Retired Clergy Healthcare

Current eligible retiree Conference-sponsored Medicare plans include your selection from three Highmark Medicare Advantage Plans or AARP Supplemental Plans. These plans include a subsidy, if eligible (see rates).

 

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MEDICAL – Highmark Options www.highmarkbcbs.com

2019 Medical:
Grids:
2019 Rates: (Rate listed is cost after subsidy)
  • Highmark Freedom Blue Premium (High) $189 per person, per month after subsidy
  • Highmark Freedom Blue Standard (low) $134 per person, per month after subsidy
  • Highmark HMO $63 per person, per month after subsidy
  • UPMC PPO Standard (High) $226 per person, per month after subsidy
  • UPMC PPO Basic (Low) $160 per person, per month after subsidy
  • UPMC HMO $75 per person, per month after subsidy
  • AARP - Cost varies based on plan selection, zip code, age and other factors. Direct Bills to member.
  • * Highmark plans reflect a lower rate for 2019 because we have received a loyalty discount from Highmark for 2019 only.

  • If you wish to change plans for 2019: you must inform us of your new plan selection and enroll in the plan directly with UPMC, Highmark, or AARP by completing and submitting an enrollment application. For an enrollment kit and application, please contact Kathleen Lasky or Alexis Soohy.
  • If you are satisfied with your current 2018 Highmark or AARP plan and wish to continue in 2019, no action is required. If we do not hear from you, you will continue on your current 2018 plan into 2019, with the rate adjusted.

 

2018 Rates: (Rate listed is cost after subsidy)
  • Freedom Blue High option $226.00 per person, per month
  • Freedom Blue Low option $160.00 per person, per month
  • Community Blue HMO option $75.00 per person, per month

 

 

Medical - AARP - www.aarp.com

Medicare Supplement Plans. You must choose your option and the cost is dependent upon your selections, your Zip code, and your age. For more information, contact the Benefits Office.

 

Dental- Metlife - www.metlife.com/dental

Please note: the Group number for our plan is #95435. The employee ID is the social security number of the plan subscriber (clergy). The cost is free to those on retiree conference-sponsored benefit plans (Highmark or AARP).