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Renewed call for pension reform angers public employee unions | Video | NJTV News

A major recommendation of the Steve Sweeney task force is to cut back again on public pensions. At the headquarters of the CWA in Trenton, that’s not going over so well.

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NJ Direct Primary Care Week June 18-22, 2018

The New Jersey State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) offers employees and their covered dependents the opportunity to join a Direct Primary Care doctor’s office at no additional cost.

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Summary of the CWA State of New Jersey Executive Branch Tentative Agreement – July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019

Summary of the CWA State of New Jersey Executive Branch Tentative Agreement – July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019
This agreement is subject to ratification by the members of the A, P, R and S bargaining units of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO

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Beginning January 1, 2018, OptumRX is replacing Express Scripts as the prescription drug benefit manager

ATTENTION: Beginning January 1, 2018, OptumRX is replacing Express Scripts as the prescription drug benefit manager. For nearly all of our members it will simply have a new prescription drug card in your wallet with no change in drugs coverage.

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What you need to know about the State Health Benefits Plan in 2018

CWA has been on the cutting edge of trying to push back health care costs without cost-shifting.  Chapter 78 has harmed our members, caused healthcare to be too expensive, and has encouraged cost-shifting instead of cost containment. A new Administration and a reasonable Governor will hopefully lead to a more reasonable cost sharing on healthcare– but if you can, you should consider reducing your costs with these union-negotiated plans.

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R-Health Direct Primary Care

(via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbuNTb3lKyY) The R-Health Direct Primary Care program is a free enhanced benefit for members of the New Jersey State Health Benefits Plan (SHBP) and School Employee’s Health Benefits Plan (SEHBP). There are no co-pays, deductibles, or any other hidden…

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