Is GEHA only for federal employees?

Is GEHA only for federal employees?

GEHA exclusively serves federal employees, federal retirees, military retirees and their families. That means our health plans are specially designed for you.

Is GEHA a government insurance?

GEHA (Government Employees Health Association) is a self-insured, not-for-profit association providing medical and dental plans to federal employees and retirees and their families through the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).

Is GEHA the same as UnitedHealthcare?

Important note: GEHA contracts with three networks nationwide: Aetna Signature Administrators, UnitedHealthcare Options PPO and UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus. If you call your provider to confirm that he or she is in the GEHA network, please have your GEHA ID card handy.

What does GEHA cover?

GEHA’s Standard plan offers members broad access to traditional health care and familiar, comprehensive benefits and coverage at an affordable premium. The Standard plan offers some of the lowest copays for primary and specialist visits as well as 100% in-network coverage for routine maternity care.

Will GEHA pay for Covid test?

GEHA will be offering this program to all GEHA medical plan members to improve access to easy-to-use, at-home COVID-19 tests at no cost when the test is purchased at an in-network pharmacy.

Who is eligible for GEHA?

You must be, or must become a member of Government Employees Health Association, Inc. To become a member: You join simply by signing a completed Standard Form 2809, Health Benefits Registration Form, evidencing your enrollment in the Plan. OPM has determined that the Government Employees Health Association, Inc.

Does GEHA cover CT scan?

Imaging (CT/PET scans, MRIs) 15% coinsurance after deductible 35% coinsurance after deductible Must be pre-authorized. If not, payment reduced by $100; or care may not be covered. More information about prescription drug coverage is available at geha.

Is GEHA nationwide?

Nationwide coverage One of the largest provider networks available to federal employees.

Is GEHA the same as Aetna?

Aetna Signature Administrators® and Government Employees Health Association (GEHA) are expanding their relationship. Starting January 1, 2021, GEHA members living in the following states will be able to access the Aetna Signature Administrators PPO program and medical network nationally.


GEHA’s network of providers is one of the largest in the nation and includes more than 2.7 million in-network provider locations and over 9,300 hospitals. Our fee-for-service plan offers services through a PPO.

How do I submit a claim to GEHA?

Federal regulations require that a claim submitted by a provider must be filed on a CMS-1500 form. If you need to submit a medical claim yourself and you have an itemized bill, please attach and mail to PO Box 21542, Eagan, MN 55121. If you need assistance with completing this form, please contact GEHA at 800.821.

Is Aetna and GEHA the same?