2015 Plan Information

The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) and its State Health Benefit Plan Division serve as the state’s administrator of health insurance coverage for state employees, teachers, school system employees and retirees who continued coverage (including annuitants and former employees on extended coverage), and covered dependents. The following are links to 2015 Plan Information:

SHBP Plan Documents

For the Plan Documents that contain the terms and conditions of coverage, including Summary Plan Descriptions (SPD), Summaries of Benefit Coverage, SHBP Regulations, SHBP Policies, Board Resolutions and Legal Notices, visit this link. Information for Plan Year 2014, including Decision Guides, Rates and more are available at Plan Documents Archive.

SHBP Decision Guides

2015 Plan Rates

Additional  Information for SHBP Members

Same-Sex Marriage FAQs - Posted 07/09/15
Retirees’ FAQ for 2015 State Health Benefit Plan -- Posted 10/09/14
FAQ: State Health Benefit Plan 2015 Plan Designs and Premiums -- Posted 08/14/14
Summary of Benefits and Coverage - FY 2015 -- Posted 09/26/14
SHBP FY 2015 Legal Notices -- Posted 09/29/14
2015 Active Educational Session Presentation -- Posted 10/02/14
2015 Bariatric Pilot Program Information -- Posted 10/24/2014

SHBP 2015 Medical Cost Benchmarking Study

AFY 2015 Appropriations Bill, HB 75, directed SHBP to submit a study to the Governor and General Assembly by June 30, 2015 that examined  SHBP’s costs. Plan Year 2016 will be focused on stability and continuity with the Plan's current vendors and options.

The full report is posted below.

2015 Educational Videos 

2015 State Health Benefit Plan Active Pre-65 Employee Video   (This a YouTube video, so you may have difficulty opening and viewing it from a DCH computer.) -- Posted 10/03/14

2015 State Heath Benefit Plan Retiree Video   (This a YouTube video, so you may have difficulty opening and viewing it from a DCH computer.) -- Posted 10/03/14

2015 Blue Cross Blue Shield Benefits Video -- Posted 10/03/14

2015 UnitedHealthcare Benefits Video  (You may have difficulty opening and viewing this video from a DCH computer.) -- Posted 10/03/14

2015 Kaiser Permanente Benefits Video (This a YouTube video, so you may have difficulty opening and viewing it from a DCH computer.) -- Posted 10/03/14

2015 Bariatric Surgey Pilot and Autism Services Video (This a YouTube video, so you may have difficulty opening and viewing it from a DCH computer.) -- Posted 11/13/14

2015 Educational Podcasts

Deductibles and Out-of-Pocket Maximums -- Posted 11/13/14
Wellness Activities
Wellness Incentives
Qualifying Events 
Autism and Bariatric Surgery Pilot Programs