Dear Sonic Franchisee:
We are excited to provide Sonic Franchise Association members expanded benefits. The Sonic Association Benefit Plans bring value to the membership through competitive pricing and expanded benefit offerings.
The following are some of the exciting features of the benefit program.
Services and resources we provide to the franchisees include:
Please call the Sonic Health Team, toll-free, at 866-456-1421 to inquire about enrollment and access resources regarding your state and plans.
The below frequently asked questions includes additional information on the enrollment process. For up to date news and alerts on health care reform, please visit our website at Aon Consulting - Health Care Reform.
Sonic Franchise Association Health Plan
4801 Main Street, Suite 350
Kansas City, MO 64112
866.456.1421 toll-free · 816.698.4629 fax
Q. Who is eligible for the plan?
A. Owners and full-time managers.
Q. How much will the employer pay of the premium?
A. The employer must pay 50% of the medical premium for owners and full-time managers who participate in the plan.
Q. What other benefits are available in addition to the medical plan?
A. Optional benefits include dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term disability and long-term
disability (disability for groups with 10+ eligible employees).
Q. What if members are in multiple states?
A. If you have members in multiple states, you will choose plans from the state offerings where you have the most members.
Q. Do members have the option of choosing from more than one plan?
A. Groups with less than 5 eligible members may choose one plan option for the group; groups with more than 5 eligible members may choose up to two plan options for the group.
Q. Do all members of a group have to choose the optional benefits?
A. If life coverage is chosen by the group, then the life premium is included with the medical premium. The other benefits listed (dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability) are offered on a voluntary basis to the employee. Individuals may choose to participate in the other coverage even if they waive medical coverage. If you choose to offer these additional options to your group, the premium will appear on your monthly billing and you will submit it to United Healthcare (UHC) with your medical premium.
Q. How do I know if my doctor is in the UHC plan?
A. The UHC Point of Service (POS) medical plan has a national network of providers. You can search for providers on the UHC website at www.myuhc.com.
Q. Who do I call when I have a problem or a question?
A. The UHC Customer Service Center is available to answer member questions. In addition, the Association will have a dedicated Benefit Plan service phone line, using a toll-free
number, 1-866-456-1421. We will be able to answer questions during open enrollment, view
billing records, assist with claims issues and continue to be the customer advocate for Franchise