Answers for state workers about HEM — the Health Engagement Model
Posted On: Aug 25, 2011
State employees should note that PEBB will soon be introducing a Health
Engagement Model (HEM) into its mix of insurance option
State employees should note
that PEBB will soon be introducing a Health Engagement Model (HEM) into its mix
of insurance options. PEBB, the Public Employees' Benefit Board, administers
health insurance programs for all state employees.
"Because it's new, people
naturally have a lot of questions about the HEM," said Diane Lovell, a
Council 75 staff representative and the union's longtime representative on
"The board wants to
make sure all PEBB members understand the 'what,' 'why' and 'how' of HEM, and
why it's so important in our combined efforts to sustain the cost and quality
of our health care benefits."
Lovell says that PEBB has
posted an extensive Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section on its website
devoted to the new Health Engagement Model. You can jump to that FAQ here.
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