State Health Plan News and Updates

Title Release Date Summary
Open Enrollment is Coming Soon! Are You Ready? 08/16/2018

The State Health Plan will conduct Open Enrollment September 29-October 31, 2018.

A Newly Revamped EOB, Redesigned Just for You! 08/08/2018

Your Explanation of Benefits, or EOB, is a detailed financial statement of how one or more of your medical claims has been processed. It outlines what the State Health Plan has paid and what is your responsibility.

Be a Watchdog: Enhanced Transparency Tools Now Available for Your Employees! 07/23/2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC), the State Health Plan’s Third Party Administrator, has launched a significant redesign and improvement of several online member transparency tools, making it even easier for your employees to find the care they need.

New State Health Plan Wage Garnishment Legislation 07/20/2018

House Bill 1056 became law on June 25, 2018.  This legislation mandates employing unit cooperation in collecting through wage garnishment money that members owe the State Health Plan (Plan).

Help Fight the Opioid Crisis 06/25/2018

As reported in the News & Observer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a preliminary estimate that 2,505 people in North Carolina overdosed on opioids and other drugs last year.

Subrogation/Recovery 06/25/2018

Have you recently been involved in a car crash that resulted in an injury? The Plan protects member funds by paying only those claims for which it is responsible.

State Health Plan Advisory on Reported Scam Phone Calls 06/25/2018

A small number of State Health Plan members have reported receiving scam phone calls from people asking for personal information. These phone calls are not coming from the State Health Plan. If you receive such a call, you should not provide the caller with any personal information.

Administrative Rules Proposed for Adoption

The State Health Plan accepted oral public comments at the February 25, 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees of the State Health Plan.  The State Health Plan also accepted written public comments on these proposed rules beginning on February 12, 2019, through March 14, 2019. The State Health Plan has reviewed and considered all feedback received.

Coronavirus Updates

As a precaution, State Health Plan members are encouraged to practice the same prevention methods as for the seasonal flu and other respiratory viruses. Click for more information.