Category: Healthcare

Are You a Smart Shopper?

Are You a Smart Shopper?

Through your Connecticut healthcare benefits, you can now compare costs for medical services and earn cash rewards for being a “smart shopper.” Register by visiting VitalsSmartShopper.com or call 1.844.328.1579. When your doctor recommends a medical procedure (i.e., colonoscopy, mammogram, surgery), visit the website or call to search for a high quality, lower cost option in your area. […]

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SEBAC Information: Preferred Providers, Smart Shopper & Sites of Service

SEBAC Information: Preferred Providers, Smart Shopper & Sites of Service

As part of the 2017 SEBAC Agreement, some changes were made to healthcare to save money for the State while continuing to provide a high level of care for our members. What were the changes? Tiered Provider Networks (Preferred Providers) waive the current $15 co-pay for primary care providers and specialists who have been found to […]

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Healthcare Changes as of 10/1

Healthcare Changes as of 10/1

As part of the SEBAC Agreement, as of Oct. 1, 2017, some changes have been implemented to the state’s available health plans. For a comprehensive explanation of what’s new, please visit the State Comptroller’s website.   Here is a look at how you can avoid being hit hard in the pocket book by these Health Plan […]

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A Personal Account of an Adjunct’s Peril

A Personal Account of an Adjunct’s Peril

Hello and welcome to the Spring Semester! I hope you were fortunate enough to have your class run. Last semester, one of my courses was canceled due to low enrollment. It looked like that would happen again this spring, but the night class filled at the last minute. Whew! I teach computer graphics at Tunxis. I’ve been […]

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