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Public Education Employees’ Health Insurance Plan (PEEHIP)

Group #: 14000
Provider: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
450 Riverchase Parkway East
P.O. Box 995

Birmingham, AL 35298-0001
Customer Service: 1-800-327-3994
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PEEHIP Premiums for Health Coverage

PEEHIP Summary of Benefits and Coverage, rev. 21-22

Effective for October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022

New Premium for Member and Spouse-Only Coverage

The PEEHIP board has approved new premium rate for Member and Spouse Only coverage. For active PEEHIP participants who have a covered spouse and no other covered dependents, total costs will decrease from $307 per month (with the prior spousal surcharge) to $282 per month.

The new rates for active employees went into effect May 1, 2018.

Coverage/Surcharge Premium/Surcharge Amount
Single Health Coverage $30.00-Individual
Family Health Coverage $207-Individual plus non-spouse dependents (no spouse)
Family Health Coverage $282-Individual plus spouse only (no other dependents)
Family Health Coverage $307-Individual plus spouse, plus other dependents (w/spousal surcharge)
Tobacco User Surcharge $50.00 - Employee; $50.00 - Spouse
Dental $38.00 - Single; $50.00 - Family
Vision $38.00 - Single or Family
Cancer $38.00 - Single or Family
Hospital Indemnity $38.00 - Single or Family
Supplemental $50.00 - Single or Family
Wellness Surcharge $50.00 - Employee; $50.00 - Spouse
Flexible Spending Account Maximum limit for Health FSA

Maximum limit for Dependent Care FSA

PEEHIP Optionals

Administers Dental, Vision, Cancer, and Indemnity.

Express Scripts

  • Express Scripts Contact Information
  • Information about prescription drugs and medications is located in the PEEHIP Hospital Medical Plan section of your Member Handbook (Active Members and Non-Medicare-Eligible Retirees). 
  • Express Scripts Prescription Drug Lookup and Pharmacy Locator—coming soon!
  • Express Scripts administers PEEHIP's specialty drug pharmacy program. Click HERE for a list of all in-network specialty pharmacies.

PEEHIP Wellness

Effective October 2020, eligible PEEHIP members will begin paying a $50 monthly wellness premium if they choose not to participate or fail to complete their requirements prior to the August 31, 2022 deadline.

If you miss the deadline, you will be charged the wellness premium beginning with the October coverage period. If you complete your wellness requirements after August 31, the wellness premium will be waived prospectively (not retroactively).

PEEHIP Contact Information

For more specific questions or concerns, you may contact PEEHIP directly by phone at (877) 517-0020 or (334) 571-7000.

PEEHIP Open Enrollment

July 1 - September 10

PEEHIP Forms and Handbook

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