(246) 538-2277      info@barpbb.com       Mervue House, Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church, Barbados

 FORM MUST BE PRINTED ON  8 ½ by 14 (LEGAL) PAPER

group health brochure front

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.

OPEN ENROLMENT IS JANUARY 2ND - MARCH 31ST, 2018
ALL BARP MEMBERS are eligible during the open enrolment period January 2nd to March 31st, 2018 - no medicals required.
Please note that after April 1st medicals will be required and the age of eligibility will be 60 years and under.
NB: To ensure viability of the plan 5,000 Members must be registered by March 31st.

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 April 1st, 2018.

BROCHURE & FAQs

ENROLLMENT FORM MUST BE PRINTED ON  8 ½ by 14 (LEGAL) PAPER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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group health brochure front

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.

OPEN ENROLMENT IS JANUARY 2ND - MARCH 31ST, 2018
ALL BARP MEMBERS are eligible during the open enrolment period January 2nd to March 31st, 2018 - no medicals required.
Please note that after April 1st medicals will be required and the age of eligibility will be 60 years and under.
NB: To ensure viability of the plan 5,000 Members must be registered by March 31st.

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 April 1st, 2018.

BROCHURE & FAQs

ENROLLMENT FORM MUST BE PRINTED ON  8 ½ by 14 (LEGAL) PAPER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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20170116 BARP Medical Plan Sign Up Ad Revised

Group Health FAQs

  • When does coverage start? +

    Coverage starts on the 1st of April, 2018.
  • What is Open Enrolment? +

    Open Enrolment is enrolment without medicals
  • When do I sign up? +

    You can sign up at any time during the Open Enrolment period from the 1st of January 2018 to 30th March 2018.
  • Where do I sign up? +

    You can sign up at the BARP office in Hastings and at CGM Gallagher’s office in Haggatt Hall
  • Do I have to provide Evidence of Insurability? +

    No, only if you sign up after the 1st of April 2018.
  • What is a Deductible? +

    Your deductible is the initial amount you must pay each year for covered health services before the Insurer will start to pay. You must be mindful of the
  • Is there an annual deductible? +

    There is an annual Medical deductible of $500.00 per member with a maximum of two per family. The Deductible for the Dental Benefit and the Vision Benefit is
  • What is Co-payment? +

    A co-payment is a fixed 20% amount you pay toward each medical service since the plan will pay 80% of eligible charges.
  • What is Co-insurance? +

    Coinsurance is a fixed 80%, rather than a flat amount, that the insurer pays toward medical service.
  • When are premium payments due? +

    Premiums are payable monthly and in advance. Payment must be made to the BARP office.
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