Benefit Enrollment or Waiver Forms for new hires or employee changes
Waiver of Medical/Dental Coverage for ACA Marketplace Coverage (for those enrolled in “ObamaCare” plans)
Waiver of Medical/Dental Coverage for Other Non-ACA Coverage (for those with spousal coverage, COBRA or other group plan
Termination Packet(contains a Notice to Diocese, Extension of Benefits and Salary Continuation information and claim forms)
Benefit Plan Information/Customer Service
The Diocese of California continues to offer four plans. We offer two Kaiser and two Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. Please review the Medical Plan and Pharmacy Benefit comparison documents linked below to determine which plan best meets your needs. All four medical plans are contracted through The Episcopal Church Medical Trust (ECMT). 1.800.480.9967, Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific.
Disability Benefits (Lay employees)
Short & Long-Term Disability benefits provided by Zurich American Life Insurance Company through Church Pension Group. To verify your current coverage and benefits call CPG’s Client Services (866) 802-6333 or Zurich (800) 206-8826
*Aflac Acquires Zurich
On March 19, 2020, Aflac announced the agreement to acquire Zurich North America’s U.S. group benefits business, which includes their group disability products.
See New Brand, Same Experience for more information on the transition, and what it may mean for you.
Customer Service: cpg.org or 1.800.480.9967
Life Insurance $50K Group Term
(no enrollment form required — coverage automatic to employees working 30 or more hours per week)
Change of Elected Beneficiary Designation form (call 1.800.480.9967 for personal policy ID and return form directly to Church Life Insurance)
Summary of Group Life and Supplemental Group Life Insurance
Healthcare Compliance Notices
Need help navigating the plan comparisons? Wonder which plan is best for you and your family? Consult with our Health Advocate for assistance.
Health Advocate offers help when you have questions about your medical care – from finding a doctor, to understanding your benefits, or resolving a claim. Get help when you need it from a knowledgeable healthcare professional.
This complimentary, confidential service can help you navigate the healthcare system and make the most of your benefits. It is available to ECMT medical plan participating employees, their dependents, their parents and parents-in-law (even if they do not live with you).