Health Insurance-Anthem 2020

Miami offers two health plan options through Anthem. You choose the plan that is best for you and your family. Option 1 is the Traditional PPO and option 2, the High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a Health Savings Account. Both plans include pharmacy coverage.

Choosing and Using Your Plan
Now is the perfect time to think about your health — where you are right now and where you want to be tomorrow. Take time to explore the benefits, programs and resources that can support your health and well-being all year long.

Open enrollment runs from October 12, 2020 to October 31, 2020

Anthem Contact Information


Group Number


ENGAGE-Your Personalized Health Assistant

Healthcare is hard. Miami University is partnering with Anthem to make it easier. Meet Engage, your personalized health assistant. Find all of your benefit information at your fingertips. REGISTER NOW for your account.

Pharmacy-Anthem Rx

Contact AnthemRx for questions concerning drug coverage, mail order, drug tiers, etc.


Essential Drug List
PreventiveRx Drug List

Plan Summaries



Find a Provider

Call Anthem Health Guide at 1-833-995-1483 to find in-network providers.

  • In Ohio, Blue Access Options PPO Network
  • Outside of Ohio, National PPO (Bluecard PPO) Network

Search for a provider at

  • Under "Find a Doctor: search by plan"
    • Choose Medical
    • Choose the State you are searching in
    • Type of plan is Medical (Employer-Sponsored)
    • Plan/Network is Blue Access Options PPO

Anthem Member Card

To order a new card, log into your Anthem account and do the following:

  1. Click on "Your ID Card."
  2. Next, select the cards you wish to order.
  3. Select "Mail." Make sure that your address is correct! If not, you must update it in BannerWeb Employee Services Online.
  4. Click "Send."

Alternatively, you may call the Anthem Health Guide at 1-833-995-1483.

Monthly Premiums

Use the Premium Calculator to calculate your premium.

Who Can Be Covered?

Spouses can be covered if:

  • unemployed.
  • self-employed and does not provide health insurance for anyone they employ.
  • self-employed and provides coverage, but pays more than 50% of the total premium.
  • retired and the only source of health coverage is Medicare.
  • eligible for retiree coverage, but required to pay more than 50% of the total premium.
  • employed, but not eligible for their employer’s coverage.
  • employed, but required to pay more than 50% of the total premium.

Dependent children can be covered through the end of the month in which they turn age 26. See Qualifying Events for required documentation.


Miami, Medicare, and You

Turning 65? Find out what that means for you as a benefit-eligible employee at Miami and Medicare Basics.

An additional amount applies to your health premiums if you and/or your covered spouse chose not to complete the steps of the premium discount program in the previous calendar year.

Depending on the steps not completed, your premiums could include an additional $15-$60 premium per month for you and an additional $15-$60 premium per month for your spouse.