15
JUL

July 12 – New Medicare Plan Effective January 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, all Medicare-eligible retired commonwealth employees and their dependents currently covered under PPO and HMO plans through the Retired Employees Health Program (REHP) will be enrolled in an open-access PPO plan through Aetna. Under the new open-access plan, members gain more flexibility and will be able to see any provider that accepts Medicare and receive in-network benefits. This means that all members will be able......
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5
FEB

Coronavirus – Trusted Information Source

Most likely you are seeing news reports on the coronavirus.  The PA Department of Health has information about this virus on its website.  Click on the link below for more information.......
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31
JAN

Important Information Needed to File Your 2019 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) Members Watch 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: The PEBTF will mail a F......
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8
JAN

Teladoc Available to Aetna and Highmark Members

You have the option to visit your primary care doctor or a network urgent care center when your doctor's office is closed.  Now you have another option - Teladoc.  Teladoc is available 24/7, 365 days a year and may be accessed by web, phone or mobile app.More information may be found in the Winter 2020 PEBTF Benefit News or ......
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8
JAN

Diabetes Prevention Program Offered by Your Medical Plan

The PEBTF's medical plans now offer free Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPPs) to members who are identified as having prediabetes or score as high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. A DPP is a year-long program consisting of 16 weekly lessons, followed by monthly sessions for the rest of the year.  The lifestyle change program is designed to help you lose weight, adopt healthy habits and reduce your risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.For more informat......
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