Members who are enrolled in the Health Enhancement Plan and have one of the defined "chronic conditions" and completed all of the annual requirements within the calendar year of 2022 will be receiving their $100 payment in their September 9 paycheck (all requirements must have been completed DURING the calendar year to qualify for the $100 payment).
As a reminder to everyone: in order to remain on the HEP you must complete certain healthcare exams during a calendar year (exams are listed below, the frequency of the exams is age/gender dependent so not every exam needs to be done annually). To check on your progress towards completing the exams visit CTHEP.com From the CTHEP.com portal you can see your annual progress under the category of "My Health".
HEP requires certain healthcare exams to be completed during a calendar year based on age and gender, the required exams could be:
- Preventative Visit
- Vision Exam
- Dental Cleanings (once per year)
- Cholesterol Screening
- Cervical Cancer Screening
- Colorectal Cancer Screening
Additionally, if you have a "chronic condition", then you must complete the education portion of HEP annually as well. The annual education piece can be accomplished through the CTHEP.com portal under "My Health" by either completing the "fact sheet" or attending a seminar on the condition. The "chronic conditions" identified for our HEP plan are as follows:
- Heart Failure/Heart Disease
- High Cholesterol
If you are removed from HEP there is a financial impact of increased premiums and a deductible of up to $1400; you can apply to be re-instated into HEP by completing any missing exams and then submitting the CO-1314 form.