Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Georgia Poultry Federation Growers Benefits Program?
The Georgia Poultry Federation offers contract growers the ability to join an aggregated discount benefits program. As part of your membership, you can enroll in best-in-class benefits from top insurance companies at reduced rates. The plans will be insured by Humana and Transamerica and will satisfy the Georgia Department of Insurance (DOI) requirements.
Why choose the Georgia Poultry Federation Growers Benefits Program?
Our goal is to provide members with an alternative to ACA plans. We offer a quality benefits solution that could be a good fit for many reasons including:
Who is eligible to participate?
The Georgia Poultry Federation Growers Benefits Program is available to contract growers located in Georgia who are members of the Georgia Poultry Federation. Growers must be in good standing with the Georgia Poultry Federation and domiciled in Georgia.
When will the Benefits Program start?
The first available effective date is July 1, 2021. You may enroll any month moving forward during our inital rollout period.
Can we join the Benefits Program at any time during the year?
Yes, members can enroll any month of the year.
My spouse and I are the only two employees at our farm. Can we join the Benefits Program?
Yes! You can enroll in the Transamerica life, accident, cancer, or critical illness plans. You may also enroll in the Medicare products if you are 65+ years old or eligible for Medicare due to disability.
The Humana medical, dental, and vision plans require at least two employees to enroll. A husband and wife count as one employee. You could add an additional employee to qualify for the Humana plans. Some examples of other employees who can be added to your plan, along with you and your spouse, are:
Other employees who work for the farm
An adult child who works for the farm
Employee who does not work in poultry but still works for your farm (cattle, events, etc.)
Employees who work for another business you own (a separate business from the farm)
Insurance is confusing! Can I just contact you for help?
Yes! We would love to talk with you. Please contact us at 1-888-732-9555 or email@example.com.
How many employees from my farm need to enroll in the Benefits Program?
For Humana medical, dental and vision plans, at least two employees need to enroll to qualify.
If I'm interested, what are my next steps?
Contact us for more information at 1-888-732-9555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.