News & Updates

What doctors can I go to if I am on the Obesity Care Management Program?

Obesity Care Management Program providers can be found on PEBP’s Find a Provider page.

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How may I use a flexible spending account (FSA) to offset costs for orthodontic services?

A flexible spending account is a financial account you put money into that you can use to pay certain out-of-pocket healthcare and dependent care costs. You don’t pay taxes on...

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What is Doctor on Demand?

Doctor on Demand – (DOD) connects CDHP, LD and EPO plan participants face-to-face with a board-certified doctor or licensed psychologist (by appointment) on your smartphone, tablet or computer through live...

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I want to make an appointment at the doctor’s office and I have the Consumer Driven Health Plan (CDHP PPO), what is the name of my plan?

Effective July 1, 2022 for the Consumer Driven Health Plan (PPO) the HealthSCOPE Benefits Aetna Signature Administrators Network is being replaced. HealthSCOPE Benefits is changing its name to UMR. Northern...

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What are the risks of participating in a health care or dependent care FSA?

FSA dollars are “use-it-or-lose-it” funds. In 2022, account balances greater than $570 cannot be carried over from year to year. If you have any unused funds exceeding the limit at...

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Is there a cost to participate in the FSA?

You pay a small administration fee of $3.15 per month to participate in either one or both (medical and/or dependent care) flexible spending accounts.

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What is a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (Dependent Care FSA)?

A dependent care FSA provides a way to pay dependent care expenses and lower your taxable income. You direct part of your before-tax pay into a special account to pay...

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What is a Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account (Limited Purpose FSA)?

The Limited Purpose FSA is a tax-advantaged account that allows employees to set aside a portion of earnings to pay for out-of-pocket dental and vision expenses. Employees who contribute to...

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What is a Medical Flexible Spending Account (Medical FSA)?

The Medical FSA is a tax-advantaged account that allows employees to set aside a portion of earnings to pay for qualified health care expenses that are not paid by insurance...

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How long do I have to submit an eligible receipt for reimbursement from my HRA?

Requests for reimbursement must be submitted within one year (12 months) from the date the service(s) where incurred.

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