Health Insurance

Saint Mary’s College’s health insurance is offered through Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

Effective June 1, 2012, please refer to the Anthem Blue Access PPO Plan when referring to the Saint Mary's College plan.

PPO – Group 00244365

Anthem Customer Service Number - 1-800-295-4119

Anthem Precertification Number - 1-877-814-4803

Anthem Formulary Line (to hear recent changes to the prescription drug formulary) - 1-877-468-5279

WellPoint NextRx (mail-service pharmacy) - 1-800-962-8192

Anthem Web Site -

Immediately upon employment, full-time employees are eligible to enroll in a group health insurance plan through Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield. 

There is a 31-day election period for employees to enroll. If an employee declines coverage upon hire, enrollment can occur only if the employee has a life-style status event OR applies during open enrollment. Open enrollment occurs during the month of May with an effective date of June 1.

Benefits are available on a single or family plan basis. The family plan covers the employee’s spouse and her/his dependent children under the age of 26. Please refer to the Benefits-in-Brief sheet for current costs of the plan.

For your convenience you may download and print the following information and forms. Copies are also available in the Human Resources Office.

Enrollment/Change Form (pdf) - Please use this form to sign up for health insurance or to make any changes to existing coverage.

Anthem Benefit Sheet Option 1 (pdf) - Please use this to view the benefits available by the Anthem Blue Access PPO plan.

Anthem Benefit Sheet Option 2 (pdf) - Please use this to view the benefits available by the Anthem Blue Access PPO plan.

Certificate of Coverage: PPO (pdf) -  Please read this Certificate for specific information on the Anthem Blue Access PPO plan.

Tier 4 Drugs - The cost for drugs in this tier will be 25% of the cost of the drug up to a maximum of $150/prescription.

To view ways to make some prescription drug cost-savings, please click on the following links:

Prescription Drug cost-savings Ideas

Walmart Prescription Program Drug List


CHIPRA Model Notice

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

Creditable Coverage Disclosure Notice

Janet's Law Annual Notice

SBC Distribution Requirements:

PPO SBC Plan Option 1

PPO SBC Plan Option 2