An Important Message for NCFlex Participants

August 2022

September Webinar Opportunity with NCFlex:

Upcoming NCFlex changes and reminders for 2023

In September, we will discuss the upcoming changes with NCFlex benefits as well as reminders for the 2023 plan year to prepare for open enrollment in October. We will discuss the new Critical Illness plan, the new Accident plan, rate changes, and more.  

Register on our Webinar webpage or use the links below for one of the scheduled dates and times. Bookmark the page to view future events, video recordings and slides of past events.

Sept. 27, 1 - 2 p.m.
Sept. 30, 12 - 1 p.m.
Please email us at with any questions.

Don't Forget your Cancer Wellness Benefit

The NCFlex Cancer & Specified Disease Plan includes a Wellness benefit that pays you and your eligible family members annually for having covered preventive examinations.

  • Low Plan – pays each covered individual $25 annually
  • High/Premium Plan – pays each covered individual $100 annually

The annual Wellness benefit is paid when a member undergoes examinations performed by a physician or physician’s assistant. Learn more about the 23 exams that qualify and how to file a claim.

Claims for the current and prior years, can be filed online or filed via paper form. Access the claim form or log into Allstate Benefits from the links below.

Wellness Benefit Claim Form
Log In to Submit a Claim

August is National Eye Exam Month

In this month's EyeMed newsletter, you can view special offers for NCFlex Vision plan participants such as free blue light lens upgrade, 40 percent off a second pair of prescription glasses from participating in-network providers, and more.  

The newsletter also offers information on National Eye Exam Month. Celebrate by scheduling an eye exam if you haven't already done so this year!  

To learn more about the vision benefits through NCFlex, visit our Vision webpage, or view the most recent NCFlex employee session focused on vision coverage through EyeMed.

Miles for Wellness Challenge 26

Register today to join other state employees in staying active and completing a virtual trek to 20 NFL stadiums across the United States. Challenge 26 will run from Sept. 26 - Nov. 20, 2022.


Sign up as a team, or register as an individual (individual registration begins Sept. 12)!

For questions or more information, contact


Miles for Wellness is a virtual, team-based walking initiative by and for the state employees of North Carolina. The purpose of Miles for Wellness is to encourage and support employees to increase their level of physical activity, with the goal of 10,000 steps, or the equivalent of 5 miles, achieved most days of the week. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health.

Wellness Webinar - September

Each month, OSHR Wellness hosts a webinar centered around taking care of your body and making healthier choices.


On September 29 at 11:30 a.m. the Wellness Webinar will focus on breakfast meal prep and learning some simple recipes that can be helpful to those who find breakfast a challenging meal to include.

Learn more, register, or view past sessions by visiting the OSHR Wellness Webinars webpage.

Save the Date: Open Enrollment is October 10 - 28 

for the 2023 plan year.