Presentation on theme: "FirstCare Health Plans HMO Plan Option. 2 We have been part of the TRS-ActiveCare program since 2003 and currently cover more than 11,000 school employees."— Presentation transcript:
2 We have been part of the TRS-ActiveCare program since 2003 and currently cover more than 11,000 school employees and their dependents. We are a hospital-based health plan, founded in 1985 and are owned by Covenant Health System in Lubbock, Texas and Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas. We focus exclusively on the Texas market and have offices in Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, and Waco. Our local presence in each of our regions enables us to provide the level of service you and your family deserve. Company Overview
Service Area – 93 counties across Texas TRS Service Area To be eligible to enroll in FirstCare, you must live, reside or work in one of the shaded counties.
4 No referrals to network specialists No routine claim forms Worldwide emergency care No preexisting limitations College-age dependents living outside our service area have full coverage (address must be on file) Secure online access to your membership and claim information at www.firstcare.com Benefit Highlights NOTE: Care must be accessed through one of our affiliate provider networks
5 New for 2010-2011 The national average increase for health insurance premiums is 7 to 11 percent per year FirstCare has lowered premiums for two years in a row to help you combat the rising cost of health care Coverage Category2010-2011 Employee Only$351.36 Employee and Spouse$870.48 Employee and Child(ren)$558.82 Family$874.02
Preventive care is now covered at 100%. No office visit copayments and the deductible is waived* Well woman exam Screening mammograms including X-ray, digital, and ultrasound Routine physicals Immunizations Routine sight, speech, and hearing screenings Routine lab and X-ray Primary Care Physician office visit copayment is $25 Specialist office visit copayment is $40 * Exception: Colorectal Cancer Procedure has a $50 copayment New for 2010-2011
7 2009-20102010-2011 Deductible $100 per individual no family maximum Deductible $250 per individual $500 per family A family of four can save $100! Out-of-Pocket Maximum $3500 per individual no family maximum Out-of-Pocket Maximum $3000 per individual $6000 per family A family of four can save $8,000! Lifetime Maximum Unlimited Lifetime Maximum $2 million The plan included various levels of copayments for each service in addition to the annual deductible. Benefits are simplified to now include a flat copayment after deductible. Ex. 20% copayment for outpatient ER visits 10% copayment for inpatient services New for 2010-2011
Abilene Region Provider Network 8 FirstCare has a comprehensive network of local physicians, hospitals, and pharmacies that offer a full range of medical services. A complete list of network providers is available at www.firstcare.com. Our Abilene office is located at: 2 Village Drive, Suite 510 Abilene, TX 79606 (325) 670-3525 Come visit us and meet the staff. Abilene Hospital: Hendrick Medical Center Other Regional Hospitals: Anson General Hospital Ballinger Memorial Hospital Coleman County Medical Center Comanche County Medical Center Eastland Memorial Hospital Fisher County Hospital Hamlin Memorial Hospital Haskell Memorial Hospital Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital Hendrick Medical Center Knox County Hospital Mitchell County Hospital North Runnels Hospital Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Stamford Memorial Hospital Stephens Memorial Hospital Stonewall Memorial Hospital Throckmorton County Memorial Hospital
Amarillo Region Provider Network 9 FirstCare has a comprehensive network of local physicians, hospitals, and pharmacies that offer a full range of medical services. A complete list of network providers is available at www.firstcare.com. Our Amarillo office is located at: 600 S Tyler St Box# 12019 Amarillo, TX 79101 (806) 356-5265 Come visit us and meet the staff. Amarillo Hospitals: Northwest Texas Healthcare System Northwest Texas Surgery Center Plum Creek Specialty Hospital Other Regional Hospitals: Childress Regional Medical Center Collingsworth General Hospital Coon Memorial Hospital Golden Plains Community Hospital Hansford County Hospital Hardeman County Memorial Hospital Hemphill County Hospital Hereford Regional Medical Center Moore County Hospital District Ochiltree Hospital District Pampa Regional Medical Center Parkview Hospital Parmer County Community Hospital Shamrock General Hospital Swisher Memorial Hospital
Lubbock Region Provider Network 10 FirstCare has a comprehensive network of local physicians, hospitals, and pharmacies that offer a full range of medical services. A complete list of network providers is available at www.firstcare.com. Our Lubbock office is located at: 1901 W. Loop 289 Suite# 9 Lubbock, TX 79407 (806) 784-4300 Come visit us and meet the staff. Lubbock Hospitals: Covenant Health System University Medical Center Other Regional Hospitals: Brownfield Regional Medical Center Cochran Memorial Hospital Cogdell Memorial Hospital Covenant Health System Crane Memorial Hospital Crosbyton Clinic Hospital HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Iraan General Hospital District Lamb Healthcare Center McCamey Hospital Medical Arts Hospital Medical Center Hospital Midland Memorial Hospital Muleshoe Area Medical Center Pecos County Memorial Permian Regional Medical Center Plains Memorial Hospital Rankin County Hospital Reeves County Hospital Seminole Memorial Hospital Ward Memorial Hospital Winkler County Memorial Hospital W J Mangold Memorial Hospital Yoakum County Hospital
Waco/ Bryan-College Station Region Provider Network 11 FirstCare has a comprehensive network of local physicians, hospitals, and pharmacies that offer a full range of medical services. A complete list of network providers is available at www.firstcare.com. Our Waco office is located at: 1105 Wooded Acres Dr. Suite # 404 Waco, TX 76710 (254) 761-5800 Come visit us and meet the staff. Waco Hospitals: Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center Providence Health Center Bryan/College Station Hospitals: College Station Medical Center St. Joseph Regional Health Center Other Regional Hospitals: Burleson St. Joseph Health Center Central Texas Hospital Coryell County Memorial Hospital East Texas Medical Center – Crockett & Fairfield Falls Community Hospital Goodall-Witcher Hospital Grimes St. Joseph Health Center Hamilton General Hospital Hill Regional Hospital Huntsville Memorial Hospital King’s Daughters Hospital Lake Whitney Medical Center Limestone Medical Center Little River Medical Center Llano Memorial Hospital Madison St. Joseph Health Center Metroplex Adventist Hospital Parkview Regional Hospital Rollins Brook Community Hospital Seton Highland Lakes Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville Trinity Medical Center
12 Why Choose FirstCare? We have experience with TRS-ActiveCare benefits. In fact, we cover more than 11,000 school employees and their dependents. We are a hospital based health plan that supports our local communities. Medical decisions are made locally by physicians who understand how health care is delivered in your area. A dedicated FirstCare representative is available in your area to answer questions. FirstCare values Texas teachers, administrators, and school employees. We are proud to serve you.
13 You may submit your questions or comments via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org You can also write or call customer service at: FirstCare Health Plans 1901 West Loop 289 Suite #9 Lubbock, TX 79407 800-884-4901 http://www.trs.state.tx.us/trs-activecare Contact Us