Wellness Initiatives for Active Employees

You can lower your monthly premium for the 70/30 Plan or 80/20 Plan by completing the tobacco attestation. The premium credit applies only to the employee-only premium.

In order to receive the wellness premium credit, you must complete the tobacco attestation within 30 days of your hire date, or Open Enrollment. Questions? For more information, contact your Health Benefits Representative or call the Eligibility and Enrollment Support Center at 855-859-0966.

2018 Premium Credit Savings 70/30 80/20

Employee-Only Monthly Premium



Attest in eBenefits to being tobacco-free OR enroll in QuitlineNC's muliple-call program. Call 800-Quit-Now (800-784-8669).

-$60 premium credit

Total Monthly Employee-Only Premium (with credit)

$25 $50

80/20 Additional Wellness Incentives

Additional wellness incentives are available in the 80/20 Plan that lower your out-of-pocket costs for various health care
services you receive throughout the year.

Additional Wellness Activities 80/20
Visit the Primary Care Provider (PCP) listed on your ID card or another provider in the same practice $10 copay
Visit a Blue Options Designated specialist* $45 copay
Get inpatient care in a Blue Options Designated hospital* $0; copay not applied
* You can identify Blue Options Designated providers or hospitals within the "Find a Doctor" tool by looking for this designation by their name: "Designated for Cost and Quality." For help in finding a Blue Options Designated Provider, call 888-234-2416.

The Blue Options Designated Providers program is available to members on the 80/20 Plan. Blue Options Designated specialists and facilities refer to hospitals and providers who meet certain levels of criteria which include delivering quality health outcomes, cost-effectiveness and accessibility by members. The criteria is set forth by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC).

The specialties in which you may find a Blue Options Designated Provider include the following:

  • General Surgery
  • OB-GYN
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology

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