Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Alabama Blue | Health Insurance Notices | ID Cards and Important Contacts | 800.239.5772 Summary of Benefits UAH offers eligible employees a choice between two medical plans for coverage: Traditional Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, both plans have the same network access and provider discounts. Also, both plans offers FREE preventive services at no cost share to the employee. Health PlanPPOPreferred Provider OrganizationHDHPHigh Deductible Health Plan Premiums Higher Lower Deductibles Lower Higher Members Cost Share after deductible is met Copayments + Coinsurance Coinsurance Only (20%) Tax-favored Accounts Healthcare FSA Health Savings Account (HSA) Plan Summary PPO Plan Summary HDHP Plan Summary Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) PPO SBC HDHP SBC Summary Plan Description PPO Summary Plan Description HDHP Summary Plan Description Claim Form Medical Expense Claim Form Medical Expense Claim Form Transparency in Coverage The link below leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federalTransparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowedamounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted toallow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data. Blue Cross Blue Shield Health PlanThe University of Alabama in HuntsvilleEmployer EIN: 63-0520830https://www.bcbsal.org/web/tcr Interactive Health Plan Decision Tool Choosing a health plan is a major financial decision just as significant as a large purchase. Resources are available to help you determine which health plan would be the best for you and your family. Plan Select is a simple tool to help you select the right health plan. Plan Select Interactive Tool - Start Now! How are the Plans Different? Premium Cost | Plan Comparison | HDHP and HSA FAQs Use Your Health Plan Coverage To Access COVID-19 Tests On January 10, 2022, the Biden administration announced that at-home, self-read COVID-19 tests purchased on or after January 15, 2022, will be covered by health insurers. This means you will have easy access to these tests and your health plan will cover them up front or reimburse you. Health plan participants are now eligible to obtain up to eight at-home COVID-19 testing kits every 30 days for each covered person in your household at your local pharmacy or online as needed, as long as the tests are not used for required employment testing or for resale purposes. The University of Alabama in Huntsville with BCBS has a network of pharmacies that will bill these at-home COVID-19 tests and process them at $0 to you. Health Management Benefits Weight Loss Program Wondr Health In partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, the Wondr Health program is a simple online program that uses informative videos and learning tools to teach you how to lose weight and improve your health. It is available via your desktop, laptop or mobile device. What to Know in 90 Seconds Diabetes Management Program Comparison Livongo Virta Health Type 2 Diabetes Reversal This voluntary disease management program, Livongo, offers a new approach to diabetes management that combines the latest technology with coaching. Program participants will receive a free Welcome Kit which includes: a cellularly connected glucometer, unlimited test strips and lancets, lancing device, and carrying case. Participants can also take advantage of unlimited coaching and tons of support through the smartphone and web applications. Impact on Livongo How to Enroll: Go to welcome.livongo.com and click “Join Now” or call Livongo Member Support at 800-945-4355 Use registration code UAHUNTSVILLE Virta Health offers clinical treatment to reverse type 2 diabetes and prediabetes safely and sustainability with no medications, starvation, or surgery. Virta is a medically supervised, research-backed treatment proven to reverse type 2 diabetes through nutrition ketosis. Virta’s treatment is done online, and patients are medically supervised as they lower A1C, eliminate diabetes medications, and lose weight. Virta includes medical supervision, a personal 1 one 1 health coach, tools for biomarker feedback, on demand resources, and an easy to use mobile and desktop application. Virta is available to UAH employees and covered dependents between the ages of 18 and 79 who are enrolled in the UAH health plan through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. How Virta Works How to Enroll: Go to www.virtahealth.com/join/uas. It only takes 5 minutes to start the application process now to find out if you qualify. Learn More: Virta Health Communications Teladoc Teladoc | Teladoc Mobile | Dermatology | Mental Health | 855.477.4549 Employees who are currently enrolled in a medical plan have access to Teladoc, a great health benefit that lets you talk with experienced doctors anytime, anywhere. Teladoc gives you 24/7/365 access to U.S. board-certified and state-licensed doctors through video or phone visits. Click here for more information. Teladoc provides coverage for general health, dermatology, and mental & behavioral health services. International Travel BlueCard Worldwide Service Center | BlueCard Worldwide Brochure | Summer Travel Plans When traveling outside the United States, Faculty and Staff will have access to healthcare providers and emergency medical services through the BlueCard Worldwide® Program. View more information regarding claims processing and to search for a provider or hospital. Open Enrollment Health Insurance Open Enrollment is held between mid-October through mid-November each year with changes to be effective January 1st. Individuals wishing to add or delete dependent coverage due to a change in family status (marriage, divorce, birth of children) may do so outside of open enrollment within 30 days of the status change. Web and Mobile App Features Getting Started | Online Tools | Mobile App Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama offers a variety of features through their web and mobile app tools. myBlue Cross and the mobile app contains a Virtual ID card feature. They also allow members to find participating providers and compare or estimate costs for medical treatments by using the Treatment Cost Estimator. WellBeacon Access WellBeacon A better way to manage your health. Through this online application you can define health goals, access health based programs, track providers, see plan coverage details, health cost estimates, schedule appointments, and more!