GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan
Members of Georgia Farm Bureau now have access to affordable health insurance plans through Anthem.
Georgia Farm Bureau is excited to partner with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia to provide new health coverage options to small businesses. The GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan offers potential savings for small business employers who are either a sole proprietor or a group with at least two enrolled and no more than 50 eligible employees that fall within a broad range of agricultural industry SIC codes.
As of October of 2020, the FARM plan is now available to more types of businesses as the number of SIC Codes eligible for the plan have more than doubled. They now include farming-related industries such as construction, clothing, paper products, printing, mining, furniture, raw materials, food preparation, restaurants, grocery stores and fertilizers. For a complete list, visit anthem.com/gafarm.
Employers Can Choose from Variety of Competitive Plans
Predictable, Fixed Monthly Payments
Broad Network of Health Care Providers
Employees must be a member of Georgia Farm Bureau to participate in the plan. For just $35 annually, you can become a member of Georgia Farm Bureau and help support a safe and abundant supply of Georgia food and fiber.
For more information about the plan, contact your local Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance agent or call GFB Member Services at 800-633-5432 (option 1).
FAQs about the Georgia Farm Bureau Member Health Care Plan
Q: What is the GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan?
The GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan is a self-funded trust that is established or maintained for the purpose of offering group insurance. It is governed by Trustees and By-Laws that satisfy the Georgia Department of Insurance (DOI) requirements.
Q: Why choose the GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan?
This alternative self-funded solution could be a good fit for you for many reasons including:
- Competitive rates
- Variety of comprehensive medical plans, including Health Savings Accounts
- Predictable, fixed monthly payments
- Flexibility in choice of benefit plans
- Broad networks through Anthem’s Open Access POS and Essential Rx formulary (drug list)
- One ID card, one group number for Medical, Dental, and Vision
Q: Who is eligible to participate?
The GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan is available to small business employers who are either a sole proprietor or a group with at least 2 enrolled employees and no more than 50 eligible employees that fall within a broad range of agricultural industry SIC codes. The membership of the business and all participating employees must be in good standing with the Georgia Farm Bureau and the business domiciled in Georgia.
Q: Who makes the decisions for the GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan? There is a Board of Trustees that oversees the Plan and ensures that the Plan complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
Q: Can we join the GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan at any time during the year? Yes, however, all participating employers in the GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan renew on August 1 of every year starting in 2020.
Q: Is there a GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan network of doctors & medical facilities?
The network for GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan is Anthem’s Open Access network with Essential Formulary with Rx Choice network. Contact GFB Member Services or visit Anthem.com/GAFarm for more information.