About 1,100 Medicaid recipients in West Virginia are now receiving prescription opioids for chronic pain. Another 500 workers with health benefits through the state Public Employees Insurance Agency also have pain-pill prescriptions. "These new ... The.
It also keeps important protections such as coverage for pre-existing conditions, allowing dependent coverage through age 26, and retaining improvements to the federal Black Lung benefits program, which is especially important in West Virginia .” ... on.
And, if more money isn't put toward the state's Public Employees Insurance Agency health insurance, public employees, including teachers, will see benefit cuts. Democratic ... Espinosa said PEIA and teacher pay increases are essentially budget questions.
A week after the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board approved about $50 million in benefits cuts for next year for those covered by the health insurance plan , PEIA Executive Director Ted Cheatham told legislators Tuesday that could become .
CVS Caremark sent letters out the last week in June notifying West Virginia Public Employee Insurance Agency customers that beginning on July 1, "some important changes to your prescription benefit plan " would start. ... People who are upset over these.
n Last October, with its reserve fund emptied and seemingly no likelihood of additional state funding, the board reluctantly approved what became known as the “draconian” plan to cut benefits for active West Virginia government employees and retirees.
7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rx Savings Solutions has partnered with the State of West Virginia and its Public Employees Insurance Agency ( PEIA ) to offer more than 220,000 of its insurance plan members access to their innovative healthcare software, ... The.
The Wood County Commission unanimously adopted the resolution that spells out who is entitled to health coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency rules after they retire, based on what the county has already paid into it, and.
PEIA is the public health insurance program that covers all state employees and retirees. Teachers, state troopers, and yes, even employees of West Virginia Public Broadcasting are covered by the insurance plans . But here's the issue: over the past few.
As fall approaches, the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board will again begin the process of coming up with a benefits plan for the next budget year — a plan that likely will require another round of benefits cuts for insurees. ... for.
As of Friday, Kansas' Jerry Moran, Ohio's Rob Portman, and West Virginia's Shelley Moore ... let insurers offer plans with fewer benefits than the ACA requires, such as coverage for maternity care, behavioral health and prescription drugs.
The Byrd rule, named for the West Virginia senator Robert Byrd ... most notably so-called essential health benefits. EHBs are health services, including emergency-room visits and prenatal care, that Obamacare mandated must be covered under insurance.
Teachers and other public employees are once again looking at cuts to their health insurance benefits as enrollment for next year's plans approaches and the West Virginia Legislature has failed to pass a budget or increase funding for the Public.