Healthcare Price Transparency Tool

Subject: Healthcare Price Transparency Tool as part of the Your Health Matters Program for NIC Members.

Audience: Labor Relations: Midwest CWA, Legacy T CWA, Mobility CWA Black – District 3, Mobility CWA Orange – District 1, 2-13, 4, 7, 9, Mobility CWA Purple – District 6, Southeast CWA, West IBEW – Local 1269, and National Internet Contract.
The Healthcare Price Transparency Tool provided by Castlight is not available in Puerto Rico, Guam or Virgin Islands.

Purpose: To communicate the availability of a Healthcare Price Transparency Tool provided by Castlight, which is accessible under the Your Health Matters Program.

Why/Rationale: Beginning as soon as administratively feasible on or after January 1, 2018, bargained employees enrolled in an AT&T self-insured medical program option will have access to the HealthCare Price Transparency Tool provided by Castlight.

Details: As part of the Your Health Matters Program, the Castlight Healthcare Price Transparency Tool allows participants to proactively plan healthcare decisions by comparing network providers and facilities for medical, pharmacy and dental services by cost, quality and location. In addition, participants can easily access information on past services they’ve received to understand what they have paid and why, as well as, receive personalized savings recommendations based on their past care. Bargained wmployees enrolled in an AT&T self-insured medical program option and their eligible adult dependents can access the web tool or download the app. Eligible employees will receive information regarding the Healthcare Price Transparency Tool once the tools are functional in early 2018. The Company retains the unilateral right to change, modify, amend or discontinue the Your Health Matters Program and or its component parts, including the Healthcare Price Transparency Tool.

The is informational only – no action required.