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Flexible Spending Account from Sentinal Benefits

Expand Your Health Insurance Dollars

Flexible Spending Account Election Forms(Sentinel Benefits Plan) are due in to the HR forms no later than 5/10/12 with the new Annual Election Amounts as per the IRS regulations. Once the plan amount is elected, it may not be changed unless there is a qualifying event such as a birth, death, or a divorce.

This year the annual maximum plan (per household) dollar amount will be $2500.
For plan year 2013. The plan year begins June 1, 2012 and runs through May 31, 2013. The grace period of two and a half months is still associated with the FSA plan, and this year, the debit card may be used for the grace period for claims. (unlike previous years.)

The dependent care allowance for 2012-2013 will remain at the IRS maximum of $5000.per household as the IRS regulates.

If you have any questions, Human Resources is available by appointment Monday through Friday 8-4.

BCBS & Tufts Medical Center Reach Agreement

Agreement Reached between BCBS & Tufts Medical Center and
New England Quality Care Alliance

Blue Cross Blue Shield has reached an agreement on a new contract with Tufts Medical Center and their affiliated physicians, New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA). This means that your members will be able to continue to get care at Tufts Medical Center and from doctors affiliated with NEQCA.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter, please feel free to contact our Eastern Benefits Group representative.

Laura Driscoll
Account Manager
Eastern Benefits Group
77 Accord Park Dr Unit B-1
Norwell MA 02061
Phone- (781)261-2077
Fax- (508)651-4776
ldriscoll@easternbenefitsgroup.com

SSCAC Wellness Awards Round 3

The following staff are eligible for the Wellness Awards for the $100 Category
(No sick time used for 10/1/10-9/30/11)

  • Floyd Badger
  • Indira Clark
  • Marie Da Costa Roque
  • Jeffrey Furtado
  • Suzy Kilgrew
  • Kevin Loring
  • Alexander Pevzner
  • William Prince
  • William Savonen
  • Colleen Silva
  • Ben Tenney
  • Paul Wightman
  • Henry Winslow

The following staff are eligible for the Wellness Award in the $70 Category
(No sick time used from 1/1/11/-9/30/11)

  • Susan Domey Allen
  • Denise Tetreault
  • Kimberly Webb

The following staff are eligible for the Wellness Award in the $30 Category
(No sick time used from 6/1/11-9/30/11)

  • Douglas Lauzon
  • Virginia Moalli
  • Lillian Owens
  • Megan Paris
  • Carrie Peckham
  • Joan Paris
  • Linda Tilley

Congratulations to all of this years Wellness Award Recipients!

Fitness Benefits Enrollment Deadline is March 31st

Interested in a healthier lifestyle? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has made it easy with healthy benefits designed to help you better manage your care and reduce your risk of developing a future illness.

Learn more

SSCAC Wellness Awards

First Round Results for 2011 have been tabulated!
Check Out The Winners

Healthy Benefits from Blue Cross Blue Shield

A Fitness incentive from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Weight Loss Benefit Form

A healthy Weight Loss incentive from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Weight Loss Benefit Form

H1N1, Seasonal Flu Upate

An important update from Blue Cross Blue Shield on H1N1 and the Seasonal Flu.
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