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Key changes for 2022-2023

The following information highlights the primary changes, effective October 1, 2022. Please reference the plan comparisons and cost sheets for details and other benefits information. Additional details are available on the OEBB website and on the PCC benefits website.

This benefits Open Enrollment is mandatory!  Enrollments from last year will not carry over to the new benefit year that runs October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023. If you do not enroll or opt out by September 15, 2022, you will be assigned the default Kaiser Medical Plan 3, for yourself only, and without vision or dental. Enroll or opt out in the OEBB online system by the deadline of September 15, 2022.

Premium changes

Premium changes are effective October 1, 2022. See the cost sheet for details.

Medical and pharmacy plan changes

  • All medical plans:
    • Updates to wellness benefits. See more details at OEBBwellness.com, then click on “BROWSE
      OUR ONLINE BROCHURE” in the blue box.
  • Kaiser only:
    • Alternative Care Benefit Changes
      • Chiropractic and acupuncture services will no longer have a dollar limit.
      • Will cover a maximum of 20 chiropractic visits per year.
      • Will cover a maximum of 12 acupuncture visits per year.
      • Naturopathic services will move to the core medical visit (no visit or cost limit).
  • Moda only:
    • No longer have a maximum cost share, leaving only one out of pocket maximum.
    • Expanding Site of Care program to include therapeutic oncology medications.
    • Adding behavioral health program.
    • New National network for members living full-time outside of the Connexus network service area (members living in Alaska, Idaho and Texas will continue to use PCHS network).

Dental plan changes

  • Moda only: Moda Dental plans will add Preventive First program where preventive services will no longer accrue towards the annual benefit maximum.

Optional Life and Optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Premiums will decrease for most optional life and optional accidental death and dismemberment enrollees.

No changes to EAP, Vision plans, Opt Out Incentive, and Optional Long-Term Care plans.