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Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming June 2021

Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming June 2021

TSEA December 4, 2020 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming June 2021

(UPDATE: An early version of this article stated there would not be a deduction in June 2021; however, while the premium holiday is for June 2021, the deduction will not appear on your May

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Limited Opportunity for Members to Change to Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) Network

Limited Opportunity for Members to Change to Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) Network

TSEA June 1, 2020 Comments Off on Limited Opportunity for Members to Change to Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) Network

The IRS issued guidance and the Insurance Committees approved a special mid-year opportunity for certain plan members to enroll in the Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP) network from June 8-19, 2020. This limited offer allows

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Cigna LocalPlus network changes

Cigna LocalPlus network changes

TSEA May 22, 2020 Comments Off on Cigna LocalPlus network changes

Effective June 1, 2020, HCA TriStar will no longer be part of Cigna’s provider network LocalPlus. Instead, LocalPlus members in Middle Tennessee will now have access to in-network hospital care at St. Thomas facilities

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Insurance Premium Holiday for Active State and Higher Ed employees coming in May

Insurance Premium Holiday for Active State and Higher Ed employees coming in May

TSEA May 4, 2020 Comments Off on Insurance Premium Holiday for Active State and Higher Ed employees coming in May

With all the stressful news lately, we wanted to remind state and higher education employees of some upcoming good news. Our Executive Director made a motion at a State Group Insurance meeting earlier this

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Insurance committee waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing

Insurance committee waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing

TSEA March 18, 2020 Comments Off on Insurance committee waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing

Staff Report With concerns of COVID-19 spreading across Tennessee, many state employees are not only worried about exposure to the virus but how will testing for it be covered. State, local education, and local

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Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

TSEA March 5, 2020 Comments Off on Join ParTNers for Health: #4Mind4Body Lunch and Learn Sessions

ParTNers for Health has joined Optum, our behavioral health/EAP vendor, and ActiveHealth, our wellness program vendor, to host a series of lunch and learn sessions on a variety of topics, ranging from changing eating

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Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

TSEA January 28, 2020 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday Coming This May

The State Group Insurance Committee recently voted to give all active state and higher education employees an insurance premium holiday this May. An insurance premium holiday means that active state and higher education employees

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2020 Annual Enrollment Dates

2020 Annual Enrollment Dates

TSEA August 2, 2019 Comments Off on 2020 Annual Enrollment Dates

It is not too early for state and higher education employees to begin thinking about any changes they need or want to make during the annual enrollment transfer period (AETP). The changes will be

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An important message for members enrolled in Cigna Health Insurance

An important message for members enrolled in Cigna Health Insurance

TSEA February 5, 2019 Comments Off on An important message for members enrolled in Cigna Health Insurance

In September of last year, Benefits Administration was informed that Cigna and Tenet Healthcare were terminating their relationship for 2019. This has changed and the organizations have reached an agreement. This means Tenet will

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Walmart signs multi-year agreement with CVS Caremark

Walmart signs multi-year agreement with CVS Caremark

TSEA January 18, 2019 Comments Off on Walmart signs multi-year agreement with CVS Caremark

Good news from Benefits Administration for state group insurance plan members who use Walmart for prescriptions; Walmart will remain in the CVS Caremark network. CVS Caremark has reached a new multi-year agreement with Walmart

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