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

12.8%
Increase in medical claim costs
20%
Increase in prescription claim costs
173
Increase in medical and prescription enrollment (employees and dependents)
$1.5M
Increase in total cost for medical, prescription and dental claims combined
9%
Increase in average number of medical & prescription claims processed

Virgin Pulse wellness program

68%
Number of eligible employees enrolled in the program
44%
Number of spouses/OEI enrolled in the program
93%
Employees and spouses/OEIs are earning HealthMiles
1.3B
Total steps taken in 6 months
40%
Average number of participants who reached level 5