PEBB Premium Surcharge and Wellness
Action Will Be Required: Premium Surcharges/Wellness Incentive
On February 28, the PEBB Program mailed the first of two letters to benefits-eligible employees about the upcoming premium surcharges and wellness incentive attestation period that begins April 1.
The letter offers suggestions on what you can do now to prepare for the attestation period:
- Register as a New User on My Account on the PEBB website, if you haven’t done so. On October 1, 2013, My Account changed to include a new level of security, which requires subscribers to create a user name and password. Starting April 1, you will be able to use My Account to attest to the premium surcharges and wellness incentive. See the How do I register? link.
- Choose a primary care provider and complete your PEBB medical plan’s health assessment. To find out how to do these, see the wellness incentive page.
- If your spouse or domestic partner is enrolled on your PEBB medical coverage and eligible for other employer-sponsored medical coverage but chose not to enroll, find out whether you need to gather information about it. Go to the online Spousal Plan Questionnaire to answer the five preliminary questions.
- Interested in a smoking cessation? You can avoid the tobacco surcharge if you or any applicable family member is enrolled in a smoking cessation program through your PEBB medical plan.
Have questions? Visit the frequently asked questions page to find more information about the premium surcharges and the wellness incentive. These FAQs will be updated frequently, so be sure to check back for new FAQs.
Additionally, you will be receiving reminders from Human Resources of the actions that you may need to take with PEBB. We will guide you through this process by providing assistance, if needed. Please let us know what we can do for you!
To get started, during the first week of April we will begin holding information sessions at the Wilson Library Presentation room and the Viking Union. Please see dates and times below. Additionally, if you feel that it would be helpful for a Human Resources Representative to come speak to your department, please let us know.
April 1, 2014 8:30am – 12:00pm Communications, room 110
April 10, 2014 9:00am – 10:00am VU 552
April 16, 2014 3:30pm – 4:30pm VU 552
April 24, 2014 8:30am – 9:30am Wilson Library Presentation Room
If you don’t have internet access, no problem! Human Resources will have computers for your use in our computer lab. Please see dates and times below:
|April 2: 10am-3pm||April 4: 12pm-5pm||April 7: 8am-1pm||April 9: 8am-12:30pm|
|April 11: 12pm-5pm||April 14: 8am-1pm||April 16: 10am-3pm||April 18: 12pm-5pm|
|April 21: 8am-1pm||April 23: 8am-12:30p||April 25: 12pm-5pm||April 28: 8am-1pm|
|April 30: 10am-3pm||May 2: 12pm-5pm||May 5: 8am-1pm||May 7: 10am-3pm|
|May 9: 12pm-5pm||May 12: 8am-1pm||May 14: 10am-3pm||May 15: 8am-5pm|