4
SEP

2018 Know Your Numbers Wellness Screenings Begin

September marks the start of the 2018 Get Healthy Know Your Numbers wellness screenings for employees.  Register for a screening by clicking on the Get Healthy button on the left side of the home page.  Follow the instructions to register on the Quest Diagnostics website.You can register for a wellness screening as follows: Onsite Event: Held at many worksites throughout the state. Quest Diagnos......
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1
FEB

Important Information Needed to File Your 2017 Federal Taxes

For Active Employees and Non-Medicare Eligible Retirees Enrolled in the Retired Employees Health Program (REHP) or Retired Pennsylvania State Police Health Program (RPSPP) MembersWatch your mail for important tax information. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that the PEBTF provides you with an annual notice summarizing your and your dependents' enrollment in the PEBTF health coverage.  Active Employee Members:  You will recei......
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9
OCT

It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot

Flu Season is Right Around the Corner and it's Time to Get Your Flu Shot  Active and Non-Medicare Eligible Retiree MembersA flu shot is the best way to protect against the flu and this is the time of year when you should think about protecting your family by getting a flu shot.  The PEBTF and the REHP provide you with this important preventive care benefit and two convenient ways for you to get......
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6
OCT

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it's found and treated early.The PEBTF provides for an annual mammogram for women age 40 and older (including 3D screening mammograms).Talk to your doctor about your risk for breast cancer, especially if a......
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18
APR

How Does Your Hospital Rank

Today, the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog, announced the release of the Spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades,......
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1
FEB

February is American Heart Month

President Lyndon B. Johnson declared the first American Heart Month in 1964.  In the United States:Fewer Americans have been dying of heart disease and stroke since the 1980s thanks to progress in medical therapies for patients with a history of heart disease and stroke and from lifestyle changes that are curbing the risk.In every year since 1900 except 1918, cardiovascular disease accounted for more deaths than any other major cause of death......
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