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2015 Plan Year Open Enrollment. Content. Open Enrollment New Benefit Contracts Benefit Changes Important Reminders BeWell & New HIP Wellness Program Contact Information. 2. Open Enrollment – Dates. Benefit elections can be made online at www.yes.az.gov October 27 - November 21, 2014.

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2015 plan year open enrollment

2015 Plan Year

Open Enrollment


Content

Content

Open Enrollment

New Benefit Contracts

Benefit Changes

Important Reminders

BeWell & New HIP Wellness Program

Contact Information

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Open enrollment dates

Open Enrollment – Dates

Benefit elections can be made online at

www.yes.az.gov

October 27 - November 21, 2014

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Open enrollment benefit expos

Open Enrollment – Benefit Expos

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Open enrollment communication

Open Enrollment – Communication

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Open enrollment elections

Open Enrollment – Elections

Positive Open Enrollment for 2015

IMPORTANT! Members will be required to actively elect benefits online for:

Medical

Vision

Life and Disability

Health Care Flexible Spending Account

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

If members do not take action to dental benefits, current elections will automatically continue.

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Open enrollment premiums

Open Enrollment – Premiums

NO PREMIUM INCREASES!

No increases for Medical or Dental

Premium reduction for Vision

Premium reduction for Life and Short-Term Disability

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New benefit contracts

New Benefit Contracts

No Vendor Changes except BCBS of AZ will replace AmeriBen

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Benefit changes medical dental

Benefit Changes–Medical & Dental

HSA Plan IRS limitation adjustments

Plan Year deductible increase

$1,300 Single/$2,600 Family In-Network

$2,600 Single/$5,200 Family Out-of-Network

Annual contribution limit increase

$3,350 Single

$6,650 Family

Dental-no changes to plan design, rate, or carrier

If members do not take action to dental benefits, current elections will automatically continue

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Benefit changes vision

Benefit Changes – Vision

Premium reduction with a 4-tier plan structure

LASIK allowance increase from $300 to $600 (“in lieu of” limitation removed)

Hearing Discount Plan available at no cost for all eligible employees and their dependents

Access to EPIC Hearing Health Care national network

Savings on all name brand hearing aid technology

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Benefit changes vision1

Benefit Changes – Vision

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Benefit changes life and ad d

Benefit Changes – Life and AD&D

Definition for Wavier of Premium provision while disabled revised from ‘Own Occupation’ to ‘Any Occupation’

At the end of the elimination period, you may qualify for Waiver of Premium if you are prevented from performing one or more essential duties of Any Occupation

ASRS participants will be required to contact The Hartford for Waiver of Premium claim filing

Change will only affect LTD claims with dates of disability on or after January 1, 2015

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Benefit changes life and ad d1

Benefit Changes – Life and AD&D

Supplemental Life Insurance/AD&D

Premium reductions

Increased coverage amount from $300,000 to $500,000 or up to 3 X annual salary

For 2015 only, coverage can be increased in increments of $5,000 up to the plan maximum; future enrollments will be limited in an increase of $20,000

Dependent Life Insurance/AD&D

Premium reductions for $50,000 option

New coverage option of $10,000 available

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Benefit changes life and ad d2

Benefit Changes – Life and AD&D

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Benefit changes std

Benefit Changes – STD

Premium reduction-new rate $.65/$100

Maximum duration of benefits

Injury benefits start on the 1st day of injury up to 26 weeks

Illness benefits start on the 31st day of illness up to 22 weeks; or

Illness benefits start on the 61st day of illness up to 18 weeks

Benefit payment offset by 100% of employee paid sick, annual and donated leave after the waiting period is exhausted

Change will only affect STD claims with dates of disability on or after January 1, 2015

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Important reminders

Important Reminders

Y.E.S. now requires users to reset their password

Members electing coverage with Blue Cross Blue Shield or UnitedHealthcare will receive new ID cards

Keep beneficiary information updated - carefully review beneficiaries and make changes if needed

If you are enrolling a dependent, supporting documentation may be required

Print benefit election confirmation

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Important reminders1

Important Reminders

Employees can access benefit material and notices online at www.benefitoptions.az.gov

Summary of Benefits and Coverage

Plan Descriptions

Certificates of Coverage

Open Enrollment Guides

Members electing benefits with Benefit Options will be receiving a postcard with information on where to obtain their benefit material

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Bewell wellness programs and services

BeWell Wellness Programs and Services

The BeWell Wellness Benefit includes the following:

  • Mini health screenings

  • Mobile mammography and prostate cancer screenings

  • Seasonal flu shots (in progress now)

  • EAP services through ComPsych for contracted agencies

  • Tobacco Cessations Program

  • Quarterly Health Initiatives with resource materials and educational information

    Please visit www.benefitoptions.az.gov/wellness for a complete listing of services and schedule of events.

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Bewell health impact program new for 2014

BeWell Health Impact Program-NEW for 2014

Program Enhancement for Plan Year 2015

  • The BeWell Health Impact Program (HIP) is a wellness enhancement to the current State of Arizona Benefit Options Plan, effective October 1, 2014-September 30, 2015.

  • Specifically, HIP is designed as an incentive based employee wellness program for benefits eligibleState of Arizona employees. Employees who successfully complete the program by reaching 500 activity points may be eligible to receive up to $200.

  • Participants will accumulate points by engaging in a variety of wellness programs and activities, then self-reporting their progress in the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living online portal.

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2015 plan year open enrollment

BeWell Health Impact Program-NEW for 2014

Program Tools

The Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Online Portal will provide the health assessment tool and tracking system as a component of HIP:

  • The online portal will serve as the database for all employee self-reported health activities

  • Verification of activities will also be a function of the online portal

  • Only active, benefits eligible employees will have access to the portal

  • Healthy Living online is available now at http://bewellstaywell.az.gov

  • Complete program information will be available at http://benefitoptions.az.gov/wellness

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Bewell health impact program activities

BeWell Health Impact Program-Activities

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Contact information

Contact Information

Human Resources Division

Benefit Services

100 N 15th Ave # 103

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Website: www.benefitoptions.az.gov

Email: [email protected]

(602) 542-5008 / (800) 304-3687

Wellness Coordinators:

Contact Email: [email protected]

Lauren Thomas: [email protected]

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