30
JUL

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Trusted Information

Most likely you are seeing news reports on the coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 is most commonly spread through respiratory droplets, so you should take the same steps that health care providers recommend to prevent the spread of the flu and other viruses, including washing your hands, avoiding touching your face, and covering coughs and sneezes.Here is what the PEBTF is doing to keep you and your family healthy. Check back to this website for updates: Medical......
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29
JUL

Quit For Life Program

Special Offer Hurry for this limited time offer: September 1 - September 30 Gum. Patches. Or Both. Get the tools you need to help you quit tobacco this September. Enroll today at www.quitnow.net/pebtf. When you enroll in Quit For Life® and talk with a Quit Coach® this September, you may get two extra boxes of gum plus......
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28
JUL

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Now In Network for Basic PPO, Choice PPO, and Bronze Members

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), located at 1331 East Wyoming Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, provides comprehensive cancer care and is in network with the following PEBTF and REHP non-Medicare plans: Choice PPO - Aetna Bronze Plan - Aetna Basic PPO - Highmark This addition will increase member choice and improve hospital and physician access for oncology services in the Philadelphia area. CTCA is a 74 licensed bed facility. T......
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24
JUN

Confirm Your Spouse/Domestic Partner is Still Eligible for PEBTF Benefits Take Action by August 31, 2020

For Employees Hired on or After August 1, 2003 Refer to the information that was mailed to you the end of June. Follow the instructions for completing the attestation and please do so by the due date. If you do not complete the annual attestation by August 31, 2020, your spouse/domestic partner will be terminated from PEBTF health benefits. Please note, domestic partners are eligible for PEBTF benefits through December 31, 2020 (refer to the letter you received rega......
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21
MAY

Phone Scam Prevention

Do Not Provide Benefit Information Over the Phone While many of us are spending more time at home during the pandemic, you may have heard reports of an increase in telephone scams. This is a reminder that you should not provide personal information such as Social Security number, credit card information, bank account information or medical benefit information to an unsolicited caller. The PEBTF received a report about a call from “the Wellness Center.” If you re......
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13
MAY

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Be Kind to Your Mind - Tips to Cope with Stress During COVID-19 Pause. Breathe. Notice how you feel. Take Breaks from COVID-19 content. Make Time to sleep and exercise. Reach Out and stay connected. Seek Help if overwhelmed or unsafe. Source: CDC Your mental health and substance use benefit is pr......
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