Wellness Initiatives for 80/20 Plan Retirees

You can lower your monthly premium for the 80/20 Plan by completing the wellness activity listed below. The wellness premium credit applies only to the retiree-only premium.

2018 Premium Credit Savings 80/20

Employee-Only Monthly Premium

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-$60 premium credit

-$60 premium credit

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Total Monthly Employee-Only Premium (with credit)


80/20 Additional Wellness Incentives

Additional wellness incentives are available in the 80/20 Plan that lower your out-of-pocket costs for various healthcare
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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