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Blue Options v.4 and Hospital Choice Cost Sharing Tier Update, Effective January 1, 2015

Members with Blue Options v.4 and Hospital Choice Cost Sharing Plans Will Have Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs When Using Harrington Memorial Hospital

As a result of improvements in Harrington Memorial Hospital's quality & cost performance, the hospital will move to the Standard Benefits tier in our Blue Options v.4 benefit designs and to the Lower Cost Share for our Hospital Choice Cost Sharing benefit designs. This is effective as a one-day change for all plans and accounts on January 1, 2015. With this update, members will have lower out-of-pocket costs when receiving services at this hospital.

Hospital Name Previous Blue Options Tier New Blue Options Tier Previous HCCS Cost Share New HCCS Cost Share
Harrington Memorial Hospital

Basic Benefits Tier

Standard Benefits Tier

Higher Cost

Lower Cost

If you have any questions, please contact your account executive.

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