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Coronavirus Information & Frequently Asked Questions

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Our Mission:

Welcome to the Maine Municipal Employees Health Trust!  Our mission is to meet the needs of local government employees, retirees, dependents and employer groups by providing cost-effective, quality employee benefit programs and superior services.

The Health Trust is committed to supporting the delivery of appropriate health care services, controlling the cost of care, and improving participants’ health.

The mission of the Health Trust Health Education and Promotion Program (Wellness Works) is to develop, promote, and deliver quality health education and wellness programs to Health Trust participants and their families.

 

Stay Informed about the Coronavirus & COVID-19

This article is intended to provide you with general information about the novel coronavirus, including how it is transmitted and how you can prevent infection. Please refer to our special website section for Coronavirus information and Frequently Asked Questions. We encourage you to learn more about the coronavirus by visiting the website of the Centers for...
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2020 Admin Workshops – Update

As we all know, the public health situation in Maine and the U.S. regarding the coronavirus outbreak is a major concern, and it is evolving rapidly. Like every organization and business in Maine, MMA is affected and must make prudent decisions about continuing to provide important services, while protecting the health of our members and employees. In an a...
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See a Provider from Anywhere with LiveHealth Online

Telehealth is the use of digital information and communication technologies, such as computers and mobile devices, to access health care services remotely and manage your health care.  It has been recognized that telehelath can provide an effective option to obtain care initially, while still helping to control the spread of infectious disease.  It also offe...
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Save the ER for Emergencies

The list of Walk-In Centers has been updated recently, and new facilities are being added around the state.  These facilities can be a good option if you need treatment for an injury or illness and can’t see your primary care doctor, but it’s not an emergency.  Walk-In Centers take patients without an appointment and are usually open longer hours, including...
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SBCs and Summary Documents for 2020 Now Available

Under the terms of the Affordable Care Act, employers must provide employees with a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) which follows a standard format prescribed by the federal government.  This document should be distributed to all benefits-eligible employees prior to the beginning of the plan’s open enrollment period each year. The Health Trust’s op...
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Prescription Home Delivery Changes

If you currently fill a maintenance medication via mail order, your prescription was transferred to IngenioRx Home Delivery Pharmacy effective July 1, 2019.  IngenioRx is the new pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) which Anthem will use to fill prescriptions. You will now need to order your refills by logging in at www.anthem.com.  If you currently utilize th...
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Wellness Works Congratulates 2019 Award Winners

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Wellness Works, hosted the 31st annual wellness conference. There were 84 attendees, representing over 46 of our employer groups. The morning speaker was Elizabeth Ross Holmstrom, Founder and President of BreakTogether. Elizabeth introduced the science and simple practice of mindful pauses to improve work and wellbeing. In the...
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Give your Pharmacist the Correct ID Card

Effective July 1st, Anthem changed the provider they use to manage prescriptions from Express Scripts to IngenioRx.  To help prevent any issues with processing your prescriptions, your pharmacist must have your current benefit information. The next time you visit the pharmacy, you should show your most recent ID card and ask them to update their records....
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What is an EOB – and why do I need it?

The Explanation of Benefits (EOB) you receive from Anthem is an important document. It provides you with details about how a service was covered, what the plan paid, and what may be your cost share responsibility.  Co-pays are usually expected at the time a service is delivered. No EOB is sent if there is only a co-pay, or if no additional patient cost shar...
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TDES program offers support and savings

Diabetes can be a difficult disease to manage, and there are very serious consequences for those who do not effectively manage it.  Support is available to our members who have diabetes or pre-diabetes, and it comes with a significant financial incentive. The Telephonic Diabetes Education and Support program (TDES©) features local, individualized educatio...
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