EHA News

EHA News

Educators Health Alliance Selects Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska as Insurer

The Educators Health Alliance (EHA) Board of Directors at its August 25, 2016, meeting approved a resolution selecting Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska as the insurer for the EHA program for the September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018 plan year.

Please click on the below link to view the EHA Announcement: 

New EHA Summary of Benefits and Coverage

Please click on the appropriate link below, per your benefit coverage.

EHA Announces An Optional Open Enrollment

All EHA subgroups will have an Open Enrollment unless it is decided at the local level to opt out.  This opting out may be applied at the subgroup level and requires the employer and the bargaining unit (for subgroups where one exists), to sign off on the desire to opt out.  Subgroups may opt out of the Open Enrollement by completing and returning this form to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska.  

*Submission Deadline July 1, 2016*

Please click on the link below to download the Open Enrollment Form.

EHA Board Briefs - April 2016

EHA Board Briefs is a forum to provide summary information to EHA participants about topics addressed by or of current interest to the EHA Board of Directors.

EHA Board Briefs - April 2016

EHA Board Briefs is a forum to provide summary information to EHA participants about topics addressed by or of current interest to the EHA Board of Directors.

EHA Retiree Meeting Announcement

Greg Long of the Educators Health Alliance and Kent Trelford-Thompson of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska will be conducting two EHA retiree meetings for newly declared retiree members from 4:30PM to 5:30PM at the below locations.   

EHA Retiree Meetings

May 11th 
Holiday Inn 
110 South 2nd Avenue 
Kearney, NE 68847


May 12th
Education Service Unit 3
6949 South 110th Street
La Vista, NE 68128

EHA members may also view a previously recorded Webinar of the 2016/17 Retiree Direct Bill informational for health care benefits.  The webinar can now be viewed at your convenience from the EHA website at www.ehaplan.org located on the retiree information tab at www.ehaplan.org/retiree-info.   

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Greg Long at greg@ehaplan.org or 402-440-9633.

EHA Has A Twitter Account!

EHA Has A Twitter Account!

Please follow Greg Long on the EHA Twitter account!  Following Greg will give you up-to-date instant access of the EHA Field Director, the latest news, and fun facts about the Educator Health Alliance.  

You can find Greg @EHAGregLong1

Educators Health Alliance to Seek Competitive Bids for Health Insurance Program

The Educators Health Alliance (EHA) Board of Directors at its February 9, 2016 meeting has approved a resolution for “...the issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) to determine the insurance company for the EHA Plan and to direct our consultant to proceed immediately in preparation for a September 1, 2017 coverage effective date.”

Please click the link below to read the article:

Dependent Eligibility Verification Group Leader Orientation

Dependent Eligibility Verification Group Leader Orientation

Please click on the link below to answer all questions regarding the Dependent Eligibility Verification.

EHA Insurance Rate Informational Webinar

Dear EHA Members,

On October 29th the Educators Health Alliance released the new health/dental insurance rates for 2016-2017.  In conjunction with the new rates the Educators Health Alliance and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska would like to invite our members to one of the two informational webinars on November 23rd at 9:30AM or November 30th at 3:30. 

Kent Trelford-Thompson, of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and Greg Long, of the EHA will be discussing a range of issues that will include the 2016/17 rate increase, deductibles of all plans, out-of-pocket maximums, and prescription drug changes.  We will also be holding a question and answer forum at the conclusion of the webinars.

Please click on the link below to join the webinar:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8969240085672218369


We look forward to your participation in the 2016/17 EHA Informational Webinar. 

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