Discount Health Benefits

Caucasian woman and African-American dentistThe Health Co-Op provides members access to important medical services. These services are applicable for members and their families and are easy to use including:

 

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*Actual costs and savings vary by provider, service and geographical area.

**As of June 2013.

The discount program provides access to the  AETNA Dental Access® network. This network is administered by Aetna Life Insurance Company (ALIC). Neither ALIC nor any of its affiliates offers or administers the discount program. Neither ALIC nor any of its affiliates is an affiliate, agent, representative, or employee of the discount program. Dental providers are independent contractors and not employees or agents of ALIC or its affiliates. ALIC does not provide dental care or treatment and is not responsible for outcomes.

Health Co-Op Disclosure: The Health Co-Op is not insurance. The Ancillary Benefits including Discount Health Benefits are not a qualified health plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA); however, Health Care Sharing through Samaritan Ministries satisfies the Individual Mandate within the ACA. The IRS will provide a special form that, as a member, you will file with your taxes beginning with the 2014 return where you will report that you are a member of Samaritan Ministries. If you are not required to file a tax return, you won’t need to do anything.

Discount Health Benefits Disclosure: This plan is NOT insurance. This is not a qualified plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Some services may be covered by a qualified health plan under the ACA.  This plan does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00. This is not a Medicare prescription drug plan. The plan provides discounts at certain health care providers for medical services. The plan does not make payments directly to the providers of medical services. The plan member is obligated to pay for all health care services but will receive a discount from those health care providers who have contracted with the discount medical plan organization. The range of discounts will vary depending on the provider type and services provided. The licensed discount medical plan organization is Coverdell & Company, Inc., at 8770 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60631, 1-800-308-0374. To view a listing of participating providers visit www.my-thc.com. The discount health benefits are not available in Vermont, Alaska, Washington, Rhode Island and Utah at this time.  Please check back soon regarding availability in these states.