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Medical Plans: Monthly Premium comparison

Date: July 6, 2016
Type: AFA Article

Traditional Medical PPO (Current S-UA)
TA language: 20% of total projected cost for coverage tier

You Only You + Spouse You + Child(ren) You + Family
CURRENT $102.24 $214.72 $194.24 $306.76
2017 (*) 117.82 $261.48 $210.58 $354.24
2017 +: Increases to premiums capped at 9.25% of previous year

Projected 2017 rates include:
Wellness Tobacco Credit: $48 per Flight Attendant and spouse/domestic partner ($96)
Projected 2017 rates do not include:
Spousal Surcharge: $50 for spouse/domestic partner with employer-subsidized coverage available

HMO (Including S-UA Aetna Select Plans)
Current: "Equal to monthly cost of HMO minus the amount of Company's contribution that would apply for such coverage tier under the Traditional Medical PPO
2017: 10% of total projected cost for coverage tier
2018: 12.5% of total projected cost for coverage tier
2019: 15% of total projected cost for coverage tier
2020: 20% of total projected cost for coverage tier

Kaiser S CA HMO - sUA

You Only You + Spouse You + Child(ren) You + Family
CURRENT $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
2017 (*)(10%) $52.98 $115.59 $97.11 $159.82
2018 (*) (12.5%) $70.20 $153.16 $128.67 $211.76
2019 (*)
(15%)
$89.80 $195.93 $164.60 $270.89
2020 (*)
(20%)
$127.15 $277.42 $233.06 $383.57

Rates include:
Projected 2017 rates include:
Wellness Tobacco Credit: $48 per Flight Attendant and spouse/domestic partner ($96)
Projected 2017 rates do not include:
Spousal Surcharge: $50 for spouse/domestic partner with employer-subsidized coverage available

Aetna Select NJ or Aetna Select NY

You Only You + Spouse You + Child(ren) You + Family
CURRENT $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
2017 (*) (10%) $55.56 $121.38 $101.62 $167.44
2018 (*) (12.5%) $73.62 $160.83 $134.65 $221.86
2019 (*)
(15%)
$94.17 $205.74 $172.25 $283.81
2020 (*)
(20%)
$133.34 $291.31 $243.89 $401.86

Rates include:
Wellness Tobacco Credit: $48 per Flight Attendant and spouse/domestic partner ($96)
Rates do not include:
Spousal Surcharge: $50 for spouse/domestic partner with employer-subsidized coverage available

(*) Rates for 2017 and beyond are not yet available.  Numbers used are approximations and for illustration purposes

Medical Plans

Required Medical Plans:
Traditional Medical PPO
Select Regional Plans (HMOs and Aetna Selects)
Core PPO
Core EPO
Core HDHP (High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Plan)

Monthly Premium for 2017

2017 (*) You Only You + Spouse You + Child(ren) You + Family
Traditional PPO 117.82 $261.48 $210.58 $354.24
Core PPO $111.23 $246.64 $199.04 $334.44
Core EPO $114.47 $253.94 $204.72 $344.18
HDHP $108.28 $240.00 $193.87 $325.59

Projected 2017 rates include: Wellness Tobacco Credit: $48 per Flight Attendant and spouse/domestic partner ($96)
Projected 2017 rates do not include: Spousal Surcharge: $50 for spouse/domestic partner with employer-subsidized coverage available

Premium rates 2017 +: Increases capped at 9.25% of previous year

(*) Rates for 2017 and beyond are not yet available.  Numbers used are approximations and for illustration purposes

Optional Medical Plans:

Any additional medical plan options offered by the Company (BYO: Build-Your-Own Plans)

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