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 Welcome to the Health Benefits web page. The benefits team has prepared the information contained within the web page to be of assistance to you in gaining a better understanding of your health benefit plan.

United Healthcare is our health plan administrator, should you have any questions regarding the health plan, you may contact United Healthcare via their toll free customer service number (800-736-1264) or you may log onto their website www.myuhc.com. Amongst the many tools at your disposal, you can review benefit coverage, view your current and previous claims, find doctors and facilities, print claim forms, and research health conditions and treatments.The following summaries reflect the medical benefits effective January 1st, 2014:

small image of PDF Icon2014 UHC Choice Plan - Benefits Summary - Non-Bargaining Lay Employees & Religious
small image of PDF Icon2014 UHC Choice Plan - Benefits Summary - Bargaining Lay Faculty Members
small image of PDF Icon2014 UHC Choice Plus Plan - Benefits Summary - Clergy & Seminary
small image of PDF IconUHC Medicare Supplemental Plan for Religious

Another important feature offered through the United Healthcare medical plan, is the availability of the Nurseline Service. Members may call and chat with a registered nurse concerning their medical issues at 1.800.563.0689, which is available 24/7. This service is also accessible anytime by logging on to www.myuhc.com and clicking the link “CHAT online now” in the “Ask a Nurse” section.

The following Uniform Glossary of Health Coverage & Medical Terms summary is a resource to help plan participants understand the most common terms used in health insurance documents, such as “deductible” and “copay”:

small image of PDF IconUniform Glossary of Health Coverage & Medical Terms
CVS/Caremark is our prescription drug administrator. The customer care team can be contacted by calling (800-565-7091) or members may log on to the website www.caremark.com.  Members can also access information regarding their benefit coverage, order replacement prescription cards, view their prescription history and print forms.

The Summary Plan Description outlines information regarding the current medical benefit plan.  We have posted below a Summary Plan Description for the Bargaining Lay Employees.  The SPDs for Religious & Non Bargaining Lay Employees and Clergy & Seminarians will be posted shortly as they are currently being reviewed:
small image of PDF IconUHC - Summary Plan Description - Bargaining Lay Employees

The Employee Benefit Connections (EBC)provides in-house administrative functions regarding benefit enrollments, terminations, transfers and billing issues.  The associates also provide the pastors and local administrators with basic benefit enrollment information packets.  For reference, please refer to the posted forms below, which are the most common and requested:


small image of PDF IconBasic Life Enrollment Form

small image of PDF IconClergy/Religious Dental Enrollment Form

small image of PDF IconCigna Dental Claim Form (Priest & Religious)


small image of PDF IconDavis Vision Claim Form (Priest & Religious)

small image of PDF IconHealth Benefit Enrollment/Change Form

small image of PDF IconInformation Form

small image of PDF IconLife Conversion & Portability Form


small image of PDF IconSTD Claim Form


small image of PDF IconSeparation From Employment Form

small image of PDF IconTermination/Transfer Form

small image of PDF IconTransition of Care Form


Thank you for visiting our web page.  The benefits department is committed to protecting the privacy of the health benefit information concerning our Clergy, Religious, Seminarians and Lay Employees.  Please take time to refer to our Notice of Privacy Practices and also the Annual Rights and Resource Disclosure Guide that are posted below:

small image of PDF IconNotice of Privacy Practices

small image of PDF IconAnnual Rights and Resource Disclosure Guide

The benefits team is here to make your health care experience as positive as possible. We will be adding informational notices and other tools to aid you in your health care. So please visit us often.  

Margaret Gonzalez
Gloria Glover
Frances Chow