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Study: State employee wellness plan increased use of preventive care

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A wellness program added to the state employee health plan as part of a controversial 2011 concession package led to significant increases in the use of preventive care and a drop in certain emergency room visits, but it’s still too soon to say if it will save the state money, according to a study published Monday in the journal Health Affairs. Continue Reading →

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How does the state employee health plan compare?

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As lawmakers grapple with a looming budget deficit, some have called for changes to the state employee health plan as a way to save money. Just what’s in the state plan, and how does it compare to other employer-sponsored coverage? Here’s a look. Continue Reading →

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