SEBB's May Intercom newsletter is now available

The School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program's Intercom newsletter is your source for information and updates about your health benefits. 

Read the May issue.

Here are some highlights from the May newsletter.

Which kind of medical plan serves you best?

Do you get a little lost when you’re trying to choose a medical plan? What does managed care, PPO, EPO, or HDHP really mean? This article can help you understand the different types of plans so you can be confident of which plan is right for you.

Don’t overlook your vision benefits

Your SEBB benefits include vision coverage. While it’s often easy to overlook these benefits, regular eye exams can detect more than 35 different health problems. This article covers some of the most commonly used vision benefits included with your coverage and ways you can find more information, including finding a provider for your next eye exam.

Retirement planning: Don’t forget health insurance

It’s never too early to start weighing your options for health plan coverage after your employer-paid coverage ends. One of your options is Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) retiree insurance coverage. This article covers basics of eligibility, enrollment, and how you can learn more.

Could a stroke happen to you?

May is Stroke Awareness month. While a stroke can happen to anyone, there are health and lifestyle factors that put you at a higher risk and steps you can take to reduce your risk. We also talk about the warning signs (think F-A-S-T!).

Get moving with the SmartHealth Washington Moves event

Join the SmartHealth Washington Moves event from May 16 through 27. Track any activity that gets your heart beating faster and earn 200 points. Sign in to SmartHealth to get started!

Share your story

We invite you to share your story and tell us how any of your benefits are making a difference in your life or a family member’s life. Your story can motivate others to achieve their goals.