery or even funeral planning. There is no charge to use TIers to use this service. The concierge service is offered as an employee benefit; you only pay for the goods and services that you request to have arranged, plus any applicable taxes or vendor delivery fees. For contact information visit the myConcierge webpage.

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Update beneficiaries
You might wish to change the beneficiary designation for your life insurance or investment plans. To update your beneficiaries using NetBenefits*, select the Your Profile tab and then select the "Beneficiaries" link.  Follow the step-by-step process to update beneficiaries for your insurance and investment options. To update your beneficiaries by phone, call the TI Benefits Center through TI HR Connect at 888-660-1411 and select option 1. Download form here.

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Update tax deductions (W-4)
With the loss of a family member, you might need to make changes to your W-4 tax deductions. To review your W-4 and/or make changes, use the W-4 tax information tool*. There is also a federal tax estimator* available to help you estimate the effect of any changes in withholding elections on your net paycheck. These tools can also be found on myInfolink.ti.com > Career & Benefits > Payroll > W-4 Tax Information*. If you have signed up for MyPay, you can model your W-4 changes using the MyPay what-if tool available from the MyPay* page.

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Update emergency contacts
With the loss of a family member or loved one, you might need to change your emergency contact information. You can do this atmyInfolink.ti.com > Career & Benefits > My Information > Personal Information*. For questions, contact the TI HR Service Center through TI HR Connect at 888-660-1411 and select the option for HR and Payroll.

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