Dear Members of the Local 493 Welfare Trust Fund;
YOU HAVE BEEN MAILED NEW ENROLMENT FORMS for our Group Benefit Plan. These MUST be returned as soon as possible.
As part of our responsibility as Trustees for your Group Benefits, we are always examining our plan to ensure that we bring you, the members, the best coverage while protecting the future of our plan. After much consideration, we have made the decision to switch our provider as of January 1, 2018. There will be NO interruption in your plan coverage as a result of these changes.”
You will receive a Welcome Kit, complete with all information regarding services, including contact information for any inquiries. We are also available here in Benefit Services to assist with any inquiries. As previously indicated, there will no change or interruption in your plan coverage or eligibility.
You are eligible for benefits as outlined on pages 3-6 of the Group Benefit Booklet which is available to view on local493.com/benefits
Please return the completed forms as soon as possible. We would like to update our records as well to ensure your family information is accurate and that YOU AND YOUR DEPENDENTS are properly covered. Failure to return these form could result in problems with payments on some claims.
You will be provided with new booklets and pay direct cards.
We believe this will be a positive experience for members, with easier and faster claims reimbursement.