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Shaping the future of a Healthy Georgia by improving access and ensuring quality to strengthen the communities we serve.

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Wellness Program Updates: COVID-19 Vaccination Activity

Eligible participants include active and pre-65 retired Plan members who received their full vaccination as Plan members any time since January 1, 2021 (the beginning of our Plan Year).

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulatory guidelines prohibit Medicare Advantage members from earning an incentive for participating in the COVID-19 Vaccination Activity. The COVID-19 Vaccination Activity is an extension of SHBP Annual Wellness Initiatives offered to SHBP Commercial (non-MA) members and covered spouses enrolled in Anthem, UnitedHealthcare and Kaiser Permanente Plan Options.

Weekly National Health Safety Network (NHSN) Report

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Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 Information

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has announced $25.5 billion in new funding that is available for distribution to all states through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4.