Health Benefits Overview

2017 Health Insurance Benefits

Medical Plans

For 2017, we are offering the following medical plans to eligible employees through the Medical Trust.  General information on the Denominational Health Plan and parity between clergy and lay is available on the CPG site.

Medical Plan / Monthly Rates



+ Spouse


+ 1


Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO   80/60 $  769.00 $   1,384.00 $   1,384.00 $   2,153.00
Anthem BCBS Consumer Directed with corresponding contribution to Health Savings Account (CDHP-20/HSA) $  519.00  250.00 $     934.00    450.00 $    934.00    450.00 $  1,453.00    562.50**


Please note that in the Diocese of Tennessee, if one chooses the Consumer Directed (formerly High Deductible) Plan, the congregation will contribute the difference between the CDHP premium and the 80/60 premium into the Health Savings Account of the Subscriber ** except in the case of family coverage where the allowable contribution for 2017 is capped at $6,750.00 by regulation of the IRS.

More in-depth summaries are available under the Summaries of Benefits tab.