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RCBP 2017 Benefits and Rates

Thanks for stopping by to review the great benefits and rates your exclusive union-sponsored health plan offers for 2017.

Below you will find the 2017 rates, a helpful benefit summary, information to help you make a change to your health coverage, and useful resources to help make the best choice for you and your family.

You can also review and print our Summary Brochure.

If you can't find what you are looking for or have additional questions please feel free to call us at 1-800-638-8432.

We look forward to serving you!
  - RCBP Team


Here are just a few of the many great benefits RCBP members enjoy:

  • Greatly expand nationwide network of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers: Aetna Choice POS II (Open Access)
  • Low $20 copayment for doctor's office visits
  • 100% coverage for preventative care
  • 100% coverage for maternity
  • 100% coverage for cancer treatment
  • Comprehensive drug coverage -Maintenance Choice program offers extremely low mail order rates at all CVS Retail Pharmacies
  • Seamless integration with Medicare
  • Eliminate nearly all out of pocket costs by coupling Medicare Parts A & B with RCBP coverage
  More details are available below, and in the RCBP 2017 Official Plan Brochure.

2017 Rates rates Premiums Type of Enrollment yes Enrollment Code Rural Carriers-
Biweekly
Your New Share
Annuitants
Monthly
Your Share
2017 Rates
Topic Premiums
Type of Enrollment Enrollment Code Rural Carriers-
Biweekly
Your New Share
Annuitants
Monthly
Your Share
High Option Self Only
381
$73.40
$179.03
High Option Self Plus One
383
$125.65
$312.92
High Option Self & Family
382
$128.16
$319.18

This is a summary of RCBP High Option benefits when you use in-network providers. DO NOT RELY ON THIS CHART ALONE. Not all benefits are shown below — only those most commonly compared. Out-of-network benefits are also available, so you are free to use any provider, though it may cost you more. All benefits are fully described in the 2016 plan brochure.

BENEFIT SUMMARY — 2017 RURAL CARRIER BENEFIT PLAN 2017 Medical Benefits (In-Network Benefits) No You Pay
BENEFIT SUMMARY — 2017 RURAL CARRIER BENEFIT PLAN
Medical Benefits (In-Network Benefits) You Pay
Preventive care You pay: Nothing
Doctors’ visits, office $20 copayment
Doctors’ visits, hospital or home 15% of Plan allowance*
Lab program with Quest Diagnostics You pay: Nothing
Diagnostic tests (lab tests, X-rays, etc.) 15% of Plan allowance*
      Diagnostic tests (CT/CAT scans,
      CTA, MRA, MRI, NC, PET, SPECT) 
      at a in-network stand-alone imaging
      center or Clinic
      
You pay: Nothing (No deductible)
Maternity You pay: Nothing
Chiropractic $20 copayment
Acupuncture 15% of Plan allowance*, up to 30 visits
Surgery 10% of Plan allowance
Inpatient hospitalization $100 copayment
Outpatient hospital 15% of Plan allowance*
Emergency room, accidental injury You pay: Nothing
Emergency room, medical emergency 15% of Plan allowance*
Urgent care center, accidental injury You pay: Nothing
Urgent care center, medical emergency $35 copayment
Calendar-year medical deductible
(applies to all services indicated with an asterisk (*), above)
$350 per person; $700 per family
Prescription Benefits (In-Network Benefits)