First Option Health Plan

Established to provide self-insured employers of all sizes a cost savings health benefit solution. SoutheastHEALTH hospitals and clinics, associated Southeast Medical Group physicians and all participating independent physicians in Cape Girardeau and surrounding communities are part of this revolutionary plan.

Need More Information?

Contact Scott Barnes at 314-768-7301 or by email

Cost-Savings Benefit Solution

  • Southeast First Option Health Plan is 10-20% percent less than current industry/market pricing. This program provides pharmacy cost reduction from 6-18% based on competing plan averages.

Backed by a National Network

  • Members of the Southeast First Option Health Plan will have access to the Aetna Network which includes over 1 million participating doctors and 8,000 hospitals.

Quality Care and Convenient Services for Employees

  • Each plan is custom developed to meet the individual needs of your employees.
  • Technology makes it easy to get your healthcare when and how you need it. You can reach your personal physician through e-mail in addition to regular office and access. Mobile applications and electronic resources including:  Personal health records, Online symptom checker, and Health tracker help members stay up to date with their health and medical history.
  • Guiding life provides a 49 point biometric screening to identify health concerns that may have previously been undetected.

Customized Benefit Plans for Businesses of all Sizes

  • Self- insured employers of all sizes are eligible including those with as few as twenty-five employees.
  • Employers have the option to form a “captive” or risk mitigation service to this plan.