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En Espanol blue2023 NWGA Local Plus Medical Neighborhood Copay Plan

We are pleased to announce the addition of the Copay health plan options for 2023. This option gives you the same high-quality providers as the HSA plan with higher premiums but lower deductibles.

NWGA Local Plus Medical Neighborhood is the plan for employees living in selected ZIP codes in northwest Georgia. Providers in the Neighborhood work together to offer care coordination to our health plan members.

As always, we encourage you to confirm your doctor(s) are in the Neighborhood for 2023. To find a provider or hospital: Visit cigna and search or call Cigna at 855-566-4295.

Your Healthy Life Care Teams

Our Healthy Life Centers continue to expand services to offer innovative ways to connect with all members of the Company health plan. We recently introduced Care Teams—each employee and their dependents have a special team of dedicated professionals ready to help you. Your Healthy Life Care Team may reach out to you and your dependents periodically throughout the year or you can reach out to them via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Pharmacy is included when you elect medical coverage. Express Scripts remains our pharmacy vendor. The formulary with Express Scripts can change yearly.  To avoid paying full price, please review the 2023 Preferred Formulary and Formulary Exclusion List. and myCigna app

Do you have your account set up at If not, register today to access many resources available from Cigna as a Mohawk health plan member. Need a copy of our health plan ID card? Go to to print a copy or take a photo. You can also see a list of your claims and the status. Looking for an in-network provider? You can find a complete list at, as well as cost estimates for various procedures. 

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myCigna app

The myCigna app is an excellent on-the-go resource. Through the myCigna app, you have access to your health information. Get easy access for your ID card, claims, provider search, and more. Get now at the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon App Store.

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Zip Code Search

Use the ZIP code search feature below to see if you're eligible for the My Medical Neighborhood Plan in 2023.

Zip Code Search

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Plan Overview

The Copay health plans use the same high-quality Cigna network providers as the HSA plans. With the Copay plans, there is a set amount that you pay for in-network doctor’s office visits or fill a prescription. These do not count as part of your deductible. Other medical expenses go towards your deductible. You must meet the deductible before the plan begins paying a percentage of the cost. You can see the doctors you want to see without needing a referral to a specialist.
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  • NO REFERRALS - Choose the doctors you want to see – no referral required to see a specialist.
  • COPAY- $35 office visits, $25 Urgent Care visit, pharmacy-refer to pharmacy chart
  • DEDUCTIBLE - With the Copay plan, you pay 100% of your health care expenses until you meet your annual deductible, excluding office visits. See deductible amounts below.
  • COST SHARING - After meeting your annual deductible, you share the cost of health care expenses by paying co-insurance (a percentage of the total cost).
  • PREVENTIVE CARE - In-network routine preventive care and qualifying preventive prescriptions are covered at 100%.
  • ALLOWANCE MAXIMUMS - Note that there are allowance maximums for preventive mammogram ($225), preventive mammogram-3D ($285), preventive colonoscopies ($2,250), all MRIs ($2,300 after deductible is met), and CT Scans ($2,000 after deductible is met). See details.
  • OUT-OF-POCKET MAXIMUM ALLOWANCE - The most a plan member will pay per year for covered health expenses before the plan pays 100% of covered health expenses for the rest of that year.
    > In-Network  - Employee Only - $6,000; Family - $13,000
    >Out of Network  - Employee Only - none; Family - none
  • PRESCRIPTION - Qualifying Walmart prescriptions $4 List or $0 for certain generics, copay applies (see Pharmacy chart
  • MEDICARE - If you are covered under Medicare, you are eligible to participate in the Company Medical Plan, however, you are not eligible to own an HSA Account per IRS guidelines.
  • HSA ELIGIBILITY - Per IRS rules, you may not enroll in or add funds to a HSA if not enrolled in a high deductible health plan.
  • FSA ELIGIBILITY - You may participate in the healthcare FSA account if you enroll in the Copay Plan, age 65 and older and not enrolled in a high deductible health plan.

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Medical Plan Details

Employees living in the selected ZIP codes in the northwest Georgia area continue to be a part of the Medical Neighborhood plan with Cigna as the network provider, claims administrator and customer service. The Neighborhood includes a select group of providers with access to high-quality, affordable health care. As always, important preventative health care screenings and procedures are available at no cost to you. Please note in-network and out-of-network deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses are all separate and do not crossover. To find a provider and additional detail, visit


EE Only:  In-Network - $1,000 | Out-of-Network - $3,300
EE+SP, EE+CH, Family:  In-Network - $2,500 | Out-of-Network - $6,600


In-Network - 80% after deductible
Out-of-Network - 50% after deductible


EE Only: - In-Network - $6,000 | Out-of-Network - None
Family: - In-Network - $13,000 | Out-of-Network - None

Plan Rates
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*For coverage, Spouse also refers to Common Law

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Medical Plan Surcharges

New enrollees to the company medical plan will be required to complete a biometric screening within 60 days of your benefit effective date to avoid a wellness surcharge. For additional details, visit the Biometrics and Health Coaching page.

Based on results, employees and/or covered spouses may be required to complete face-to-face, telephonic or online health coaching. Employees and covered spouses who choose not to work with a Healthy Life Team Navigator (HLN), do not make contact with their HLN or do not complete biometrics testing, will be charged an additional $28.85 per week or $125 per month as a surcharge on top of your medical plan premium.

If you enroll a spouse in the Company Medical Plan, they will be included in a spousal audit for other medical coverage. If your spouse’s employer offers insurance and you elect to cover him/her on Mohawk’s Medical Plan, you will pay an additional $125 per month in medical contributions.

*New hires and those new to the medical plan as a result of a Qualifying Life Event, please visit the Biometrics & Coaching page for details.


The information below outlines ways in which medical surcharges will be applied. Keep in mind, the maximum surcharge is $57.70 per week or $250 per month in addition to your Medical plan contribution.

  • $28.85/wk or $125/mo:  If covered Employee does not complete a Biometric Screening when notified.
  • $28.85/wk or $125/mo:  If covered Spouse* does not complete a Biometric Screening when notified.
  • $28.85/wk or $125/mo:  If covered Employee requires Coaching based on biometric screening results and refuses to work with a health coach.
  • $28.85/wk or $125/mo:  If covered Spouse* requires Coaching based on biometric screening results and refuses to work with a health coach.
  • $28.85/wk or $125/mo:  If Spouse* enrolls in the Mohawk Medical plan and has access to other group medical coverage through their employer.
*For coverage, Spouse also refers to Common Law 

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Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Option

Employees enrolled in the Copay Plan and employees age 65 and older may participate in the healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) which acts much like the Health Savings Account (HSA). You set aside money from your paycheck to pay for qualified out-of-pocket expenses for you and your covered dependents. And, you don’t pay taxes on this money. With an FSA, you decide how much you want to contribute each year, up to the legal limits. The money in your Healthcare FSA can be used to cover out-of-pocket costs, such as copays, deductibles, coinsurance, dental expenses, prescription glasses, contact lenses, prescription drug costs and over-the-counter drugs with a prescription. 

For more information about the healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA), click here.

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Additional Links and Information

pdf button NWGA Local Plus Medical Neighborhood Copay Plan Summary Plan Description

pdf button NWGA Local Plus Medical Neighborhood Copay Plan HSA SBC

pdf button Summary of Material Modification-VIVIO Specialty Medications Program

Body & Mind Connection

pdf button Approved Cigna Flu Shot Providers

pdf button Available Vaccines

pdf button Cigna Claim Form

pdf buttonPreventive Health Coverage Guide

pdf button Eligible and Ineligible Expenses

pdf button Medicare and You - Guide

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Contact the Benefits Service Center or Cigna

For questions about your benefits including claims, eligibility, or to order an ID card contact

Benefits Service Center | 1-866-481-4922  OR

Cigna | 1-855-566-4295 |

Important Notes:

  • In Ala., Calif., and N.J., contributions are prior to federal taxes but after state income taxes. Employer contribution, earned interest and investment income are all taxable as gross income for state income tax purposes.