Benefits Updates

State Health Plan Changes (May 5, 2017 Announcement)

The State Health Plan’s Board of Trustees recently approved some changes that will affect your health coverage.  Please see the information below for more detail.   

Eliminating the Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP 85/15) - Effective Jan. 1, 2018

  • Employees currently enrolled will receive an email with more details and required actions.

 Premium changes - Effective Jan. 1, 2018

  • Premiums for family coverage will be frozen. This does not include employee/spouse or employee/children tiers.

  • The wellness premium credit activities will be reduced from three activities to one: the tobacco attestation activity.

  • The base premium for employee-only coverage will be:

    • Traditional 70/30 Plan -- $25 per month

    • Enhanced 80/20 Plan -- $50 per month

    • Please note the base premiums include the tobacco attestation premium credit

Wellness benefit changes – In effect now

  • Stork Rewardsthe maternity incentive program, has been discontinued.

No new members are able to enroll in the program. Those members currently enrolled and who meet the criteria to receive the incentive will be able to do so. Maternity coaching will still be available to employees through NC HealthSmart.

  • The cost of the Diabetes Prevention Program and Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less (ESMMWL) will no longer be subsidized.

Plan members will continue to have lifestyle coaching available through NC HealthSmart. Members may also visit a local in-network dietitian to discuss their risk for diabetes or receive assistance with weight management, as allowed under their benefit plan.  The Plan has several online resources for members, like the Diabetes Resource Center available on the state health plan’s website.

Human Resources Department - Benefits

9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
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