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Goals and Objectives 2017 Biennium

Department Mission: To serve, satisfy, and support our customers.

Division Mission: To administer competitive and comprehensive benefits that provide financial protection for state employees, retirees, and their families in a cost effective manner.

Goal: Deliver financial stability of the state employee health benefits fund.


  • Manage combined medical and pharmacy trend for active employees and non-Medicare retirees at or below national trends.

Goal: Reduce the number of State employee work related and associated costs.


  • Reduce the number of injuries through enhanced safety efforts.
  • Increase the Return to Work (RTW) placements.
  • Develop new strategies to address occupational health for State employees.

Goal: Educate and inform members about their health and benefits.


  • Coordinate events to empower employees to manage their health.
  • Coordinate with our vendors to provide increased employee awareness of healthy behaviors and available health resources.
  • Expand and develop Behavioral Health/EAP services to employees.

Goal: Create and maintain a highly qualified, professional, diverse, and responsive workforce.


  • Promote professional growth and developement opportunities through improved employee recruitment, selection, retention, and training.
  • Provide basic training and education to develop and maintain employees’ knowledge and skills.
  • Create and foster a work environment where employees are engaged.