Switching Membership Levels

! Here are some things you should know first
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Switching fee

Members switching from Basic to Classic, or vice versa, are required to pay a non-refundable switching fee of $100.

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Needs are Archived

All previous, ongoing, or pending needs will be archived. Needs that have been archived will not be able to have new bills submitted for sharing.

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When switching to Samaritan Classic, archived needs will be considered pre-existing. See Section VII of the guidelines for more information about pre-existing conditions.

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When switching to Samaritan Basic, archived needs can be restarted as a new need following the Samaritan Basic Guidelines.

Samaritan Basic

Samaritan Basic

Monthly Share

Based on age & household size

The amount you send directly
to other members each month.

Initial Unshareable

Sharing starts once a Need
exceeds this threshold.

$1,500
$300

Maternity Limit

The maximum that can be
shared for a maternity Need.

2+ Person: $5,000

1 Person: See Details

2+ Person: $250,000

1 Person: See Details

A One-Person Membership is not eligible for maternity care sharing unless, prior to conception, the member either 1. Adds another member or 2. Signs up for Maternity Care Sharing.

Ready to switch?

To switch membership levels, navigate to the membership app inside of your member dashboard.