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PUBLIC EDUCATION EMPLOYEES’ HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN (PEEHIP)

PEEHIP, established in 1983, provides health insurance benefits for active and retired education employees and is governed by the PEEHIP Board of Control. The Boards of Control elect the Secretary-Treasurer who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the RSA.

Group Information:

Provider: Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama

Group #: 14000

 

PEEHIP Premiums for Health Coverage:

Effective for October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015


Coverage/Surcharge


Premium/Surcharge Amount


Single Health Coverage


$15.00


Family Health Coverage


$177.00


Tobacco User Surcharge


$28.00 


​Dental

​$38.00 - Single and $45.00 - Family

​Vision

​$38.00 - Single or Family

Cancer

​$38.00 - Single or Family

​Hospital Indemnity

​$38.00 - Single or Family

​Supplemental

$38.00 - Single or Family​


Flexible Spending Account

Maximum limit is $2,500 for the year. IRS require participants to enroll every year.

  

PEEHIP New Employee Information:

http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/peehip/new-employees/


PEEHIP Summary of Benefits


PEEHIP OPTIONALS: Administers Dental, Vision, Cancer, Indemnity


MEDIMPACT: Administers the Core Pharmacy, Specialty Pharmacy, and EGWP Pharmacy Programs.


Open Enrollment Information:

Open Enrollment period for (PEEHIP) for health, dental, vision, cancer, indemnity and flexible spending benefits begins July 1st of each year.


 DEADLINES:  

*Online Enrollment - September 10th at midnight

*Paper applications - Must be postmarked dated no later than
                                  August 30th
.



All changes to PEEHIP benefits will be effective October 1, 2014.

The plan year for PEEHIP benefits is October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.




PEEHIP Open Enrollment Website:

http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/peehip/open-enrollment/


Links to Open Enrollment Forms:

New Enrollment and Status Change Form

Flexible Spending Enrollment Form

Federal Poverty Level Discount Form



Waiting Period:

There is no waiting period for pre-existing condition(s).

            

IAdditional information regarding premiums can be found at:

http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/peehip/premiums/

 

Insurance Acknowledgement/Waiver Form

PEEHIP INSURANCE WAIVER NOTICE.pdfPEEHIP INSURANCE WAIVER NOTICE.pdf

Continuation of Health Insurance Coverage (COBRA):

http://www.rsa-al.gov/uploads/file/PEEHIP_Member_Handbook_bookmarked.pdf#COBRA

 


 


f​ll Helpful Info:​

Contact Information:

450 Riverchase Parkway East

P.O. Box 995

Birmingham, Alabama

35298-0001 

 Customer Service:

Toll-free:1-800-327-3994


Other online information: https://www.bcbsal.org/peehip1/