No Responsibility is More Important than Extending Thanks.

Over 700 LEHB members attended the LEHB-FOP Medical Contract Hearing.

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The largest turnout ever!

What an Impression You made with the Arbitration Panel.

Your Effort Made a Difference!

THANK YOU!

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New and Current CPAP Users

Are you having trouble finding a CPAP provider?

Is your provider going out of business, and you don’t know what to do?

Not getting new equipment?

Call LEHB at 215-763-8290 and ask to speak with Ali, Kate, or Sylvia

We will be happy to help you and get what you need!

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

NEW BLUE CROSS CARDS

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You should receive new ID cards for every family member by July 1, 2014.
Contact your doctor immediately with your updated information to avoid bills not being paid.

Does LEHB have your correct mailing address and email address?

Your responsibilities.

  • Did every member of your family receive a new card?
  • Notify your doctor’s office so they can update their computer to ensure bills are paid.

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NEW LEHB PROGRAMS

Participate and Become Eligible to Win $100.00

LEHB “12 Weeks to a Healthier You”

  • 12-week gym membership offering low impact aerobic classes ie, Pilates, Zumba, step aerobics etc.
  • Three free dietitian visits to set your desired weight loss
  • Small group personal trainer to assist in your physical activities
  • All participants competing the 12 week program will be eligible to win $100.00
  • Call now to reserve your place in the next session 215-763-8290

Ask for Kelley, Ali or Phyllis

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LEHB “Weekly Monitor your Weight Program”

  • Initial weigh-in and consultation with dietitian
  • This program is a 12-week weight loss commitment from the member
  • Small group personal trainer to assist in your physical activities
  • Weekly meetings with dietitian to reinforce eating habits and weight loss
  • Group support meetings with dietitian
  • All participants competing the 12 week program will be eligible to win $100.00
  • Call now to reserve your place in the next session 215-763-8290

Ask for Kelley, Ali or Phyllis

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LEHB-Nazareth Hospital “Healthy Heart Program”

    • Location: Nazareth facility at Rhawn Street and Dungan Road in the Northeast
    • Program for members with the potential to develop heart related problems
    • Members with Hypertension, who are Overweight or are Overweight with diabetes will be ideal candidates
      • Phase 1 includes blood draw and review of potential early warning signes of heart related problems
      • Phase 2 participants identified as having a possible future heart related problem will participate in a min heart related health fair including body mass index, ankle brachial test, carotid artery evaluation, blood pressure, height and weight
      • Phase 3 participants with the potential of having a heart episode in the near future will have a personal one-on-one discussion with the cardiologist
      • All participants completing this LEHB-Nazareth heart program will be eligible to win $100.00. Call now 215-763-8290 and ask for Kelley, Ali or Phyllis

Keeping you healthy is the best course of action for you and your family!

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DOES YOUR DOCTOR OWE YOU MONEY?

HOW WOULD YOU KNOW?

Enroll today for a chance to win $50.00

Enroll today for a chance to win $50.00

  • Call LEHB and request a wallet sized disk with three years of your medical and prescription history.
  • Review the disk. Check all “annual office visits.” Look under the co-pay column and if there is a “0″ zero, no co-pay was required.
  • Show your doctor no co-pay was required and show proof you paid a co-pay and request a refund.
  • Always pay your co-pay by check or credit card so you have a record.
  • Also check your medical history.  Did you have all the services LEHB was billed for?  If not, contact LEHB.

Call Amber at LEHB 215-763-8290 ext 223 for your medical and prescription history.

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Temple Ready Care Services

Just Walk In!

With extended hours and walk-in services, Temple ReadyCare is an ideal resource for those times when you cannot plan ahead to receive medical care. Board-certified physicians and certified technicians are available to care for you and your family 7 days a week, including weekday evenings and most holidays. We provide high quality care to adults and children for a full range of injuries and illnesses – from a bad cough to an unexplained backache or even a game-day injury. No appointment is necessary.

Temple ReadyCare locations near you:

Ft. Washington

515 Pennsylvania Avenue
Ft. Washington, PA 19034
(across from West German BMW)
Phone Number: 215-540-8404
Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 8 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM
Open Most Holidays

Jenkintown

261 Old York Road, Suite 216
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(located in The Pavilion)
Phone Number: 215-884-3800
Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 8 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM
Open Most Holidays 

Northeast Philadelphia

11000 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(Boulevard Plaza next to Chickie’s & Pete’s®)
Phone Number: 215-677-1475
Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 8 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM
Open Most Holidays 

Port Richmond

2301 E. Allegheny Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
(City Center Northeastern building)
Phone Number: 215-926-3535
Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 8 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM
Open Most Holidays 

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INJURED ON DUTY REFERENCE GUIDE

EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Notify your immediate supervisor
  • Obtain a referral for treatment (82-S-30)
  • Submit an Employee Injury Report (82-S-58)
  • Contact the FOP – Terryl Reid 215-629- 3620

DO NOT USE YOUR PERSONAL CHOICE OR MEDCO CARDS!

Use the ScripNet card for all prescriptions relative to the injuries on duty.  You MUST use the ScripNet card and NOT use your MedCo card.  There is NO co-payment with the ScripNet card.  If you do not have the ScripNet card yet, inform the pharmacist that this is a work-related injury.  He/she will call ScripNet for approval.  (1-800-880-8562)

SUPERVISOR’S RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report the incident to Comp Services Inc. as soon as possible.  This report is to be made at any time f the day or night, seven days a week.  (1-800-463-2524)
  • Provide employee with a referral for treatment (82-S-30)
  • Ensure the employee submits the Employee Injury Report (82-S-58)
  • The employee must be treated at an approved City Network Provider initially.  If they receive treatment outside the network, they will NOT be reimbursed.
  • EXCEPTION: In a serious emergency they are taken to the nearest medical facility.  If they do not require any further immediate treatment have them report directly to the appropriate City Network Provider with the referral on the next scheduled clinic day.

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CONTRACT MANDATED CO-PAYS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2011

Effective January 1, 2011, the co-pay for medical services will increase.   This increase was awarded in the 2009-2014 CollectiveBargaining Agreement between the City of Philadelphia and the Fraternal Order of Police.  The contract mandates that co-pays increase to $15.00 per office visit to a family doctor and $25.00 for an office visit to a specialist.  New medical cards with this new co-pay information have been mailed out to members.  Any member who has not received their new card(s) by the second week of January should contact LEHB.  Once you have your new cards, you should not use and destroy your old cards.  We are here to help you and if any member has any questions about their benefits, now or at any time, please call LEHB at 215-763-8290

Click here to view a summary of your benefits and new co-pays.

2009-2014 CONTRACT UPDATE

LEHB would like to thank FOP President John McNesby and FOP Attorney Tom Jennings for defending your medical benefits during the 2009 contract negotiations.

LEHB’s city contribution reduced January 2010 to June 2010 by $200 per month per member.

  • No impact on you or your family!

Self-insured Blue Cross

  • No impact on your or your family!
  • Note:  Dental, Optical and Prescription plan has been self insured for 20 years.

LEHB will retain complete control of administering your medical plan.

  • Personal Choice –same doctors–same hospitals.

July 1, 2010 copay change

  • LEHB will hold city wide meetings
  • LEHB will have a three month reserve (minus any copay offset) at the end of the contract.

Click here for full text of 2010-2014 contract

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Office visit for a medical reason?

Order your LEHB password protected computer disk with three years of your medical and prescription history.  Print out your medical and prescription history for your next doctor’s visit. Calling for your disk makes you eligible to win $50.00!

  • Questions to ask your doctor.
  • What do you think is causing my problem?
  • Is there more than one condition or disease that could be causing my problem?
  • What test will you do to diagnose my problem?
  • How good are the tests for diagnosing my problem?
  • How safe are the tests?
  • What is the likely course of this condition with and without the recommended course of treatment?
  • What other treatment options are available?

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Here’s how you can win $50.00

By simply participating in one of LEHB’s many programs to help keep you healthy, you are automatically entered for a chance to win $50.00   Fill out an LEHB survey, get your flu shot at LEHB or attend an LEHB  sponsored seminar and you have a chance to win!

  • LEHB Dental Survey
  • LEHB IOD Survey
  • LEHB Medical-Vision Survey
  • LEHB Dental-Medical Survey
  • LEHB Duplicate Billing Survey
  • LEHB Improper Billing Survey
  • Complete a Blue Cross Personal Health Profile.
  • Engage LEHB Guardian Nurses for serious medical conditions to ensure coordinating your quality of care by calling 215-763-8290.
  • Call a Blue Cross Health Coach with any general question at 1-800-275-2583.
  • Call the Blue Cross Connections Program regarding a specific medical condition  such as:  hypertension, asthma, high cholesterol, diabetes, etc. at 1-800-275-2583.
  • Complete and return the annual coordination of benefits form.
  • Participate in the LEHB Flu Shot Program.
  • Participate in the LEHB HeartCam Program.
  • Participate in the LEHB Heads Up Program.
  • Participate in an LEHB Parenting Seminar.
  • Participate in an LEHB Health Fair.
  • Request your LEHB 2 year medical history on computer disk.
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To help you understand your benefits LEHB makes available a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC), which summarizes important information about your LEHB Personal Choice plan in a standard format as required by Health Care Reform.   The SBC for your current benefit plan is available on the web at: http://www.ibxpress.com.    A paper copy is also available, free of charge, by calling 1-800-ASK-BLUE (a toll-free number).