Church Pension Group | Group Medicare Advantage

Group Medicare Advantage

The Episcopal Church Medical Trust (Medical Trust) provides eligible retirees and their eligible dependents with health and prescription drug coverage through a UnitedHealthcare® Group Medicare Advantage (PPO) plan.

UnitedHealthcare's dedicated call center:

(866) 519-5401, TTY 711
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM local time

Sign in or register on the UHC website to access your claims, prescriptions, out of pocket maximum, explanation of benefits, and other tools to help you manage your Medicare benefits online.


Plan Costs

The chart below reflects the full costs of these plans. An individual's actual monthly cost will depend on:

  • The plan chosen
  • The amount a former employer or diocese contributes (clergy or lay)
  • The subsidy provided by The Church Pension Fund (clergy)

Plan Costs - 2022

Plan Option
Deductible
Out-of-Pocket Maximum**
Monthly Premium*

GMA Premium (PPO)

$0 (none)
$1,500 per person
$286.00 per person

GMA Comprehensive (PPO)

$0 (none)
$2,000 per person
$196.00 per person

Refer to the summary of benefits for a side-by-side comparison of the plan options.

Learn more about eligibility.

Plan Highlights

  • UnitedHealthcare® HouseCalls – An optional in-home visit with a health care professional to review your health history and current medications, discuss health screenings and identify health risks.
  • Telephonic Nurse Support – Speak to a registered nurse any time about your medical questions and concerns.
  • Renew Rewards – Earn rewards for taking an active role in your health and wellness by completing healthcare activities.
  • Renew Active – A fitness program with free gym membership, personalized fitness plans and an online brain health program.
  • Post-discharge transportation – Get rides to and from medical-related appointments after discharge from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. This benefit provides unlimited rides for up to 30 days post-discharge when referred by a UnitedHealthcare advocate.
  • Post-discharge meals – Freshly made meals delivered at no additional cost immediately following discharge from a hospital or skilled nursing facility. The post-discharge meal delivery program provides you with up to 84 meals immediately following discharge from a hospital or skilled nursing facility when referred by a UnitedHealthcare advocate.
  • Choose from thousands of pharmacies across the US, or have prescriptions delivered through OptumRx® Home Delivery.
  • With UnitedHealthcare Hearing, get access to hundreds of name-brand and private-labeled hearing aids at any of the 7,000 UnitedHealthcare Hearing providers nationwide.
  • UnitedHealthcare Global offers 24-hour travel and medical assistance services while traveling 100 miles or more away from home or outside of your home country.

* Includes cost for Medical, Rx, Vision, EAP, Health Advocate, and plan administration. No longer offering plans without prescription coverage.

** An out-of-pocket maximum places a limit on how much money you pay out of pocket for your medical expenses in a calendar year. This does not include prescription drug costs or plan premiums.