Available May 1 through May 31, 2023
Open Enrollment is here: your annual opportunity to review your benefits and make changes for the coming plan year (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024).
Your plan may have changed!!! Some Associations/Districts added new or modified existing benefit plan offerings for this upcoming year. Please verify you have selected the plan that meets your family’s needs. Contact your association for details. Please login on www.ebms.com to review or make any changes.
Link for members with existing miBenefits accounts: mibenefits.ebms.com
Link for members without an existing mibenefits accounts: https://mibenefits.ebms.com/oep/gateway/group/peht
If you are enrolled and wish to change your plan selection offered by your Association/Employer, you will need to access your mibenefits portal at mibenefits.ebms.com during open enrollment to make any changes. This process must be completed no later than 4:30 p.m. (AK time) on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. The portal provides you with the list of dependents on your plan. If you are adding dependents who are not currently enrolled, you must include verification they are an eligible dependent by attaching documentation (i.e., marriage or birth certificate, etc.). Please contact either the Trust or your human resource department for options.
If you are currently waived and wish to enroll, you must contact the PEHT office for us to send you an email invite to access the mibenefits portal at mibenefits.ebms.com. The email invite will provide you with access to the enrollment process. All required steps must be completed no later than 4:30 p.m. (AK time) on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
If you are currently enrolled and wish to waive coverage; login into mibenefits at mibenefits.ebms.com prior to and no later than 4:30 p.m. (AK time) on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, to waive. Please note: Some school districts require proof of other coverage to be eligible to waive from this plan. Please contact your human resources department for their criteria.
The Trust recommends that you review your dependents listed to ensure accuracy. With appropriate documentation the Trust provides coverage for spouses, qualified domestic partners, children up to the age of 26, and individuals for whom you are the legal guardian up to their age of 18. A complete listing of your dependents can be found on your miBenefits secured portal at mibenefits.ebms.com.
Plan Enhancements Effective July 1:
Teladoc – Remember to update your online profile each year! - 24/7 Access to a national network of US board-certified professionals wherever you are in America. Keep the Teladoc number handy, 1-800-835-2362, or download the app at Teladoc.com/mobile this summer as you travel. Teladoc can treat cold/flu symptoms, respiratory infections, sinus problems, ear infections, allergies, and urinary tract infections.
Transcarent (Formerly BridgeHealth) - Keep in mind that you have access to an exclusive surgery network. You’ll experience top-quality care, coverage of travel expenses, and reduced medical costs for your elective surgeries such as knee, hip, shoulder, back and wrist surgery. Contact Transcarent at 1-855-265-2874 or www.transcarent.com for more information.
Virtual Physical Therapy (PT) through Sword Health – Relieve pain from the comfort of your home! Sword’s digital PT solution offers both measurable outcomes and affordable, high-quality care without ever needing to leave home. The platform pairs a licensed PT with FDA-listed wearable technology to guide members through personalized treatment plans, all at no cost to you! Contact Transcarent at 1-855-265-2874 or experience.transcarent.com/peht/vpt/ for more information.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the benefits, or the Open Enrollment period do not hesitate to reach out to our office 907-274-7526.