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UPDATED APRIL 3, 2005

RURAL CARRIER BENEFIT PLAN CLAIMS OFFICE

The Rural Carrier Benefit Plan (RCBP) claims office has an email address where you can ask questions about your medical claims and get other important information about your health insurance coverage. The email address for the Mutual of Omaha claims office in Charlotte, North Carolina is: CharlottCST@MutualofOmaha.com

The Customer Service Department is also available by calling toll-free 1-800-638-8432 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Thursday, and on Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time, except holidays.
 

Rural Carrier Benefit Plan Claim Form (Acrobat Reader Required)

HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION HOTLINE

Have you used Optum® NurseLine, a valuable service available to you through Rural Carrier Benefit Plan? NurseLine provides health and medical information, education and support, 24 hours every day—at no cost to you.

Optum’s experienced registered nurses can give you information to help you take care of a minor medical problem at home or help you choose an appropriate level of outside care. Through personal education and support, they help you take an active role in managing your health.

Whether you are worried about symptoms, want information about a diagnosed illness or just have questions about staying healthy, NurseLine is there for you. NurseLine offers information to help you deal with minor illnesses and injuries, better understand chronic conditions and make the most of your health through good nutrition tips.

Here are just a few of NurseLine’s other valuable services:

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NurseLine’s audio Health Information Library allows you to get information on more than 1,100 health and well-being topics. Just call the same toll-free number to listen to the messages of your choice.

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Prepare for your doctor’s visits by having a nurse help you develop a list of questions to ask during your appointment.

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Get information about prescription and over-the-counter medications, including possible benefits and side effects of the drugs you are taking.

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HealthForums.com, a user-friendly, interactive Internet site, allows you to browse through a vast reference library, join live online discussions with health care professionals and link to many other informative Web sites on health care issues. Simply go to www.healthforums.com and use the same NurseLine toll-free number to register and begin your HealthForums.com experience.

Click here for more information (Acrobat Reader Required)

Optum’s compassionate, professional nurses are just a phone call away. Call Optum toll-free at

1-877-610-9822 any time, day or night, seven days a week.

2004 Rural Carrier Benefit Plan Brochure (Acrobat Reader Required)

 

 

2005 PREMIUM RATES - RURAL CARRIER BENEFIT PLAN (RCBP)

Regular/PTF Postal Premium (Biweekly)

  Employee Share USPS Share Total Premium
Self Only (381) $53.84 $154.74 $208.58
Self & Family (382) $72.31 $352.08 $424.39

Leave Replacement Carrier (RCA and RCR) (Biweekly)

  Employee Share
Self Only (381) $208.58
Self & Family (382) $424.39

Retiree and Surviving Spouses (Monthly)

  Retiree Share Gov't Share Total Premium
Self Only (381) $167.91 $284.01 $451.92
Self & Family (382) $273.34 $646.17 $919.51

Spouse Equity Coverage (Monthly)

  Former Spouse Pays
Self Only (381) $451.22
Self & Family (382) $919.51

Temporary Continuation of Coverage (Monthly - Includes 2% Administrative Fee)

  Plan Member Pays
Self Only (381) $460.96
Self & Family (382) $937.90


 

 

2004 PREMIUM RATES - RURAL CARRIER BENEFIT PLAN (RCBP)

Regular/PTF Postal Premium (Biweekly)

  Employee Share USPS Share Total Premium
Self Only (381) $56.62 $143.32 $ 199.94
Self & Family (382) $79.70 $327.120 $406.82

Leave Replacement Carrier (RCA and RCR) (Biweekly)

  Employee Share
Self Only (381) $199.94
Self & Family (382) $406.82

Retiree and Surviving Spouses (Monthly)

  Retiree Share Gov't Share Total Premium
Self Only (381) $170.17 $263.03 $433.20
Self & Family (382) $281.08 $600.36 $881.44

Spouse Equity Coverage (Monthly)

  Former Spouse Pays
Self Only (381) $433.20
Self & Family (382) $881.44

Temporary Continuation of Coverage (Monthly - Includes 2% Administrative Fee)

  Plan Member Pays
Self Only (381) $441.86
Self & Family (382) $899.07


 

 

2003 Rural Carrier Benefit Plan Brochure (Acrobat Reader Required)

2003 PREMIUM RATES - RURAL CARRIER BENEFIT PLAN (RCBP)

Regular/PTF Postal Premium (Biweekly)

 

Employee Share

USPS Share

Total Premium

Self Only (381)

$50.95

$129.03

$ 179.88

Self & Family (382)

$71.90

$294.70

$366.60

Leave Replacement Carrier (RCA and RCR) (Biweekly)

 

Employee Share

Self Only (381)

$179.98

Self & Family (382)

$366.60

Retiree and Surviving Spouses (Monthly)

 

Retiree Share

Gov't Share

Total Premium

Self Only (381)

$153.14

$236.82

$386.96

Self & Family (382)

$253.46

$540.84

$794.30

Spouse Equity Coverage (Monthly)

 

Former Spouse Pays

Self Only (381)

$386.96

Self & Family (382)

$794.30

Temporary Continuation of Coverage (Monthly - Includes 2% Administrative Fee)

 

Plan Member Pays

Self Only (381)

$397.76

Self & Family (382)

$810.19

2002 Rural Carrier Benefit Plan Brochure (Acrobat Reader Required)

2002 PREMIUM RATES - RURAL CARRIER BENEFIT PLAN (RCBP)

Regular Carrier Postal Premium (Also PTF) (Biweekly)

 

Employee Share

USPS Share

Total Premium

Self Only (381)

$ 42.50

$ 115.52

$ 158.02

Self & Family (382)

$ 58.11

$ 263.75

$ 321.86

Leave Replacement Carrier (RCA and RCR) (Biweekly)

 

Employee Share

Self Only (381)

$ 158.02

Self & Family (382)

$ 321.86

Retiree and Surviving Spouses (Monthly)

 

Retiree Share

Gov't Share

Total Premium

Self Only (381)

$ 130.35

$ 212.03

$ 342.38

Self & Family (382)

$ 213.30

$ 484.06

$ 697.36

Spouse Equity Coverage (Monthly)

 

Former Spouse Pays

Self Only (381)

$ 342.38

Self & Family (382)

$ 697.36

Temporary Continuation of Coverage (Monthly - Includes 2% Administrative Fee)

 

Plan Member Pays

Self Only (381)

$ 349.23

Self & Family (382)

$ 711.31

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