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2016

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Health Plan Options for 2016

2016 brings state employees two new health carriers for 2016. Aetna Whole Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma join CommunityCare and GlobalHealth. Also, GlobalHealth and Blue Cross Blue Shield will be offered state wide while Aetna Whole Health will be available in the greater Oklahoma City (Canadian County, Cleveland County and Oklahoma County) area and CommunityCare will continue to be offered in Tulsa. HealthChoice, the state-sponsored indemnity plan again offers the High and Basic plan design. A third HealthChoice plan, the high deductible plan called the HDHP will return in 2016. HealthChoice is offering a new plan called the Focus plan that will be available in the Oklahoma City area.


Listed below are Health, dental and vision plan choices for State employees:

Oklahoma state employees have the option to opt out of the offered benefits. A TRICARE Supplement plan is once again available through the employee benefit program for retired Military Employees.


DENTAL CARRIERS INCLUDE:


VISION PLANS INCLUDE:


VOLUNTARY PAYROLL VENDORS:

In 2016, the Debit Card will again be offered at NO CHARGE: The Flexible Spending Debit card continues gaining popularity among employees. The annual fee of $14.40 usually charged for the card has been paid on behalf of the employee by the Employees Benefits Department.


Option Period is October 1 through October 30, 2015.

Don't forget to enroll online. Last year, 93% of employees chose this convenient enrollment option.

Questions regarding your benefits should be directed to your agency’s Benefits Coordinator. Choose the State Benefits Coordinators list to locate the name and contact information for the Coordinator at your agency.

Throughout the year, you can access the BAS System, for Benefits and Flexible Spending Information. Use the ID and password you selected during Online Enrollment. Please allow Pop Ups from this Site when viewing reports.

 Attention Employees Eligible for Medicare

If you or a dependent are eligible for Medicare, please open, print, and read the attached document. It provides you with important information about your rights under Medicare's Part D prescription drug benefit.


Contact Us

Our Flexible Benefits Representatives are available and ready to answer your benefit questions by telephone Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4:45 PM.
Contact EBD at 405-522-1190 or
toll-free at 1-800-219-8115.