Key changes for 2023-2024
The following information highlights the primary changes, effective October 1, 2023. More details, including an Open Enrollment action checklist and plan comparison charts, are available on the PCC benefits page and at OEBBinfo.com.
Premium and cap changes
Premium changes are effective October 1, 2023. See the enclosed cost sheet for details.
At the time of printing, the 2023-2024 cap amount has not been determined by the current negotiations process. Until the agreements are final, the College will continue to make the current cap contribution.
Medical and pharmacy plan changes
All medical plans
The wellness program HealthyYou by WebMD ONE will be discontinued as of September 30, 2023.
- Members will have access to an expanded suite of digital treatment options, including maternity care at home, remote patient monitoring, and KP@Home (hospital care at home).
- Insulin costs will be capped at $35 per 30-day supply, down from $75.
- Members with type II diabetes will receive access to innovative diabetes treatment through a new partnership with Virta. The Virta program includes a dedicated care team, structured education, and a personalized approach to achieve proven results.
- Members will have access to a new option for medical care interpreter services.
- Reminder: Moda plans no longer have a maximum cost share. They have only the out-of-pocket maximum.
Vision plan changes
The frequency of eye exams, lenses, frames, and contacts will change to once per plan year rather than once every 12 months.
EAP plan changes
Coverage will increase to 8 visits per year, up from 6 visits.
There are no changes to dental plans, the opt-out incentive, optional life, optional accidental death and dismemberment, and optional long-term care plans. The $5 per month surcharge for full-time subscribers who are double covered on medical plans through OEBB or PEBB will continue.