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 PlanPPO
Preferred Provider Organization
HDHP
High 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)
Limited Purpose FSA

Plan Summary PPO Plan Summary HDHP Plan Summary
Summary of Benefits
and Coverage

PPO Summary of Benefits
and Coverage

HDHP Summary of Benefits
and Coverages
Summary Plan Description    
 Claim Form  Medical Expense Claim Form  Medical Expense Claim Form
     
How are the Plans Different?

Premium Cost | Benefit DifferencesPlan Comparsion | HDHP and HSA FAQs


Teladoc

Teladoc | Teladoc Mobile | 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.

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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.