This is a reminder to Plan C participants that your coverage and/or enrollment selection for January 1, 2019 must be made online, or if mailed, must be received at the Funds lockbox by December 17, 2018.
For those who wish to enroll in the Medical Reimbursement Program (MRP) as a stand-alone option for 2019, you must provide proof that you have employer or union sponsored group health insurance that meets the minimum value standards of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and will cover you and/or your family in 2019. More information about remaining in the MRP program can be obtained by reading the Annual Reminder Notice for MRP Enrollees.
Empire BlueCross BlueShield settles negotiations with New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. Click here to read more.
The Winter 2018/2019 newsletter from the Fund Office is now available. Click here to read it.
Empire BlueCross BlueShield, CVS Health, Delta Dental, Davis Vision and MetLife have applications available for download for Android or IOS Mobile device platforms. Each application allows you to check claims, obtain I.D. Cards, search for a doctor or pharmacy in your location as well as other valuable tools to manage your health needs.
Click the link to each carrier flyer for more information on what each app can do and visit the Google Play store or the App Store to download each app.
CVS Health is offering flu shots in more than 68,000 convenient locations, including CVS Pharmacy®, at no cost to you. They also offer other vaccines to prevent common illnesses at 100% coverage by the Plan without a copayment. Click here for details.
Want to be a better saver and retirement planner? Join Wells Fargo for their 2018 Retirement and Financial Webinar Series to learn relevant money management skills in short, helpful sessions. Each month they offer a new topic — from basic budgeting to retirement investing. Most are only 30 minutes long, so just a small investment of your time helps pave the way for a brighter financial future.
Click here to register for upcoming webinars sponsored by Wells Fargo.
Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Delta Dental both want to take the opportunity to provide you with a 2018 Wellness calendar. Each calendar has recommended monthly initiatives to help you stay healthy and keep a beautiful smile. Each calendar has embedded articles that you can easily deploy for viewing by clicking on each article title. Click herefor the Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield calendar. Click here for the Delta Dental calendar. Within the calendar, click any link of interest.