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Information and Updates for the Iona Community on Coronavirus

Health Insurance

Christian Brothers PPO Plan

Employees enrolled in the PPO plan will receive vision coverage through Empire BlueCross/BlueShield’s Blue View Vision Plan. The cost is included in the monthly deductions listed below.

Medical & Vision (as of July 1, 2020)

Categories Employee Monthly Share Employee Bi-Weekly Share*
Employee $204.81 $102.41
Employee + 1 $395.26 $197.63
Family $593.96 $296.98

* While staff and administrators receive 26 paychecks per year, premiums are deducted 24 times per year.

Christian Brothers Services Co-payments

Primary doctor office visit copay: $25
Specialist doctor office visit copay: $40
Inpatient Hospital copay: $250
Emergency Room copay: $125

Prescription Co-pays

  Generic Preferred Non-Preferred Brand
Pharmacy: $20 $40 $60
Mail Order*: $25 $90 $150

*Mail order rates are based on a 90-day supply.

Specialty Prescription Information

To learn more about Christian Brothers Services, please visit To see if your providers are in-network with the Aetna Signature PPO, please visit

Health Advocate

If you are enrolled in the Iona College medical plan, you and/or your covered dependent(s) may contact Health Advocate at (866) 695-8622, or you may visit the Health Advocate website.

The Health Advocate member website tells you exactly how to use this free benefit and how they can assist with healthcare and insurance-related issues. You can also use the cost estimator tool for medical procedures and link to trustworthy health information. You can always call to talk to a Personal Health Advocate for one-on-one help.

Please visit the website for information on:

  • Member Essentials
  • Healthcare Help
  • Health Information
  • Cost Estimates

For questions, please contact the Office for Human Resources at (914) 633-2496.