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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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Annual Enrollment October 2018

Annual Enrollment October 2018

TSEA September 28, 2018 Comments Off on Annual Enrollment October 2018

The Annual Enrollment period, the time you can make changes to your benefits, began Monday, October 1! October 1-12: State and Higher Education (ends at 4:30 p.m. Central time) October 1-26: Retirees, Local Ed.

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Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

TSEA May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Gov. Haslam Vetoes proton therapy cancer treatment option for state employees

Governor Haslam has vetoed legislation which would have provided state employees coverage under the state group insurance plan for physician prescribed hypofractionated proton therapy for cancer treatment as an alternative to radiation treatment. SB367/HB523

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Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

TSEA April 27, 2018 Comments Off on Health Insurance Premium Holiday coming this November

We are happy to announce that today (4/27/2018) the State Group Insurance Committee voted to give all state employees, higher education employees and pre-65 retirees a health insurance premium holiday for November 2018. This

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State Insurance Committee Election results

State Insurance Committee Election results

TSEA November 9, 2017 Comments Off on State Insurance Committee Election results

This morning, TSEA received the results of the election for the vacant seat on the state insurance committee. We’d like to congratulate the winner: Michelle Consiglio-Young, with the Tennessee Supreme Court, Administrative Office of

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