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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Peppers

INGREDIENTS

4 bell peppers, halved, seeds and cores removed

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

3 tbsp. butter

1/2 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic

3 c. shredded rotisserie chicken

1/2 c. hot sauce (preferably Frank’s Red Hot)

2 c. shredded Gouda

Ranch dressing, for drizzling

2 tbsp. freshly chopped chives

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Health Advocacy Services

The purpose of Health Advocacy Services is for you to have your very own “Advocate” who can help you and your covered dependents navigate the healthcare system and deal with the clinical and administrative issues you have to face to meet your medical, hospital, pharmacy and other healthcare needs.

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February 2021 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

With staggering numbers of cancer detected in people all around the world, it is important that we take initiative and practice monthly head-to-toe self-examinations on ourselves to increase the chances of spotting cancer early. Detecting cancer at an early stage can save lives.

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Prescription Assistance Services

With the ever increasing cost of prescription medications, HCCUA wants you know that there are many ways to reduce or even eliminate many of your medication expenses. We have a whole department dedicated to work with you to identity prescription savings and fee waiver opportunities and navigate the system, freeing up extra money to spend on meaningful healthcare.

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January 2021 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Happy New Year! Here at HCCUA, our goal is to improve services, keep our members happy and up to date with products we offer, plus have a better understanding of the quality of benefits available as a member.

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Mini Brie & Apple Quiches

Ingredients 30 servings

  • 30 mini phyllo shells (two 1.9-ounce packages; see Note)
  • 1/2 medium apple, peeled and finely diced
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 4 ounces Brie (1/2 small wheel), cut into 30 squares
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December 2020 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Do you feel like your life is stuck on autopilot? You may have a good life, career, loving friends and family, even earn lots of money however if your routine is keeping you blue, it may be hard to keep a positive attitude. A positive attitude is time given to show appreciation towards the things in our lives that make us happy. Showing how thankful and grateful we are can put us in a better state of mind and allow us to enjoy life altogether. Remember the little things can sometimes be the biggest gifts in the world.

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Top Reasons You Should Not Miss Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance began on November 1, 2020 and ends on December 15, 2020. If you purchase your own health insurance, or you are uninsured or underinsured, it is absolutely critical that you speak with a licensed insurance agent during this window of opportunity.

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Chicken, Arugula & Butternut Squash Salad with Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 6 servings

  • 2 3/4 cups precubed butternut squash
  • 2 1/2 cups halved Brussels sprouts (or quartered, if large)
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper plus 1/4 teaspoon, divided
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken (1/2-inch; about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup red grapes, halves
  • 1/2 cup very thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 5-ounce package baby arugula
  • 1/4 cup walnut oil or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
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