What insurance do federal employees have?

Program Description Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program http://www.opm.gov/healthcare- insurance/healthcare/ FEHB provides comprehensive health insurance. You can choose from fee-for-service plans, health maintenance organizations, consumer-driven plans and high deductible health plans.

Is Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program an Erisa plan?

There are two types of ERISA groups: fully insured and self-funded. A fully insured group purchases insurance through a company like Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan or Blue Care Network. A self-funded group, as the name suggests, funds its own plan and pays for employee health care.

What is the payer ID for Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program?

19. What is Blue Shield’s Payor Identification Number? Shield payor ID used is 94036 or BS001.

What is the best health insurance for federal retirees?

Best Health Insurance Companies for Retirees

  • Best Overall: Aetna.
  • Best for Low-income Seniors: Medicaid.
  • Best for Prescription Coverage: Humana.
  • Best Short-Term Coverage: United Healthcare.
  • Best for Supplemental Insurance: Cigna.

Do federal employees go on Medicare?

Most Federal employees and annuitants are entitled to Medicare Part A at age 65 without cost. When you don’t have to pay premiums for Medicare Part A, it makes good sense to obtain coverage. It can reduce your out-of-pocket expenses as well as costs to FEHB, which can help keep FEHB premiums down.

How do I know if my plan is an ERISA plan?

If the plan is funded by purchased insurance coverage, it is a fully insured ERISA plan and is subject to state law. To determine funding status, you can look to the plan language in the Summary Plan Description (SPD).

What is the payer ID for Medicare?

Payer Name: Medicare – California (Southern California)|Payer ID: MR002|Professional (CMS1500)/Institutional (UB04)[Hospitals]