Reminder: Open Enrollment Starts November 2

November 1, 2019
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The State Health Plan is also requiring everyone to re-enroll in their Medical BCBS benefit or else default to the 70/30 plan without the tobacco attestation credit applied. Check your inbox for more information from Crystal Savell. 

What is changing?


  • IMS will be replaced with Delta Dental
  • Premium rates and deductible will remain the same
  • We will have access to the Delta Dental network of dentists


  • Envolve will be replaced with EyeMed
  • Rates will decrease slightly
  • Frame allowance will increase to $130, meaning EyeMed will pay more toward a new pair of glasses


  • The same network will be available in 2020 as in 2019.
  • Premiums, for the second year in a row have been frozen for 2020 at the same rate as 2019
  • The 70/30 Plan has several changes:
    • Preventive services will be covered at 100% (copays have been eliminated)
    • Primary Care Provider (PCP) copay reduced from $45 down to $30 when you visit the PCP listed on your ID card
    • Medical coinsurance and pharmacy maximums will be combined into one maximum out-of-pocket amount
    • Deductible and some copays have changed
  • The 80/20 Plan remains the same, with no changes to any out-of-pocket amounts


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