Employee Benefits at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System

OptumRx again excludes brand Tamiflu from coverage

OptumRx again excludes brand Tamiflu from coverage as seasonal flu activity declines and shortage of generic equivalent eases. As announced in January, OptumRx took action to address shortages in the supply of the generic anti-flu medicine oseltamivir by allowing the...

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Optum Bank® mobile app

Make managing your health accounts easy with the Optum Bank® mobile app. You can download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play. Fingerprint recognition Log in using secure fingerprint recognition or Touch ID to get access to your account anywhere, anytime....

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Aetna acquired by The Hartford

You may have heard that Aetna was acquired by The Hartford.  We have received word from The Hartford that current premium rates for your supplemental life policy and overall service levels under your Aetna policies will not be affected by the acquisition.

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Form 5500 Filings with the Department of Labor

Each year ARHS is required to submit the Form 5500 on employee benefit plan’s annual information with the Department of Labor. The filing has been completed for the Plan year 2016. As part of the annual reporting requirements, ERISA, (Employee Retirement income Security Act of 1974), requires that ARHS provide plan participants with a copy of the Summary Annual Reports for our benefit plans. Download a copy of the reports below. To receive a paper copy of the Summary Annual Report please write or call the Human Resources Department of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System at 336 Deerfield Road PO Box 2600, Boone, NC 28607-2600, or by telephone at (828) 262-4116. These portions of the report are furnished without charge.

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Quick Links

Benefit Vendors:

▸ Aetna: Term Life, AD&PL, Supplemental Life

▸ Allstate: Cancer

▸ Community Eye Care: Vision

▸ Delta Dental: Dental

▸ Optum Bank: HSA

▸ OptumRX: Prescriptions

▸ Principal: Retirement

▸ RelyMD: Telemedicine

▸ UMR: Health Insurance

▸Unum: Accident, Critical Illness, Short-Term Disability, Whole Life


Most Used Forms:

Medical Insurance Claim Form (EZ Claim)

Prescription Mail Order Form

Benefits at a Glance
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