Employers have many good reasons to promote healthy outcomes for employees, like keeping State Health Plan costs comparatively low. PEBA Chief Operating Officer Sarah Corbett discusses why these costs matter to employers and how public health trends are affecting costs over time. She also talks about resources PEBA has to help employers, like PEBA Perks and the turnkey toolkits for promoting value-based benefits at www.PEBAHealthHub.com.
State Health Plan-primary members gained access to Blue CareOnDemand in 2017. This service lets you bypass the waiting room when you’re sick or travelling and instead connect with your doctor through a video visit on your computer or smartphone. Analytics & Health Initiatives Director Laura Smoak and Health Initiatives Coordinator Thomas Orton discuss who is using Blue CareOnDemand, how it works and when it’s a good option for medical care.
Registration is open for PEBA’s Benefits at Work Conference, which is coming up September 11-13, 2017, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. PEBA Employer Services Director Jennifer Dolder discusses what attendees will learn during this year’s event. She also explains how the conference will tie into the Navigating Your Benefits material now available to explain PEBA insurance and retirement issues to members.
Learn more at http://www.peba.sc.gov/baw.html.