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2022 Annual Enrollment for Health & Dental Plans
Important information about 2022 Health and Dental Benefits for active clergy and lay employees.

2022 Health & Dental Plan Comparisons

2022 Health & Dental Plan Costs

For information on how to save insurance costs using CDHP plans click here.

For Diocesan Treasurer John Fogarty's presentation to clergy at open office hours click here.

The Annual Enrollment period is October 27 through November 17, 2021

Approximately one week before the Annual Enrollment period all currently enrolled Medical Trust employees will receive a letter from the Medical Trust with more detailed information and instructions regarding Annual Enrollment (AE) plans for 2022. If you are not currently participating in a Medical Trust plan and would like to enroll, you will NOT receive a letter. Please contact Canon Ed Tracy or Susan Allen for signup information.

Annual Enrollment for RETIRED clergy is October 15 – November 12, 2021. The retired clergy plan will change this year. If you are not aware of the changes, or have questions, please contact the Rev. Alan Mead or call the diocesan office.

During the Medical Trust’s 2022 Annual Enrollment period:

  • Current plan members may change their plan selections for the following year.
  • Eligible non-participating employees have the option to join a plan.
  • Eligible non-participating dependents may be added to a member’s plan without the need of a qualifying event.

You will need to enroll using your MyCPG Account. The user name and password you created to access your benefits information on your MyCPG Account will also be used to access the annual enrollment web page. If you have not done so previously, you will need to create a MyCPG Account prior to Annual Enrollment. For assistance to create a MyCPG Account, contact the Church Pension Group (CPG) Client Services Team at 1-800-480-9967.

2022 Highlights - the same plans as 2021 are being offered in 2022

  • Premiums for health plans will increase an average of 5%.
  • 12 annual enrollment plans.
  • The Cigna and Anthem plans cost the same. Coverage may be different.
  • All health plans include coverage for prescription drugs and vision.
  • Cigna is the sold dental plan provider. The dental plans are a separate cost. Dental plan premiums will not increase in 2022.

Consumer Directed High Deductible/Health Savings Plans (CDHP/HSA)
The 20 and 40 CDHP/HSA are not like other plans. If you have not enrolled in one before please call Susan Allen at the diocesan office for further information.

Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Optional Plans
You need to be on Medicare and pre-approved through the Episcopal Medical Trust in order to participate in the MSP plans. These MSP plans are ONLY available to those on Medicare (65+) or who have a spouse/partner on Medicare who will be in the Diocesan Health Plan. The plans are optional for Medicare recipients and are not required. If you would like to have the option explained further please contact Canon Ed Tracy or Susan Allen. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with Cigna Behavioral Health
This benefit is included in all health plans. It is also offered as a stand-alone EAP plan at $4 a month for employees who opt out of medical benefits coverage. Please contact Canon Ed Tracy or Susan Allen if you are interested.

Plan Documents
Summaries of Benefits and Coverage and Plan Document Handbooks containing more information about the available plans may be found on the Church Pension Group website at www.cpg.org/mtdocs. Plan handbooks will be online after January 1, 2022.

If you have questions you may always email mtcustserv@cpg.org or phone CPG Client Engagement at 1-800-480-9967. You may also contact Canon Ed Tracy or Susan Allen at the diocesan office, or for retired clergy the Rev. Alan Mead. We will be happy to assist you with annual enrollment or other questions you may have.

The Rev. Canon Ed Tracy, Canon for Administration
Direct: 757-213-3378
Main Office: 1-800-582-8292

Susan Allen, Assistant to the Canons
Direct: 757-213-3391

The Rev. Alan Mead, Chaplain to Retired Clergy


Last Published: October 16, 2021 5:34 PM