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Get to know your health care options

GEHA | November 22, 2023

GEHA provides you with several ways to get care.

With so many health care choices, it can be difficult to know where to get the most appropriate care. We're here to help.

Nurse Advice Line $0 cost to you

The 24-hour Nurse Advice Line connects you to nurses who can help evaluate symptoms and determine an appropriate method of treatment.


Telehealth visits $0 cost to you*

Access to doctors, including pediatricians, dermatologists and licensed behavioral health therapists by phone, secure video or MDLIVE app at $0 cost to you.


Primary care provider $

The best place to go for non-emergency care. Treatment is based on knowledge of your medical history.

MinuteClinic® $

Convenient access for treatment of minor medical problems such as UTI, common cold, flu, sore throat, pink eye and ear pain.

Urgent care $$

Clinics treating various medical problems, including UTI, flu, bronchitis, allergies, asthma, rash without fever, fractures, sprains, cuts and burns.

Emergency room $$$$

Treating severe conditions such as chest pain, difficulty breathing, weakness on one side, slurred speech, fainting, broken bones and seizures.

If the issue is life threatening, call 911

*HDHP members who have met their deductible will be charged by MDLIVE, but GEHA will then reimburse the member 100% of the Plan Allowance.

This is a brief description of the features of Government Employees Health Association, Inc.'s medical plans. Before making a final decision, please read the GEHA Federal brochures. All benefits are subject to the definitions, limitations and exclusions set forth in the Federal brochures.

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