Medical Plans


Starting Jan. 1, 2021, North Kansas City Hospital will offer a Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan (MERP) to currently enrolled or newly eligible employees who have access to and select alternate group medical and prescription drug coverage during open enrollment. This offering will provide you with 100% reimbursement of your out-of-pocket costs including eligible copays, coinsurance, and deductibles, up to $8,550/single or $17,100/family per year that you incur under the alternate health plan.

To receive this benefit, you will first enroll in the alternate medical and prescription drug plan offering (for example, your spouse’s group health plan) and waive coverage under the NKCH health plan. Then, you must complete the MERP enrollment form and attestation form and return them to Catilize Health to receive eligible reimbursements.

If you have any questions regarding this offering, please contact Catilize Health at 877-872-4232 or

You may choose between these two BlueCross BlueShield plans

BlueCross BlueShield Traditional Plan

The BlueCross BlueShield Traditional plan is a comprehensive medical plan that covers both in-network and out-of-network providers. You pay a deductible and co-insurance and the insurance pays the remaining costs. More information about the Traditional plan

BlueCross BlueShield High Deductible Plan

The BlueCross BlueShield High Deductible plan works the same as the BlueCross BlueShield Traditional plan, except the deductible is higher. More information about the High Deductible plan