Central Care Checkup - Quarter 1 and 2 - 2014-2015

We are pleased to present a new quarterly communication – the Central Care Checkup. This communication will report on the performance of the Central Care Plan, comprised of our self-funded Blue Cross Blue Shield medical, CVS Caremark prescription drug, Meritain dental and Virgin Pulse wellness programs.

2013-2014 vs. 2014-2015

July 1 - December 31​​

The medical/prescription and dental plans are experiencing higher costs and more enrollment than the prior year's periods. Participation in the wellness program is at an all-time high. For a snapshot on how the Central Care Plan is performing compared to last year, please see below.

Health care

Increase in medical claim costs
Increase in prescription claim costs
Increase in medical and prescription enrollment (employees and dependents)
Increase in total cost for medical, prescription and dental claims combined
Increase in average number of medical & prescription claims processed

Virgin Pulse wellness program

Number of eligible employees enrolled in the program
Number of spouses/OEI enrolled in the program
Employees and spouses/OEIs are earning HealthMiles
Total steps taken in 6 months
Average number of participants who reached level 5