Category: Health Benefits


Get your flu shot

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State Health Benefits Plan Year 2021 Open Enrollment

CWA Local 1033 Final Certification of Election

Annual Health Benefits Plan Open Enrollment will be different this year as it has adjusted to COVID-19 times. It will be all virtual with some differences in how to enroll in a different plan or add a dependent between state and…

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CWA Members have several options to be tested for COVID-19

If you need a COVID-19 test, you have several options: IF YOU ARE A CWA PUBLIC WORKER AND YOU ARE ENGAGED IN FIRST RESPONDER WORK TO THE VIRUS: YOU ARE ELIGIBLE for First Responder testing. (example: our 24/7 healthcare workers,…

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Waiving Rules to Speed Hospital Admissions

To ensure our members get the care they need, eliminate potential delays in admission and treatment, and help New Jersey hospitals deal with the increasing demand on staff resources, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is…

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State Health Benefit Plan COVID19 Testing/Treatment – No Cost to Members

All New Jersey State Health Benefit plans will cover all testing and treatment for COVID19 without member payment of copays, deductible or any other out of pocket costs.

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State Health Aetna Members Must Switch but CWA Negotiated Strong Options – What You Need to Know

State Health Aetna Members Must Switch but CWA Negotiated Strong Options  Starting in January 2020, Aetna will NO longer provide plans through the NJ State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) medical plan for active employees and early retirees.   SHBP recently…

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Special Open Enrollment for CWA Employees

A recent labor agreement created new medical plans for State employees represented by the CWA.  Two new Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plans will be introduced:  CWA Unity DIRECT (administered by Horizon) and CWA Unity Freedom (administered by Aetna). Along with…

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April 15th “Tax Day” Action

Make 3 calls for a fair budget! Call your state senator and both assemblymembers now! 855-620-8460

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CWA STATEMENT ON RATIFYING EXECUTIVE BRANCH CONTRACT WITH STATE OF NEW JERSEY

CWA STATEMENT ON RATIFYING EXECUTIVE BRANCH CONTRACT WITH STATE OF NEW JERSEY

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CWA Statement On Ratifying Executive Branch Contract With State of New Jersey – Insider NJ

CWA Statement On Ratifying Executive Branch Contract With State of New Jersey – Insider NJ — Read on http://www.insidernj.com/press-release/cwa-statement-ratifying-executive-branch-contract-state-new-jersey/

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