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Member Focus Newsletters

The Member Focus monthly e-newsletter keeps members up-to-date on pharmacy and health benefits, and provides tips on how to stay healthy and save money – plus recipes and more. Please see the latest issues of Member Focus below. Click here to subscribe.

Date Member Focus/Member Alert
November 19, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Keep Control of Your Diabetes This Holiday Season: Plan Ahead!
  • Healthy Holidays Wellness Webinar
  • Stork Rewards Delivers in 2015
  • What's True About the Flu
  • Coming soon – Wellness Champion Program
  • Humana Guidance Center Offers Retirees Wellness Programs
  • UnitedHealthcare Helps Retirees Stay on Top of Their Health
October 21, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Annual Enrollment Ends Oct. 31
  • Two Annual Enrollment Webinars Added for Members
  • How to Stay Healthy at Any Age
  • What's True About the Flu
  • Long-Acting Opioid Quantity Limit Program
  • New Tier 5 Non-Preferred Specialty Medications
  • Subrogation, Third-Party Recovery and You
  • Save Money, Eat Healthier, with Meal Planning
September 16, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Annual Enrollment Kicks Off Oct. 1
  • Tobacco Cessation Supports
  • Nasal Steroid Step Therapy Program
  • Reminder: Utilization Management Rules for Treatment of Opioid Dependence
  • What's True About the Flu
  • Member Contact Contest Results
August 19, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Don't Miss Out: State Employee Wellness & Safety Expo is Aug. 20!
  • Let Us Know How We're Doing
  • Watch for Annual Enrollment Material in Your Mailbox
  • Taking Your Health Assessment Benefits YOU!
  • We Have You Covered: Benefits for Moms-to-Be and Members Planning a Pregnancy
  • Upcoming Webinars: Men's & Women's Health
July 22, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Let Us Know How We're Doing
  • Mark Your Calendar: The State Employee Wellness & Safety Expo is Aug. 20!
  • Utilization Management Rules for Treatment of Opioid Dependence to Take Effect on Aug. 4
  • Are You at Risk for Diabetes
  • Subrogation, Third-Party Recovery and You
  • Upcoming Webinars: Men's & Women's Health
  • Attention Retirees Enrolled in a Unitedhealthcare Medicare Advantage Plan!
  • Attention Retirees Enrolled in a Humana Medicare Advantage Plan!
June 20, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Book Your Healthy Travel Plans
  • Reminder: NovoNordisk's Novolin® and Novolog® to be Preferred Insulin Brands
  • Inpatient Hospital Pre-admission Certification Rule Change
  • Update or Confirm Your Contact Information for a Chance to Win!
  • Reminder for Pre-Retirees regarding State Health Plan Benefits
  • Get Your Retirement Health Plan Questions Answered
  • Step in to Fitness Savings
  • Upcoming Free Webinar; 'Well Mind, Well Body'
May 20, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • How to Survive Allergy Season and Reduce Asthma Attacks
  • NovoNordisk's Novolin® and Novolog® to be Preferred Insulin Brands
  • Nexium® 24HR Added to Over-the-Counter Medication Coverage
  • Update or Confirm Your Contact Information for a Chance to Win!
  • Upcoming Free Webinar: "Well Mind, Well Body"
April 15, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Spring into Physical Activity!
  • April is Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Get Your Retirement Health Plan Questions Answered
  • Member Responsibilities after an Injury Caused by a Third Party
March 18, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Keep the St. Patrick's Day Celebration Going by Choosing Lean, Green Proteins
  • Finding Relief with OTC Allergy Medications
  • High Cost Generics May be in Tier 2 on Traditional Pharmacy Benefit Preferred Drug List
  • New Pharmacy Step Therapy Programs
  • Cool Off This Summer with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less
  • Upcoming Webinar: Ditch the Diet Mentality
February 18, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Know Your Numbers: Schedule Your Annual Physical
  • Keep YOur Heart Healthy with NC HealthSmart
  • Retiring Medicare Eligible Members
  • DHHS Wellness Wins iPad Winner Announced
January 22, 2014

Member Focus

In This Issue:

  • Be SMART with your New Year's Resolution
  • Don't Delay -- Get Your Preventive Screenings Today!
  • Pharmacy Benefit Reminders for 2014
  • NC HealthSmart Webinar Series Kicks Off this Month
  • Member Responsibilities after an Injury Caused by a Third Party
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