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Enroll in a plan

Legacy American Airlines pre-11/1/2012 retirees

American Airlines will be offering  the Standard Option and Plus Option. You were enrolled automatically into the new UnitedHealthcare® Group Medicare Advantage (PPO) Standard option  for medical and prescription drug coverage effective Jan. 1, 2021. However, you had the option to choose the Plus option  during the Annual Enrollment period, Oct. 15 to Dec 4, 2020.

Enrollment in the Plus Option or to opt out of coverage, visit American’s Benefits Service Center via was from Oct. 15 and Dec 4 (by 11:59 p.m. CT). If you were unable to enroll or opt out of coverage online please call 888-860-6178.  Regular hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT. Expanded hours during Annual Enrollment are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT, and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT.

If you decline the coverage, you and your eligible dependents will not be able to enroll in the plan at a later date.

Need help or have questions?

For additional enrollment questions, call 1-866-225-8816, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week. TTY users, call 711.  Or, contact us.


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2021 Annual Enrollment Period

Began: October 15, 2020
Ended: December 4, 2020




Legacy American Airlines Pre 11/1/2012 retirees

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Last updated: 07.20.2021 at 12:01 AM CT  H2001_020521CMR