If you are an active employee or retiree, please log on to your E-PEBP Portal and click on PEBP+ to enroll/make changes to your voluntary benefits.
Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2022 is May 1st through May 31st! Any changes or new selections will become effective July 1st.
PEBP is transitioning voluntary benefit vendors from Coresteam to Benefit Focus beginning January 1, 2022. There will be a year end Special Enrollment Period for voluntary benefits for a 1/1/22 effective date, to ensure members can continue their voluntary benefits with minimal disruption. Aflac, Metlife, Travelers, and ASPCA will no longer be offered through the group plan effective 1/1/22. Members will have an opportunity to transition their plan to a direct bill with the carriers listed above or cancel their plan. The Standard, ID watchdog, LegalEASE, Liberty Mutual. Nationwide, and VSP will remain as carriers with Benefit Focus. For more information please view the March 25 Board Meeting notes.
There are some benefits you can enroll in during open enrollment and some you can enroll in at anytime. Please click here for more information.
Accident Insurance – Aflac
In the event of a covered accident, the plan pays cash benefits to help with the costs associated with out-of-pocket expenses and bills including ambulance rides, wheelchairs or crutches, emergency room visits, surgery and anesthesia, bandages, stitches, and casts Enrollment is available to new hires, newly eligible, and during open enrollment. If you have questions about a new or existing individual policy, please call 1-855-901-1100. *Note: For retirees, the Aflac products are individual not group products.
Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance – Liberty Mutual, MetLife, Travelers
This program allows you to apply to purchase quality group auto and home insurance with special group discounts. A variety of insurance policies are available through the program including auto, home, landlord’s rental dwelling, condo, mobile home, renter’s, recreational vehicle, boat, personal excess liability (“umbrella”), and fire. To speak with an insurance consultant for free insurance reviews and no-obligation premium quotes call 1-855-901-1100. To make the most accurate comparisons, have your current policies with you when you call.
Critical Illness – Aflac
When diagnosed with a critical illness such as cancer, a heart attack (myocardial infarction), or stroke, critical illness insurance can help meet out-of-pocket expenses. Such as, transportation to a distant medical facility, specialized treatment costs, and living expenses for rent, mortgage, and utility bills. Enrollment is available to new hires, newly eligible, and during open enrollment. If you have questions about a new or existing individual policy, please call 1-855-901-1100. *Note: For retirees, the Aflac products are individual not group products.
Hospital Indemnity – Aflac
Aflac group supplemental hospital indemnity insurance plan can help cover what your major medical insurance may not cover. Providing financial assistance to enhance your current coverage so you can avoid dipping into savings or having to borrow to cover out-of-pocket-expenses that health insurance was never intended to cover. Enrollment is available to new hires, newly eligible, and during open enrollment. If you have questions about a new or existing individual policy, please call 1-855-901-1100. *Note: For retirees, the Aflac products are individual not group products.
Identity Theft – ID Watchdog
In the event of identity theft, ID Watchdog’s Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialists restore identity back to pre-incident state. Through continuous credit monitoring, services include a $1 Million expense reimbursement insurance and a 100% resolution guarantee by monitoring over twenty-five categories of personal information and scanning over one billion data points. Contact Customer Care at 1-844-521-1924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Legal Services – LegalEASE
Whether you are dealing with an existing legal or financial concern, or preparing for an unexpected situation, a legal benefits plan provides access to a national network of over 18,000 attorneys who are matched to your specific legal disputes. Providing coverage for home and residential, financial and consumer, auto and traffic, family and estate planning needs. Enrollment is available to new hires, newly eligible, and during open enrollment. To learn more about your legal insurance plan, call 1-800-248-9000 and reference “State of Nevada.”
Long Term Disability – The Standard
Long Term Disability insurance can help pay the bills if you become disabled and cannot work for a longer amount of time. This insurance replaces a portion of your pay when you miss work because of a covered disability. It also provides partial benefit payments after you return to work, and if your disability returns within a period of time, benefits can resume with no waiting period. Contact The Standard at 1-888-288-1270 for more information.
Pet Insurance – ASPCA and Nationwide Pet Health Insurance
Pet plans from Nationwide offer coverage for vet bills, with 90% reimbursement for accidents, illnesses and more. Get a quote by calling 1-877-738-7874. Team members who are already enrolled will have the opportunity to change plans only during their regular renewal period by calling 1-888-341-0789.
Pet plans from ASPCA cover accident, illness, cancer, hereditary conditions, therapies, behavioral issue, and more. Call 1-877-343-5314 for a free quote.
Vision Care – VSP
The VSP network doctor list includes skilled and certified optometrists and ophthalmologists selected based on their professional licensing, work history, education, malpractice history, professional liability, and ethics. Coverage includes up to $140 allowance on frames with the base plan or up to $220 with the buy-up plan. There is also 20% savings on frame cost over your allowance each year with either plan. Enrollment is currently available to new hires, newly eligible, and during open enrollment. To find a VSP doctor in your neighborhood call VSP customer service at 1-855-901-1100.
Voluntary Life – The Standard
Group policy Voluntary Life insurance is a financial protection plan that provides a cash benefit to a beneficiary upon the death of the insured. Voluntary Life insurance is an addition to the Life insurance active members already receive for their State service. Contact the Standard for more information at 1-888-288-1270.
Vendors and Other Opportunities
Shopping for a car or a new phone is easy. Shopping for healthcare is not. Healthcare Bluebook solves this problem by providing an intuitive, easy to use web and mobile platform that enables patients to look up services and compare providers on cost and quality. Knowing price and quality before receiving care can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars and ensure that you receive the best possible care. By using Healthcare Bluebook you are eligible to earn rewards. Healthcare Bluebook will automatically determine reward eligibility based on claims data and send the reward to you by check.
Doctor on Demand – (DOD)
Doctor of Demand connects CDHP, LD-PPO, and Premier (EPO) Plan participants face-to-face with a board-certified doctor or licensed psychologist (by appointment) on your smartphone, tablet or computer through live video. To learn more – and see a short video showing what an experience is like, go to: http://www.doctorondemand.com/pebp.
- If you are a CDHP participant, Doctor On Demand medical visits are $49 per visit. Visits with a psychologist are $79 for 25 minutes and $119 for 50 minutes. Psychiatric 45-minute initial visit is $229 and $99 for a 15-minute follow-up visit.
- If you are a LD-PPO participant, Doctor On Demand medical visits are $10 per visit. Visits with a psychologist are $20 for 25 minutes and $35 for 50 minutes. Psychiatric 45-minute initial visit is $35 and $20 for a 15-minute follow-up visit.
- If you are a Premier (EPO) Plan participant, Doctor On Demand medical visits are $10 per visit. Visits with a psychologist are $20 for 25 minutes and $35 for 50 minutes. Psychiatric 45-minute initial visit is $35 and $20 for a 15-minute follow-up visit.
Nevada Deferred Comp (NDC) is a voluntary retirement savings plan, offered through PEBP, to increase your personal savings for retirement, serve as an essential supplement to your NVPERS pension, and possibly lower your current taxable income. To view the summary plan document, NDC enrollment form, and the payroll contribution form click here.
The Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN), is an organization that addresses the problems of active and retired employees. Please see their Newsletter for more information or complete their Membership Application.
The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) is offered to NSHE employees. If you currently have a retirement plan with TIAA Cref they recommend that you meet with a finical assistance at least once a year. To set up your appointment or for more information please visit tiaa.org/nshe.
Nevada Prepaid Tuition
Tuition prices increase an average of 6% a year, but you can get tomorrow’s in-state tuition at today’s prices with Nevada Prepaid Tuition.
For more information regarding Student Loan Ombudsman, NV529 College Saving Pans, Millennium Scholarship for High School Students, Millennium Scholarship, and Kick Start Program click on the program you are interested in.
You can also view the informational videos below:
If you find yourself asking questions like: Do I have the right diagnosis? Am I on the best treatment path and medications? Is this surgery or procedure the best option for me? How can I find the best local doctor for my medical needs or my surgery? Then 2nd MD will get you the help and answers you need. Click here to view their flyer.
2nd MD helps members make informed choices when faced with important healthcare decisions such as; giving them more than one treatment option, helping them understand the benefits and risk of each, and increasing members’ confidence that they are moving forward with the right treatment decision.
Amplifon Hearing Health Care
PEBP has teamed up with Amplifon to offer you quality hearing health care. If you think you may have hearing loss and are interested in a hearing exam or hearing devices please click here for more information.