PEHP plans provide excellent, easy-to-use benefits. But to get the most from your plan, you have to be informed and proactive.
Use the tools and information here to get the best healthcare value and avoid unnecessary medical bills. Check here frequently for new tips on how to be a wise healthcare consumer.
When you need after-hours care for a condition that isn't life-threatening or severe, see how much money you could save by choosing an urgent care center instead of the ER.
These common issues could unnecessarily cost you up to thousands of dollars.
Some services require preauthorization. If you fail to get it, your benefits could be reduced or denied.
You could save big money if your service can be performed at the doctor's office (average cost $430) instead of a facility, such as a hospital.
You don't have medical insurance. Not in the traditional sense, at least. PEHP is a nonprofit trust. Your employer pays the costs for all claims.