Other Benefits

What is the Legal Plan?

The Legal Plan provides coverage for personal legal matters, from complex litigation such as divorce and bankruptcy to more basic issues such as drafting a lease agreement or updating a Will. You may choose to use a network attorney and receive the network benefits of the plan or pay a higher cost when using an attorney that is out-of-network.

What does the Legal Plan cover?

The plan covers a variety of legal services, including:

  • Debt collection defense and financial problems
  • Uncontested adoption
  • Personal bankruptcy
  • Eviction defense
  • Civil litigation defense
  • Real estate transactions
  • Free Wills and Living Wills (one per covered member per year)
  • Small claims assistance
  • Tenant negotiations
  • Preparation of legal documentation
  • Living trust
  • Name changes

More information is available in the Benefits Guide.

Who administers the Legal Plan?

The Legal Plan is administered by Legal Access Plan LLC. 

Is there a Maternity Program? How does it work?

If you are pregnant and covered under a BHGE Medical plan, you are eligible to participate in the UnitedHealthcare (UHC) Maternity Support Program (MSP) at no cost. The MSP provides a personalized approach that places resources at your fingertips before, during and after your pregnancy. Your spouse may also participate in the program if he or she is enrolled in your Medical plan. 

Who administers the Maternity Program?

The program is administered by UnitedHealthcare.

Is there an Adoption Assistance Program? How does it work?

Yes. You can be reimbursed for up to $5,000 in eligible adoption expenses.

Is there a Tuition Assistance Program? How does it work?

Yes. More details will be provided soon.