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HEALTH PLAN DOCUMENTS FOR DOWNLOAD

Health Plan Brochure Jan28 2018

The new Medical plan is specially designed to provide all members of BARP and their respective immediate family with access to a wide range of medical insurance benefits that would otherwise be very costly for many members to purchase on an individual basis. Download and review the brochure; for further information contact the Employee Benefits Division at CGM Gallagher Tel: 434 -2200 or  BARP at 538-2277.

ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH INSURANCE
Persons joining BARP on the attainment of age 50 are eligible to join the plan immediately.  Members between the ages of 51  and 59  years will require medical evidence of insurability satisfactory to the insurer, at the member’s expense, prior to approval of coverage.  BARP members age 60 and over will NOT be eligible to join the Health plan.

INTRODUCTION OF LIFE BENEFIT COVERAGE
Effective January 1st, 2018, there is an additional $40.00 per year subscription which will be put towards insurance coverage for your final expenses (payable upon death) in the amount of BDS $5,000. This amount must be paid between January 1st and March 31st, 2018.
Coverage will commence May 1st, 2018.

PAYMENT METHODS - GROUP HEALTH PLAN
Please be advised that payments for the Health Plan can be made as follows:

  • At the BARP office via debit cards, cash or cheques.
  • Dropbox for CHEQUES ONLY at the BARP office.
  • Any SurePay location islandwide or from an online SurePay account. Payment by cheque WILL NOT be accepted at any of the Surepay locations. Cheques will ONLY be accepted at the BARP office. Go to SurePay's FAQs » Register for SurePay Online »
  • By standing ordervia your bank.(Standing order form available for download above). 

* Premiums are due thirty (30) days in advance.

* Prepayments can be made to the end of the policy year.

HEALTH PLAN DOCUMENTS FOR DOWNLOAD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published in News

HEALTH PLAN DOCUMENTS FOR DOWNLOAD

 

Health Plan Brochure Jan28 2018

The new Medical plan is specially designed to provide all members of BARP and their respective immediate family with access to a wide range of medical insurance benefits that would otherwise be very costly for many members to purchase on an individual basis. Download and review the brochure; for further information contact the Employee Benefits Division at CGM Gallagher Tel: 434 -2200 or  BARP at 538-2277.

ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH INSURANCE
Persons joining BARP on the attainment of age 50 are eligible to join the plan immediately.  Members between the ages of 51  and 59  years will require medical evidence of insurability satisfactory to the insurer, at the member’s expense, prior to approval of coverage.  BARP members age 60 and over will NOT be eligible to join the Health plan.

INTRODUCTION OF LIFE BENEFIT COVERAGE
Effective January 1st, 2018, there is an additional $40.00 per year subscription which will be put towards insurance coverage for your final expenses (payable upon death) in the amount of BDS $5,000. This amount must be paid between January 1st and March 31st, 2018.
Coverage will commence May 1st, 2018.

PAYMENT METHODS - GROUP HEALTH PLAN
Please be advised that payments for the Health Plan can be made as follows:

  • At the BARP office via debit cards, cash or cheques.
  • Dropbox for CHEQUES ONLY at the BARP office.
  • Any SurePay location islandwide or from an online SurePay account. Payment by cheque WILL NOT be accepted at any of the Surepay locations. Cheques will ONLY be accepted at the BARP office. Go to SurePay's FAQs » Register for SurePay Online »
  • By standing order via your bank.(Standing order form available for download above). 

* Premiums are due thirty (30) days in advance.

* Prepayments can be made to the end of the policy year.

HEALTH PLAN DOCUMENTS FOR DOWNLOAD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Seniors exercising

Ideally, you should be able to accumulate 150 minutes of moderate endurance activity a week. This would include walking, swimming, cycling, and a little bit of time every day to improve strength, flexibility, and balance. The 150 minutes is the prescribed amount of moderateintensity exercise that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest for generally fit Americans aged 65 and older. Even though this sounds like a lot, the good news is that you can break it down into 10- or 15-minute chunks of exercise two or more times a day. Here is an example of what a week might look like, along with suggestions for some exercises you can do to get started:


The article can also be be found here:  http://www.healthline.com/ health/everyday-fitness/ senior-workouts#creating-your- plan1

 

 

 

 

 

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Key Considerations in Selecting a Nursing/Residential Home

Download this seminar PDF presented by Shirley-Ann Brathwaite RN/RM/CHN - Advisory and Inspection Coordinator for Nursing Homes, Senior Citizens and Maternity Homes

 

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