Instructions on how to attend a ROCP session BY PHONE.

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    What is needed to participate in the Teleconference meetings?

    The only thing you need to participate in one of these meetings is a telephone (landline or cell phone)

     
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    Dialing in:

    • Dial the teleconference number 877-226-8216
      • When dialing in to the call, you will be asked to enter the participant access code 695203# to join the conference
     
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    Once you are connected:

    • All participants are placed on hold until the meeting begins
    • You will be a listen only mode
      • You will hear hold music while you are waiting for the meeting to start
      • You will not be able to hear other participants until Q&A begins
      • At the direction of the hosts the participants may hear the AT&T moderator give updates on when the meeting will begin
     
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    Once the meeting begins:

    • When the meeting starts the participants will hear the following instructions:
      • Welcome to the State Health Benefit Plan Retiree Option Change Period Meeting. At this time all participants are placed in a listen only mode.
      • AT&T moderator will introduce the hosts and the presentation will begin
      • Participants will hear the recorded presentation
     
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    Question and Answer Session:

    • Once the presentation is completed the AT&T moderator will provide instructions on how participants can ask their questions, if needed
      • Participants wanting to ask a question will follow the instructions which will allow the AT&T moderator to place your call in line to ask your question
      • Once the first question is ready the AT&T moderator will open the first participant line so that they can ask their question
      • Lines will be opened one at a time and you will be instructed when your line is open to ask your question
      • The host will use wording such as, “We have our first question, caller 1 go ahead”
      • The host will answer the question and advise the AT&T moderator to open the line for the next question
    • Note: questions and answers are heard by all hosts and participants
    • This process is repeated until all questions are answered
     
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    Closing:

    • Once the Q&A portion is completed the hosts will provide closing remarks and instruct AT&T moderator to conclude the meeting