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2024 Benefits Changes

What’s New for 2024

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)

Starting January 1, 2024, HMO plan services will be offered by Aetna, Capital Health Plan, or United Healthcare.

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Pharmacy Benefits Manager Change

Effective Jan. 1, 2024, OptumRx will replace CVS Caremark as the State Group Insurance Program’s Administrator for pharmacy benefits.  You’ll gain access to a wide pharmacy network including Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, Publix and independent pharmacies.

  • New prescription cards will be mailed out prior to Jan. 1, 2024, and must be presented when refiling prescriptions.
  • Employees may access the OptumRx website starting mid-November to review drug prices, inquire about prior authorization for specialty drugs and obtain information on the mail order program.
  • Employees who utilize mail order through CVS Caremark are encouraged to order their 90 day prescription where able in early December.
  • Remember to share your new pharmacy benefits card with your pharmacy and primary care physician for a smooth transition. Learn more at welcome.optumrx.com/sofdms/landing.
  • Download the Optum Rx handout for more information

Health Savings Account (HSA)

Starting January 1, 2024, HSA maximum contributions will increase by $300 for individual plans and $550 for family plans.

Dental Plan Rate Decrease

Effective January 1, 2024, Cigna plan rates will decrease by about 5% for the 2024 plan year.

Cigna Hospital Supplemental Plans

While the premium remains the same, the fixed daily benefit of the 365 PLUS plan will increase from $200 to $250, starting January 1, 2024.