2016 Denominational Health Plans and Forms


The Executive Board of the Diocese set the following policies, effective January 1, 2013, in compliance with General Convention Resolution GC2009-A177 to Amend Canon I.8 and establish a denominational health plan.

Download the Health Plan and Lay Employee Pension Plan Policies (Revised by the Executive Board on September 8, 2012)

2016  Healthcare Information

The following is the 2016 Healthcare information for Diocesan Congregations and Institutions and Current Active Group healthcare enrollees. For any questions please contact Cassandra Reiger, Diocesan Insurance Administrator, at 504-895-6634 or creiger@edola.org or visit the  Church Pension Group website.


Medical and Dental Plans offered in 2016

Enrollment Forms

Medical and Dental

Open Enrollment Guide 2016

Medical Plans

Aetna POSII 2016 Summary

Aetna Select EPO 2016 Summary

Anthem EPO80 2016 Summary

Anthem EPO90 2016 Summary

Anthem HDHP HSA 2016 Summary

Anthem PPO7550 2016 Summary

Cigna HDHP 2016 Summary

Cigna OAPIN 2016 Summary

Dental Plans

All three dental plans offer low out-of-pocket costs for preventive care, as well as a choice of providers in Cigna’s dental network of dentists, endodontists, pediatric dentists, periodontists, orthodontists and other dental providers.

Dental Preventive 2016 Summary

Dental Basic 2016 Summary

Dental Ortho 2016 Summary

Value-Added Benefits

Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug benefits come with all of the plans, with the exception of the two High Deductible Health Plans. For those two (HDHP) plans, the pharmacy benefits are embedded in the actual medical plans.

Prescription Drug Benefits (Standard Plan)

Prescription Benefit Summary


Vision Benefits are offered through Eye Med and come with all plans. For more information or to find a provider,  call (866) 723-0596 or visit EyeMed’s website.

Vision Benefits

EyeMed Vision Care Summary of Benefits

Behavioral Health

All our plans offer access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Cigna Behavioral Health, a free, confidential service that offers immediate help, referrals and online resources for a range of behavioral, family and care-giving, financial, health and other life issues.

EAP 100 Questions

ECMT EAP Brochure


The Medical Trust health plans include a hearing discount plan, which provides discounts on hearing exams and supplies. For a listing of HearPO providers in your area, call HearPO at (888) 432-7464, or visit HearPO.

HearPO Brochure

Health Advocate

Health Advocate helps you with insurance and health related problems.

Health Advocate Brochure

Travel Medical Assistance

Travel Medical Assistance

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