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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

July 18, 2014

Legislative Update
Summary of Benefits and Coverage: SBC Tool Will Be Unavailable Due to Maintenance for Groups (1-150)
The SBC Tool will be unavailable starting Friday, July 25, 2014, at 6 p.m. CT through Sunday, July 27, 2014, at 8 a.m. CT for maintenance.

News and Updates
New Employer Shared Responsibility (ESR) Online Resource Available
If you’re a large employer, 2015 Employer Shared Responsibility (ESR) rules apply whether you intentionally – or unintentionally – don’t offer employee coverage. Visit our public employer website’s Group Health Plan Changes page to see when you may avoid ESR penalties.

Reminder: Worksite Wellness Webinar ― How Does Volunteerism Fit into the Five Elements of Well-Being?
Attend the July 22 webinar.

Health and Wellness
New Perk Up Wellness Screen Saver Available on eCards for Health®
Got the midday blahs? Check out the new Wellness Screen Saver and Perk Up! Download the new screen saver to your personal computer or Mac and see how small changes can make a big difference in your day. Simply go to eCardsforHealth.com to view and download the latest Wellness Screen Savers. Also, visit the site on your mobile phone or tablet to view the entire eCards collection.

Fit Facts: Should You Drink Your Vitamins?
Many Americans in search of health on the go have turned to so-called “vitamin water” drinks. Are these drinks really that good for you? Share these tips with employees to select the best thirst quencher.

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