When you give, you receive.
We offer different membership options to accommodate a wide range of needs and contributions.
What Our Members Give to the Membership
Monthly Contribution Requests
The Head of Household or Primary Member is sent monthly contribution requests based on age and/or number of household members, which they submit to stay active in the membership.*
*The Head of Household is the oldest member in the household. **If a Household has more than five family members, the monthly contribution amount is increased by an additional $50 for each additional dependent (Diamond, Emerald & Sapphire Memberships). ***For Ruby, the monthly contribution amount is increased by an additional $50 for each additional dependent over 3 members.
What are MRAs (Member Responsibility Amounts)
Members are responsible for a financial portion of eligible medical needs. Understanding the Membership
|1ST MRA||The member is responsible for $500 per person per calendar year before the 2nd MRA applies.||The member is responsible for $1,000 per person per calendar year before the 2nd MRA applies.||The member is responsible for $1,500 per person per calendar year before the 2nd MRA applies.||The member is responsible for $7,500 per person per calendar year before the 2nd MRA applies.|
|2ND MRA||The member is responsible for a maximum of $2,500 to the licensed medical professional/facility (maximum of $5,000 if Medicare Plus 25% isn’t accepted and licensed medical professional/facility is non-affiliated).||The member is responsible for 50% of the next $10,000 per member ($5,000 maximum) if the licensed medical professional/facility is non-affiliated.|
|OFFICE/URGENT CARE/SPECIALIST VISIT MRA||The member pays $35.00 to the licensed medical professional of their choice. This is not applied to the 1st or 2nd MRA.||Up to $300.00 of the charges per visit is applied to the 1st then 2nd MRA.|
|MATERNITY MRA||$5,000 MRA per pregnancy.||Maternity is not included.|
|ADOPTION MRA||$5,000 MRA per event. An adoption event may have more than one child.||Adoption is not included.|
|CANCER MRA||Year 1 – $4,000 MRA, Year 2 – $3,000 MRA, Year 3+ – $2,000 MRA. Subject to annual and lifetime maximums.||1st, then 2nd MRAs apply. Subject to annual and lifetime maximums.|
What Our Members Receive from the Membership
Members present their Membership ID card to their health care provider and pharmacist for office/urgent care visits and discounts on prescriptions.
|6 OFFICE/URGENT CARE/SPECIALIST VISITS ANNUALLY||Up to $300 is shared on the member’s behalf per visit after $35 office visit MRA. Visits are per member, per calendar year.||The membership applies up to $300 of charges per visit to the 1st then 2nd MRA. Anything outside of the six (6) will be the member’s responsibility and do not apply to their MRA. Visits are per member, per calendar year.|
|Wellness Visits||Female members age 40 and over and male members age 50 and over. Eligible for sharing of one additional office visit during the calendar year. For female members age 40 and over, for a mammogram visit, the membership will share up to $500 after the $35 office visit MRA.||Female members age 40 and over and male members age 50 and over. Eligible for sharing of one additional office visit during the calendar year. For female members age 40 and over, for a mammogram visit, the membership will allow up to $500 to be applied towards the MRA.|
|MATERNITY||Maximum sharing limit per pregnancy applies: Year 1 – $12,000 and Years 2+ – $25,000 (90 day wait)||Maternity is not included.|
|Adoption||$5,000 eligible for sharing once the $5,000 Adoption MRA has been met. (12 month wait)||Adoption is not included.|
|Cancer Treatment||Maximum sharing amount Year 1 – $10,000 and Years 2+ – Subject to annual and lifetime max after Cancer MRA has been met. Biennial screening requirements for females 40 and over and males 50 and over and 90 day wait||1st, then 2nd MRAs apply. Biennial screening requirements for females 40 and over and males 50 and over. 12 month waiting period|
|Laboratory Services||$500 Laboratory MRA applies. $1,000 maximum sharing limit, per member, per calendar year. Laboratory services must be obtained through an in-network facility to be eligible for sharing. 90 day waiting unless billed with an eligible office visit or hospital stay or is part of a wellness or preventative care visit.||$500 Laboratory MRA applies. $500 maximum sharing limit, per member, per calendar year. Laboratory services must be obtained through an in-network facility to be eligible for sharing. 90 day waiting unless billed with an eligible office visit or hospital stay or is part of a wellness or preventative care visit.||Applied towards 1st, then 2nd MRAs. Allowed up to $4,000, per member, per calendar year. 90 day waiting period unless part of wellness or preventative care visit.|
|TELEMEDICINE||Unlimited utilization, with no consultation fee|
|PRESCRIPTIONS||Altrua HealthShare members are allowed discounts for name brand and generic prescriptions.|
|FLU SHOT||Reimbursement only. Max of $25 per member, per calendar year|
|FUNERAL NEEDS||$5,000 maximum sharing limit per household, per calendar year. Discounts are available through Dignity Memorial, click here to learn more.||Funeral needs are not included. Discounts are available through Dignity Memorial, click here to learn more.|
|SHARING AFTER 1st and 2nd MRAS ARE MET||The membership shares 100% of eligible medical needs for the remainder of the calendar year.|
|MAXIMUM AMOUNT SHARED DURING THE LIFETIME OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP||Lifetime Limit of $2,000,000 per member. No maximum per calendar year.||Lifetime Limit of $1,000,000 per member. No maximum per calendar year.||Lifetime Limit of $1,000,000 per member with a limit of $250,000 per calendar year.||Lifetime Limit of $1,000,000 per member with a limit of $150,000 per calendar year.|
Every membership includes access to services and discounts that help our members maintain a healthy emotional, mental and physical lifestyle.
Members can contact licensed physicians any time of day via phone and nurse lines to help diagnose issues from the comfort of their home, workplace, or while traveling.
Because the membership is made up of people that care for one another, we are pleased to provide counseling services that members can share with everyone in their family—even those not on the membership!
Savings of 40%–50% off the overall national average cost for Traditional LASIK surgery*
15%–60% off the retail price of generic drugs and 10%–25% off the retail price of brand name drugs
Save 20%–50% on most dental procedures
Saves members 10%–80% off regular retail pricing at over 3,000 certified labs nationwide**
Save 25% on services from specialty health care providers**
20%–40% off the retail price of Disposable Medical Supplies, Nutritional Supplements and Daily Living Aids
Durable Medical Supplies
5%–40% off of durable medical equipment and services**
Savings of 30%–60% on hearing aids**
*WA customers will save 15% off standard prices or 5% off promotional prices. **Not available in WA
Understanding the Membership
First Member Responsibility Amount (1st MRA)
The member’s first out of pocket amount before the membership shares in eligible needs (any amount not related to office visits, wellness visits, sick visits, check-ups, follow-up visits, etc.).
Second Member Responsibility Amount (2nd MRA)
The percentage members are responsible for, after the 1st MRA is met, and before the membership shares in eligible needs. The membership shares simultaneously in eligible needs as the member’s 2nd MRA is being met.
Things to Note
Members whose weight exceeds the membership standard will have a share increase added to their monthly contribution.