Special Alert for Patients with Federal Employee Health Benefits

Be Sure Kelsey-Seybold is an 'In-Network' Provider in 2019

Open Season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program starts Nov. 12 and will run through Dec. 10, 2018. If you are currently in a Blue Cross Blue Shield plan, your Kelsey-Seybold doctors will not be available to you in 2019 through this plan. You will need to actively choose a different plan in order to see Kelsey-Seybold doctors in 2019, using your “in-network” benefits.

Be Sure to Choose a Plan Offering Kelsey-Seybold During Open Season!
Nov. 12 - Dec. 10, 2018

As you prepare for your upcoming Open Season, keep these tips handy!

  1. Go to OPM.gov and choose a plan offering Kelsey-Seybold doctors in 2019. These include:
    • APWU Health Plan Nationwide - CDHP with UnitedHealthcare PPO 
    • APWU Health Plan Nationwide - High Option with Cigna PPO
    • GEHA Benefit Plan Nationwide - High & Standard Options with UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
    • NALC Nationwide with Cigna OAP
    • NALC Value Option Nationwide with Cigna OAP
    • SAMBA Nationwide - High & Standard with Cigna OAP
  2. Keep this list handy – put it by your computer or take a picture of it with your phone. You can also save GetKelsey.com to your favorites online.
  3. Be sure to review your benefit options and choose a plan offering access to Kelsey-Seybold during the 2019 plan year. Kelsey-Seybold will not be an in-network provider for any Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas plan in 2019.
  4. Please contact one of our knowledgeable Kelsey-Seybold health plan specialists for more information on FEHB plans accepted by Kelsey-Seybold.
    • If you are a Federal employee, call the Patient Help Line at 713-442-1233, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

URGENT REMINDER: Kelsey-Seybold will not be offered in any Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in 2019. Act now to choose a plan with Kelsey-Seybold doctors!

Get Kelsey-Seybold QUALITY and CONVENIENCE

When you choose a health plan in 2019 offering Kelsey-Seybold as an in-network provider, you have access to:

  • World-class physicians – Choose from 400+ Kelsey-Seybold doctors in more than 55 medical specialties at 19 convenient clinic locations throughout the Greater Houston area. You can see any Kelsey-Seybold physician at any location, and your secure electronic medical record with all your test results and medical history follows you wherever you go.
  • 24/7 appointment scheduling at 713-442-0000.
  • After-Hours Nurse Hotline at 713-442-0000. Speak to Kelsey-Seybold registered nurses who have access to your medical record and can page physicians on call.
  • MyKelseyOnline, our secure patient portal, lets you email your doctor’s office, get most test results, directly schedule appointments, and more!
  • Saturday sick-care visits for children and adults – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – at four convenient locations.
Our Heath Plan Specialists Are Ready to Help!

Please contact one of our knowledgeable Kelsey-Seybold health plan specialists for a free evaluation based on your needs or for more information on FEHB plans accepted by Kelsey-Seybold. 

  • If you are a Federal employee, call the Patient Help Line at 713-442-1233, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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