6
MAR

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most common in people ages 50 and older.The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting at age 50. There are often no signs or symptoms of colorectal cancer - that's why it's so important to get screened. Your PEBTF preventive health......
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5
FEB

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. To lower your risk:Watch your weightQuit smoking and stay away from secondhand smokeControl your cholesterol and blood pressureIf you drink alcohol, drink only in moderationGet active and eat healthyREAD MORE

31
JAN

Important Information Needed to File Your 2018 Federal Taxes

For Active Employees and Non-Medicare Eligible Retirees Enrolled in the Retired Employees Health Program (REHP) or Retired Pennsylvania State Police Health Program (RPSPP) MembersWatch your mail for important tax information. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that the PEBTF provides you with an annual notice summarizing your and your dependents' enrollment in the PEBTF health coverage.  Active Employee Members:  You will recei......
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28
JAN

Lab Services Under the PPO Option for Members in the Wilkes-Barre Area

Quest Diagnostics closed its Wilkes Barre, PA Patient Service Center (PSC).  If you are enrolled in the Basic PPO or Choice PPO option, you will have zero copay if you use Quest Diagnostics or LabCorp for your covered lab services.  If you do not use Quest Diagnostics or LabCorp, you will pay a $30 lab copayment.Members in the Wilkes-Barre area may visit this location for lab services:Commonwealth Health203 E. Main Street Plymouth, PA  18651(570-......
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18
JAN

NVA Introduces New Mobile App

NVA Member Mobile AppVision Benefits on the GoThe NVA app is ready to download on Google Play for Android users and the App store for iPhone users. What can the NVA app do?With the NVA vision benefits member app, users can:Find an in-network vision care provider nearby, call the provider to set-up an appointment, and get driving directions.Check benefit information on eye exams, eyeglass lenses and frames, and conta......
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1
JAN

Virtual Visits Under Your Mental Health & Substance Abuse Plan

For PEBTF Active Members and REHP Non-Medicare Eligible RetireesYou are now able to talk and see a mental health provider online, in the privacy and comfort of your own home.  Virtual visits are a convenient option for members who have busy schedules, have difficulty getting to appointments or where it may be a distance to visit a provider. So how does the virtual visit work?Log on to Liveandworkwell.com, 24/7 with your......
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