GEHA Announces 2022 Health and Dental Plan Options and New Plan Benefit for Select Offerings | Business
LEE’S SUMMIT, Missouri – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 8, 2021–
Today, GEHA (pronounced GEHA) announced its 2022 health and dental plan options available to eligible federal employees through the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program (FEHB) and Dental Insurance Program. and Visual Federal Employees (FEDVIP), as well as its new regime. benefit for Elevate and Elevate Plus subscribers.
Five GEHA high value medical plan options will be available in 2022, including the popular Elevate plans, the low cost default medical option, and GEHA’s High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), the most selected HDHP among federal employees. In addition, two comprehensive dental plans that anchored GEHA’s leadership position in the FEDVIP space will be maintained in 2022.
“As a non-profit member association, our mission is to provide useful and value-added benefits to our members,” said Art Nizza, President and CEO of GEHA. “GEHA is proud to offer cost-effective, comprehensive plan options tailored to the unique needs of federal employees. “
WHAT’S NEW FOR 2022:
The benefit of the GEHA plan reinforces the company’s commitment to empowering its members to be healthy and healthy. Elevate and Elevate Plus plan subscribers can choose from a free plan benefit including a Fitbit wearable device and Fitbit Premium membership, Daily Burn virtual fitness membership, DICK’S Sporting Goods or REI gift card, or SilverSneakers membership (Elevate Plus only, Medicare part A and / or B subscriber and spouse). For more information on the benefits of the plan, visit www.geha.com/planperk.
The Elevate and Elevate Plus plans also allow members to make wellness a priority by providing up to $ 1,000 in Wellness Country rewards per household for leading a healthy lifestyle. Additionally, members have exclusive access to innovative alternatives to traditional one-size-fits-all plans, a $ 0 franchise plan with predictable costs for Elevate Plus, and GEHA’s lowest premium plan, Elevate.
All of GEHA’s medical plans include access to millions of providers across the country. This includes robust access to telehealth for physicians, pediatricians and behavioral health therapists. Membership use of telehealth has grown significantly since GEHA started offering it as a free option in 2019. GEHA has seen a 125% increase in its use from 2020 to 2021.
For the second year in a row, the Elevate and Elevate Plus plans offer a simple and generous rewards program of $ 500 / $ 1,000 (two adults per household) Wellness Country. In 2020, over 58% of plan members were engaged in the program and received an average of over $ 178 in rewards per committed member. Wellness Pays rewards can be used for qualifying health care expenses now and in the future. For more information on Wellness Pays, visit www.geha.com/elevate-rewards.
Elevate is FEHB’s default plan and GEHA’s lowest premium plan. Elevate empowers members who want an alternative to traditional one-size-fits-all plans by offering the most affordable coverage and a robust rewards program, Wellness Country, for healthy lifestyle choices.
The bi-weekly premiums for the Elevation plan are as follows:
- Raise Yourself – $ 48.74
- Raise Self Plus One – $ 112.11
- Raising the Car and the Family – $ 136.48
Elevate Plus helps take the guesswork out of healthcare costs and offers personalized services to help members navigate their healthcare and manage their well-being with confidence. This network plan offers a low co-payment for non-traditional care in the FEHB space, wide benefits for surgery and a strong rewards program, Wellness Pays.
The bi-weekly premiums for the Elevate Plus plan are as follows:
- Elevate Plus Self – $ 79.13
- Elevate Plus Self Plus One – $ 182.51
- Elevate Plus Self & Family – $ 190.63
HDHP (High Deductible Health Plan)
HDHP allows members to control their health spending by offering comprehensive medical coverage, as well as the ability to establish and develop a Health Savings Account (HSA) that can be used for medical expenses or at age 65 for non-medical expenses. With only 5% coinsurance once the deductible is reached, this plan combines predictable reimbursable expenses with unexpected dental and visual benefits, all with access to a Health Savings Account (HSA).
The bi-weekly premiums for the HDHP plan are as follows:
- HDHP Auto – $ 63.21
- HDHP Self Plus One – $ 135.90
- HDHP Auto & Family – $ 167.00
GEHA’s Standard plan provides members with broad access to traditional healthcare as well as familiar and comprehensive benefits and coverage at an affordable price. The Standard plan offers some of the lowest co-payments for primary and specialty visits as well as 100% networked coverage for routine maternity care.
The bi-weekly premiums for the Standard plan are as follows:
- Standard auto – $ 62.66
- Standard Self Plus One – $ 134.73
- Standard Auto & Family – $ 164.85
High Option is a premium plan that gives members the confidence that comes from having the most comprehensive branded prescription coverage available in GEHA’s medical portfolio, along with low reimbursable fees and a cost-sharing waiver for registrants. to Medicare. In 2022, Medicare Part B premium refunds increased to $ 800, from $ 600 in 2021.
The bi-weekly premiums for the High plan are as follows:
- HDHP Auto – $ 104.86
- HDHP Self Plus One – $ 224.76
- HDHP Auto & Family – $ 302.25
GEHA’s two dental plans offer comprehensive, high-quality dental services, from preventative crown, bridges, dentures and orthodontics care. Members of the GEHA dental plan have access to over 388,000 networked locations nationwide and are also covered worldwide. Both plan options also include discounts on hearing aids, medical alerts, and vision care, including exams, frames, and lenses.
High Option — Full Coverage for Maximum Dental Benefits
The High option includes an unlimited maximum annual benefit per person, pays a higher percentage for covered services and offers no waiting period for orthodontic services.
Standard option: low premiums for routine care
The standard option provides 100% coverage for routine dental care and covers 70% of orthodontic care after a 12 month waiting period.
The 2022 premiums for GEHA dental plan options are available by postal code at www.geha.com/plans/dental/2022/overview.
To find out about the packages offered, visit www.geha.com or dial 800-821-6136. These rates do not apply to all registrants. If a member falls into a special registration category, please refer to the FEHB program website or contact the tribal agency or employer who maintains their registration for health benefits. This is a brief description of the characteristics of GEHA’s FEHB and FEDVIP plans. Please read the Federal GEHA brochures available at www.geha.com. All benefits are subject to the definitions, limitations and exclusions described in federal brochures. The benefits of the plan are neither offered nor guaranteed under a contract with the FEHB program and are made available by GEHA.
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association, Inc., pronounced GEHA), founded in 1937, is a nonprofit member association and the largest provider of dental care and the second largest provider of medical benefits to federal employees serving exclusively 2 million current employees and retirees, military retirees, and their families. GEHA’s mission of empowering members to be healthy and healthy is demonstrated by the focus on innovation as well as access to one of the world’s largest networks of nationwide medical care providers.
Based in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, GEHA is one of the Kansas City metro area’s largest employers. For more information visit www.geha.com.
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Lisa Ketteler (GEHA) / 816-305-5822
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