March 19, 2020
SPECIAL EDITION
The Source at NJASA
REGARDING:
  • New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy COVID-19 Updates

  • Changes to Upcoming New Jersey Elections in Response to COVID-19

  • Proposed Changes to the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) to offer only three plans, beginning on July 1, 2020, for medical and prescription benefits coverage.

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Yesterday, March 18th, at the Governor’s daily press conference , important new information was shared. We ask that you to share this with those in your circle of friends and work. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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RESOURCES:

NJ Human Services Works to Protect & Help Maintain Continued Benefits for Residents Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
March 18, 2020


Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 105 , implementing changes to upcoming elections to further mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and ensure that voters can exercise their right to vote without risking their health and safety.
March 19, 2020
Proposed Changes to the School Employees’ Health Benefits (SEHBP)
S-2273 Sweeney/Cryan

Requires SEHBP and eligible employers that do not participate in the SEHBP to provide certain plans for public education employees and certain public education retirees.

Passed in Senate; Moves to the Assembly, currently there are no sessions or committee meetings on the schedule (as of today, 3/19/20).

This bill requires the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) to offer only three plans, beginning on July 1, 2020, for medical and prescription benefits coverage. The three plans will be the New Jersey Educators Health Plan; the SEHBP NJ Direct 10 plan as adopted and implemented by the School Employees’ Health Benefits Commission for plan year 2020; and the SEHBP NJ Direct 15 plan as adopted and implemented by the School Employees’ Health Benefits Commission for plan year 2020.

RESOURCE:
NJASA, 920 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618; 609.599.2900, njasa.net