Serving the health care needs of local governments and school systems in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Anthem Data Breach
The Department of Human Resource Management continues to closely monitor the Anthem cyberattack. See information here.
New! TLC Roadshow Coming in March
TLC regional meetings will be held around the Commonwealth beginning on March 5 and continuing through March 18, 2015. Find a local session on the meeting schedule.
New! Enhanced Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Services for Autism Spectrum Disorder
The Local Choice Health Benefits Program has improved ABA coverage provided to children ages two through six years by removing a $35,000 annual limit on these services. This change is retroactive to July 1, 2012. For more information, see the revised 2014 Comparison of Benefits, the appropriate plan member handbook/notification of changes or specific plan Benefit Summaries at www.thelocalchoice.virginia.gov under Comparison of Benefits or Plan Information, Statewide Plans.
TLC Roadshow Presentation
The TLC 2014 Roadshow is now posted.
Prevent the Flu and Save Money Too!
Protect yourself and your family by getting a flu shot this year. The Local Choice (TLC) Key Advantage and TLC HDHP members may receive free flu shots at participating pharmacies. Kaiser Permanente HMO members should go to Kaiser participating medical centers. See more information.
Health Benefits Open Enrollment information is now available on the Anthem website for The Local Choice groups. See more here.
A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) for each TLC plan is available here. Providing SBCs is a provision under the Affordable Care Act to help you make an informed choice in choosing health coverage options.
Missing an ID Card?
Need another ID Card? More details here on how to order.
More than 48,000 employees, retirees and family members representing 285 local Virginia jurisdictions participate in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s The Local Choice (TLC) health benefits program. State government’s significant purchasing power reduces administrative costs, and shared claims experience offers financial protection for local government. Competitive trend estimates and value added benefits also enable The Local Choice to compete effectively in today’s health care marketplace. TLC offers financial stability through competitive rates, quality benefit plans and superior customer service.