Abbreviations & Acronyms

Common abbreviations and acronyms used throughout various facets of departmental benefits processes:

AD&D Accidental Death & Dismemberment
BELI Benefits Eligibility Level Indicator
CAP Capital Accumulation Provision
COBRA Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
DBA Departmental Benefits Assistant
DCP Defined Contribution Plan
DEPCARE Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
DNOT Departmental Notice of Short Term Disability
EE Employee of the University of California and affiliates
FMLA Family Medical Leave Act
GPA Garnett-Powers & Associates
HAPC Highest Average Plan Compensation
HCRA Health Care Reimbursement Account
HMO Health Maintenance Organization
LWOP Leave without pay
LWP Leave with pay
NEO New Employee Orientation
OE Open Enrollment
PERS Public Employee Retirement System
PIE Period of Initial Eligibility
POS Point of Service
PPO Preferred Provider Organization
RSVP Retirement and Savings Program (UC)
SOH Statement of Health
SPD Summary Plan Description
SQC Status Qualifier Code
SRA Salary Reduction Agreement
TIP Tax Savings on Insurance Premiums
UCRP University of California Retirement Plan
UCRS University of California Retirement System
VSP Vision Service Plan
WHA Western Health Advantage
YGIP Your Group Insurance Plans