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TLC News

Affordable Care Act Nondiscrimination Notice Posted View the state health benefits program’s Nondiscrimination Notice, stating that the program complies with applicable federal civil rights laws. Language assistance is also available.

A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) for each TLC plan is available for 2016-2017. Providing SBCs is a provision under the Affordable Care Act to help you make an informed choice in choosing health coverage options.

New! Get a Free Flu Shot
Take steps to prevent the flu this season! Free flu shots are available at participating pharmacies.

2015 Town Hall Meeting Presentation and Study Results
See information here on the TLC program for local governments, school divisions and other political entities. Click here to see study results.

TLC Roadshow Presentation
View the 2016-17 TLC Roadshow presentation.

Anthem Data Breach
The Department of Human Resource Management continues to closely monitor the Anthem cyberattack. See information here.

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.

Missing an ID Card?
Need another ID Card? More details here on how to order.

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Health Benefits Nondiscrimination Notice


Dept. of Human Resource Management

More than 60,000 employees, retirees and family members representing 335 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.