2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

Agencies have been notified by the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) that this year’s annual open enrollment period for Flexible Spending and Health Care will be shorter in length than in previous years. Open enrollment will begin on May 1, 2017 and end on May 15, 2017. Employee Direct (EDIRECT), the state’s online employee self-service system, will not be available this year. Therefore, employees wishing … Continue reading 2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

Agencies have been notified by the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) that this year’s annual open enrollment period for Flexible Spending and Health Care will be shorter in length than in previous years. Open enrollment will begin on May 1, 2017 and end on May 15, 2017. Employee Direct (EDIRECT), the state’s online employee self-service system, will not be available this year. Therefore, employees wishing … Continue reading 2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

Employee Direct Update

The Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) has notified state agencies that Employee Direct, the state’s online employee self-serve system for health and flexible spending enrollments and changes, is currently offline and will remain offline until further notice. If you need to enroll or have a plan or membership change based on a qualifying mid-year event, please complete the appropriate health benefits enrollment form. These … Continue reading Employee Direct Update

Anthem Breach May Impact Commonwealth of Virginia Members

Anthem Breach May Impact Commonwealth of Virginia Members

Anthem has set up a toll-free telephone number and website specific to the nationwide data breach that occurred recently. Department of Human Resource Management’s (DHRM) Office of Health Benefits was notified of the breach February 5. Approximately 280,000 state and local government members are enrolled in the state and The Local Choice (TLC) health plans administered by Anthem. Anthem is working with federal investigators to determine … Continue reading Anthem Breach May Impact Commonwealth of Virginia Members

Flu Shot Programs at Participating Pharmacies

Health plan members may again get a free flu shot this year at pharmacies participating in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s flu shot program. The free shots at pharmacies are offered to COVA Care and COVA HDHP members. Each plan’s list of participating pharmacies is posted on the Virginia Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) website at  along with a question and answer sheet. Plan members … Continue reading Flu Shot Programs at Participating Pharmacies

TRICARE Supplement Meeting Scheduled

The state health benefits program will begin offering a voluntary supplement to TRICARE health benefits as a health plan option on October 1. Enrollment will be open to state employees and early retirees who are eligible for both TRICARE and the state health benefits program. A special enrollment period is being held through September 6. More details on the TRICARE Supplement can be found on … Continue reading TRICARE Supplement Meeting Scheduled

NOVA Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for health benefits and flexible reimbursement accounts (FRAs) continue through May 16. In addition to statewide employee meetings, the Office of Health Benefits at the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) has produced a 2011 Health and Flexible Benefits Open Enrollment video to help you understand “What’s Ahead” effective July 1, 2011. This 12-minute video presentation is now available in NOVA’s Professional Development … Continue reading NOVA Open Enrollment