Become A Member

Determine Your Eligibility

  • Are you a nonprofit group with a 501(c) designation from the Internal Revenue service?
  • Is one of your organization’s missions to support your membership in the areas of education, research, or public service?
  • Do you have at least 5 active employees enrolled in your medical and dental plans?
  • Is your organization domiciled in the District of Columbia?
  • Do you have at least 75% of all benefit-eligible employees enrolled in your medical and dental plans?
  • Do you contribute at least 75% of the monthly employee only premium for the least expensive medical plan you offer?
  • Do you contribute at least 50% of the monthly employee only dental premium?

Consider Your Options

Employer Options

Medical Options

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan
Network Provider: CareFirst

  • In-Network Providers:
    • MD/DC/Northern VA – CareFirst National (BlueCard PPO)
    • Outside of MD/DC/Northern VA – Care First International (BlueCard Worldwide)
  • Out-of-Network benefits available
  • Selection of a primary care physician (PCP) is not required
  • Referral to a specialist is not required

Network Only Plan
Network Provider: CareFirst

  • In-Network Providers:
    • MD/DC/Northern VA – CareFirst National (BlueCard PPO)
    • Outside of MD/DC/Northern VA – Care First International (BlueCard Worldwide)
  • Out-of-Network benefits available for medical emergencies
  • Selection of a primary care physician (PCP) is not required
  • Referral to a specialist is not required

Qualified High Deductable Health Plan (QHDHP)
Network Provider: CareFirst

  • In-Network Providers:
    • MD/DC/Northern VA – CareFirst National (BlueCard PPO)
    • Outside of MD/DC/Northern VA – Care First International (BlueCard Worldwide)
  • Out-of-Network benefits available for medical emergencies
  • Selection of a primary care physician (PCP) is not required
  • Referral to a specialist is not required
  • Employers and employees may contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA)

Kaiser Permanente HMO Signature Plan

  • Members must use Kaiser Medical Centers
  • Selection of a primary care physician (PCP) is required
  • Referral to a specialist is required, except for 0B/GYN, routine vision, and behavioral health
  • Out-of-Network benefits available for medical emergencies

Dental Option

Premium Dental
Network Provider: Metlife

  • In-Network and Out-of-Network Benefits
  • Annual maximum per person: $2,000
  • Orthodontia lifetime maximum: $2,000
    • Children and adults covered

Begin Your Application

If you answered “yes” to all of the eligibility questions in Section 1, we will be happy to provide you with more information. Please complete the documents on the right, and send to:

 

Rhona Byer
Executive Director
AMHIC, A Reciprocal Association (AMHIC)
Select Benefit Plan Administrators (SBPA)

1101 17th Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20036

For More Information:

Please contact Rhona Byer, Executive Director at 240-510-1161 or rbyer@amhic.com

For Employer Group Inquiries: