Congratulations on the new addition to your family! Whether you’ve given birth, adopted, or welcomed a foster child into your home, there are actions you’ll want to take. These include updating your benefits and exploring the programs that can make this journey that much easier.

Review Leave of Absence Program | Adding to Benefits | Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account | Update Your Beneficiaries | Emotional Support: EAP & Ginger | Concern | Carrot | UHC: Maternity Support | Update Your Tax Withholdings | Estate Planning
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Review Leave of Absence Program

When you welcome a new child to the family, you can take time away from work for maternity or parental leave. Take the following steps to ensure a smooth transition for your leave and return to work:

  • Review Nutanix’s information about your options and details of the Leave of Absence Program.
  • Contact loa@nutanix.com for any leave of absence questions.
  • Notify your manager about the timing of your time off or leave.
  • Contact Prudential at 877-367-7781 to request a leave of absence and apply for short-term disability.

Adding to Benefits

To add your new child to your Nutanix benefits, follow these instructions and make your changes in Workday. You must add your new child to your benefits within 60 days of the birth, date of adoption, or start of foster care.

When making these changes, you may also want to update your voluntary life insurance coverage with Prudential to ensure your family’s financial security in case the unexpected happens.

Please note!

Don’t forget to get a Social Security number for the new addition to your family! While you don’t need a Social Security number to enroll your new family member for benefits, you’ll need it for tax purposes related to your benefits.

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Consider contributing pre-tax dollars to a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA). You can use this account to pay for eligible dependent care expenses that are necessary for you and/or your spouse to work, look for work, or attend school full time. Eligible expenses may include child day care (under the age of 13) or home care for tax-dependent adults. Learn more about the Dependent Care FSA and review eligible expenses—such as pre-school, day camp, after school programs, and more.

Update Your Beneficiaries

Now is the time to update your beneficiary information if you’d like to add your new child.

Emotional Support: EAP & Ginger

Having a new family member can come with new feelings of stress for you and your other family members. Nutanix provides resources to help you handle life’s challenges, build resilience, and ease your stress.

Concern, our EAP provider, offers free and confidential counseling live or virtually 24/7. You can also get referrals to quality providers for childcare, adoption resources, and much more. Visit Concern (access code: nutanix) or call 800-344-4222.

Ginger provides mental wellness support from therapists through chat. This on-demand access to behavioral health coaches and personalized, interactive content is available anytime to support you and your adult dependents. Visit Ginger’s website to learn more.

Carrot Family Planning

Carrot is there for you as your family grows. There are many reasons to reach out, whether you access on-demand resources, work with a lactation consultant, or need support after an adoption. Learn more about how Carrot can support you and your family.

UHC: Maternity Support

If you’re enrolled in the UnitedHealthcare HDHP with HSA or UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus, UnitedHealthcare provides online resources to help you throughout your pregnancy, including video courses on what to expect, plus tips on nutrition, exercise, breastfeeding, and more. Get the information and support you need during your pregnancy and after giving birth. Visit UnitedHealthcare’s website to get started.

Update Your Tax Withholdings

Make updates to your tax withholdings in Workday. (Find detailed instructions on making this update here.)

Estate Planning

If you have a will or living trust, be sure to make any necessary changes to ensure your family’s future is up to date. Concern, our EAP provider, offers access to a legal consultation and discounts on services. Visit Concern (access code: nutanix) or call 800-344-4222.