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Benefit Briefs May 2014

Wellness WELLNESS REWARDS for 2014 is under way.  All Participants in the EPC Medical Plan and their covered spouses are eligible for the reward. What is the reward? A $50 Premier Choice Reward redeemable at over 200 selected retailers. What do you have to do? Simply complete the wellness ...

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Benefit Briefs April 2014

Who remembers the old saying “The job is not finished until the paperwork is complete (done?)”. This is very true especially when it comes to working with our Life and LTD Insurance carrier, The Standard Life. Earlier this year the Benefits Office distributed Participating Employer ...

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Benefits Survey of EPC Churches

The Board of Benefits is currently conducting a survey of all EPC churches to develop a better understanding how to best serve them.  Some topics: level of satisfaction with current offerings, communication and what additional benefits might be offered. Each church should have received a link ...

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A Fresh Look at the EPC Medical Plan

Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, Maryland is one of a growing number of EPC churches taking “another look” at the EPC Medical Plan in light of the implementation of the Contraceptive Mandate in the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”). The Contraceptive Mandate ...

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EPC Medical Plan Premiums Reduced For Many In 2014

Premium rates for all participants in the 2014 Medical Plan will decrease or be equal to current rates. Early this week, the Committee on Administration approved the Board of Benefits proposal to set premium rates based on participant’s age, as follows: For those less than 40 years old, ...

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EPC Wellness Program Reward

The EPC Wellness Program is available to EPC Medical Plan participants. It is voluntary and offered at no charge but it provides immediate and long-term benefits. The EPC Wellness Program emphasizes member health and well-being as well as support for treatment and condition needs. Research shows ...

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