Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer is the second most common kind of cancer found in women. According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Promotion, about one (1) in eight (8) women born today in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.  The good news is Read More »

Doug Morton, AVC-Facilities, Awarded ESGR Patriot Award

On October 5, 2017, Doug Morton, Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities, was presented with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award. The award was presented to Mr. Morton for his meritorious support of employees in the National Guard and Reserve. Doug’s nominator Allen Boyette, NC State Director of Building and Maintenance Operations Read More »

Annual Enrollment is here…

This year’s Annual Enrollment (AE) for benefits is September 30 – October 31, 2017. Changes made during the AE period will become effective January 1, 2018. There are several important changes to be aware of this year: State Health Plan Updates All State Health Plan members will be defaulted to the 70/30 plan for 2018.  Employees Read More »

State Health Plan Alert | Mission Health Out-of-Network

Staff and Faculty covered under the State Health Plan should be aware that Mission Health (Mission) in Asheville is leaving the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) network on October 5, 2017. This includes Mission Health: Hospitals Outpatient facilities Most physicians Some Mission health care providers – mostly therapists – may stay in-network Read More »

Wolfpack Wellness Power Lunch Series

NC State Dining, Human Resources, and University Recreation are proud to partner and offer the Wolfpack Wellness Power Lunch Series starting Fall 2017. This lunchtime series is designed to promote staff and faculty health and well-being. Employees will have the opportunity to learn from both on-campus and expert speakers about various wellness topics, network, and Read More »

2017 Flu Shot Clinics

The flu vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and those around you from contracting the flu virus. The CDC recommends everyone six (6) months and older receive a yearly flu vaccination as the first and most important step in protecting against the flu. HR- Benefits is sponsoring appointment and walk-in flu vaccination clinics across Read More »

Special Bonus Leave

Special Bonus Leave, a one-time three days (24 hours) of leave granted to leave-earning SHRA/EHRA employees and Postdocs will be applied to WolfTime on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Those SHRA/EHRA employees working less than 40 hours/week (1.0 FTE) will receive a pro-rated amount of leave. This leave can be used similarly to how regular annual Read More »

State Health Plan- Dependent Verification Audit

The State Health Plan is conducting a dependent eligibility verification audit for employees enrolled in the State Health Plan whom also have dependents enrolled (spouse, child(ren)). If you have Employee + Children, Employee + Spouse, or Employee + Family coverage, you will receive a letter from the State Health Plan at your home address detailing Read More »

2017 NC State Wellness Champion Application: Now Open

If you have a special interest in creating a culture of wellness in your college, unit, or department, apply to be an NC State Wellness Champion! Serving as a wellness champion is a great opportunity for individuals to make thier organization a healthier workplace. Wellness Champions work to promote wellness, lead activities for their colleagues, Read More »

State Health Plan Changes

Important Information Regarding 2018 Benefit Changes and Program Updates (Active Members and Non-Medicare Retirees) The State Health Plan’s Board of Trustees under leadership of State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, recently approved changes to the State Health Plan. The benefit changes are effective for the benefit plan year beginning January 1, 2018. The benefit changes are designed Read More »