The Pulse of SchoolCare, September 2020

As many of us prepare for the back-to-school season, it's important to build a new routine with resilience in mind.  


Understand your COVID-19 screening & testing options

Whether preparing to return to work virtually or in the classroom, it’s helpful to understand the COVID-19 resources available through your SchoolCare/Cigna health plan. 


Building resilience to overcome change

It’s during these uncertain times that focusing on your mental well-being is just as important as your physical health.


Stay active on a schedule

As the school year begins, your schedule might take on many changes. Good For You!  Wellness programs are a convenient way to stay motivated with any schedule. 


Keep calm and know where to go

Being confident in your care options is an important part of managing your health and feeling safe.

The Pulse of SchoolCare, August 2020

Are you optimizing your health plan? Getting proactive with your benefits can help to save money and stay healthy.  


Build a path toward total health with your doctor.

It's not required to select a Primary Care Provider (PCP) on your SchoolCare plan, however having one is a great resource for building a pathway toward total health.


Your top 5 health plan questions answered

Your SchoolCare Group Relations team has collected your top 5 health care questions and provided answers they hope will help guide you through the plan year.


Everything you need to know about reading the Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

An EOB is a statement to communicate details of recently received services such as what was covered and what you are expected to pay.


Be proactive about your wellness

Taking advantage of wellness programs is a great way to optimize health benefits. Not only can you earn cash for making healthy choices, you can adopt healthy lifestyle habits to reduce future risks.

The Pulse of SchoolCare, July 2020

Taking care of you: Put the focus on keeping up with your overall health this summer.  

Put preventive care first.

If you want to take care of you this season, we recommend considering your preventive care options.

Summer self-care: How to focus on your mental health

When it comes to taking care of YOU, your mental well-being is just as essential as your physical health.

Start saving money on quality eyewear

With VSP you can purchase quality eyewear at a discounted price with low out-of-pocket costs. Here's how:

WINFertility: Your comprehensive family-building benefit

We are excited to offer comprehensive infertility coverage as of July 1, 2020! 

The Pulse of SchoolCare, June 2020

Managing health and budget: How do you plan for the year ahead? Here are some tips and resources to get you started.

Understand your cost information tools at

myCigna is here to support you by hosting a variety of tools to educate on total costs.

It's never too late to optimize your wellness programs

Subscribers can earn up to $800 a year. Covered spouses and 65+ retirees can earn up to $400 each year.

Save money with a Flexibile Spending Account (FSA)

 If your employer offers an FSA, here are some benefits to consider...

3 ways to reduce medication costs

To keep prescription costs down for you and your family, it's important to understand your options.

The Pulse of SchoolCare, May 2020

Keeping up with your care: the "new norm". During a time when it's easy to feel overwhelmed, you have resources to help keep you and your family healthy.

Open Enrollment: YOUR time to CHOOSE

Do you have changes to make for the next plan year beginning July 1, 2020? Here's how you can explore your benefit options from home.

Telehealth: Bridging the social distancing gap between you and your care

Access quality health care and connect with certified doctors when, and where you need it.

Take time to support well-being from home

During uncertain times it's important to take steps to help support the well-being of ourselves and loved ones. Learn about yoru at-home resources.

Additional emotional support is available for you and your family

Cigna has expanded your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit to give you even more access to behavioral health resources.

COVID-19 Coverage

To help participants during these uncertain times, SchoolCare/Cigna are offering new coverage and treatment options.

What you need to know about COVID-19 Testing

SchoolCare and Cigna have taken steps to help participants with symptoms or exposure to COVID-19 find greater peace of mind.

Learn more about your COVID-19 treatment options

Cigna is waiving out-of-pocket costs for all COVID-19 treatment through October 31, 2020. Here's what you need to know.

Virtual medical & behavioral care with MDLive

Dealing with uncertain times can be overwhelming. Your MDLive for Cigna benefit is ready to support you with virtual care.


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