What's new in 2020

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GEHA has two new medical plans for 2020: Elevate and Elevate Plus. Learn more about these new plans.

More changes for 2020:

  • Up to $600 in reimbursements per calendar year. High Option plan members enrolled in Medicare Parts A&B can use this amount on Medicare Part B premium payments.
  • No preauthorization required for physical, occupational or speech therapy, on all GEHA medical plans.
  • Expanded online doctor visits now include dermatology. This is in addition to already available medical and behavioral health consultations.
  • 100% contraception coverage now limited to generics under the preventive benefit on all GEHA medical plans.
  • Increased cost share for non-preferred brand medications for HDHP option, from 20% to 40% of the plan allowance.
  • Increased coinsurance maximums for Standard Option, from $200 to $250 for generic and preferred brand-name drugs, and from $300 to $400 for non-preferred brand-name drugs.

For information and changes on GEHA’s medical plans, see our three plan brochures: RI 71-006 (High and Standard Options), RI 71-014 (HDHP) and RI 71-018 (Elevate and Elevate Plus).

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