Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

June 6, 2014

Editor’s Tip: BlueResourceSM Wellness Campaigns
Each month you have access to BlueResource wellness campaigns that you can prepare a month in advance. BlueResource is a library of turnkey wellness communications that you can use to create or supplement employee health care communications. Artwork, e-banners and text can be added to print or electronic employee communications including e-mails, newsletters or a company's intranet site. Sharing the messages with your employees provides a number of options for a health promotion campaign all year long. BlueResource files are located at Blue Access for Employers >> Employer Resources >> Employee Communications.

Legislative Update
Review the latest legislative news:

News and Updates
Special Enrollment Period for COBRA Eligible Individuals
Recently, CMS announced a new exchange Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for people eligible for or enrolled in COBRA plans. Learn how eligible individuals can activate their SEP and enroll in a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois individual health plan until July 1.

Health and Wellness
Did you know? Each day in the United States, more than nine people are killed and more than 1,060 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013

Fit Facts: Man Up for Better Health
The average woman outlives the average man by more than five years. Why? Men are more likely to engage in unhealthy behavior, and less likely than women to adopt preventive health measures. Share these tips with employees to help men live longer and better.

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