SHBP Plan Surcharges

Tobacco Surcharge Policies and Instructions

All tobacco users have the opportunity to have their tobacco surcharge removed by completing the wellness requirements outlined in the Tobacco Surcharge Removal Policy. For information regarding the Tobacco Surcharge Removal Requirements, please see the policies below.

Note: Members who were assessed the tobacco surcharge in 2016 and who, during Open Enrollment, did not make an election for 2017 will continue to be assessed the surcharge in 2017.  To have the surcharge removed you must complete the Tobacco Surcharge Removal Requirements.

 Active Employees

Blue Cross Blue and Shield of Georgia and UnitedHealthcare Members

Kaiser Permanente Members

Retirees

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and UnitedHealthcare Members

Kaiser Permanente  Members