AMHIC, A Reciprocal Association

The Benefits Manager View

Administrative ease and exceptionally rich benefits: you'll find it all with AMHIC. If you're tired of juggling paperwork and reconciling multiple bills, AMHIC simplifies your life by providing most of your benefits in one renewal package, one bill, and one set of contacts. Our experienced specialists are ready to help with whatever you need, delivering expert advice on benefit issues, compliance, and contribution strategies. More information and resources are available at your fingertips through our website. All this, plus a rich benefits package for your employees, with four health plans: three under the National Blue Cross Blue Shield Network (CareFirst Network) and the Kaiser Permanente HMO Signature. AMHIC is the unparalleled choice for education and research-related not-for-profit organizations in Washington, D.C.

1) What benefits are available through AMHIC? Will my employees be forced to give up their doctors?
2) How does AMHIC handle billing?
3) Do you have access to expert advice you can count on?
4) Do you have on-line access to claims information, forms, and documents?
5) Are you able to resolve problems quickly?
6) Does AMHIC cover retirees or domestic partners?

 

1) What benefits are available through AMHIC? Will my employees be forced to give up their doctors?
AMHIC offers the choice of four health plans: three under the National Blue Cross Blue Shield Network (CareFirst Network) and the Kaiser Permanente HMO Signature. There is a good chance that your employees will be able to continue using their current providers if you join AMHIC. In addition, AMHIC also offers dental, life insurance, vision, employee assistance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts and legal plans.

2) How does AMHIC handle billing?
If you are used to paying and reconciling multiple monthly invoices, you will benefit from ease of administration with AMHIC. AMHIC generates one monthly consolidated bill and also handles COBRA administration once an employee terminates employment.

3) Do you have access to expert beneftis advice you can count on?
We have professional staff who understand the special concerns of not-for-profit organizations. We can help with those difficult contribution or compliance issues, or get you the best resources at SIG (Silberstein Insurance Group), the region's top employee benefits consultants.

4) Do you have on-line access to claims information, forms, and documents?
We make it fast and easy to get everything you need at www.amhic.com, where you can access claims information, find a participating provider, download forms, and more through secure member portals of our partner service providers.

5) Are you able to resolve problems quickly?
AMHIC has experienced service representatives ready to intervene to provide prompt, accurate and friendly service to resolve problems.

6) Does AMHIC cover retirees or domestic partners?
AMHIC covers retirees as long as the participating association has a written post-retirement health policy in compliance with AMHIC guidelines. Domestic partners are covered as long as the domestic partner completes the appropriate paperwork.

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