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Archives - January 1970

Archives - January 1970

I moved. How can I change my address?

You can change your address by filling out a Change of Address form and following the instructions located on the form. You can find the Change of Address form here: Change of Address Form
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What happens to my Life Insurance money if I die without a Beneficiary?

If you are eligible for Welfare Benefits at the time of your death and do not have a Beneficiary on file, payments will be made in the following order: • your surviving spouse or, if none • your children in equal shares, or, if none, • your parents in equal…
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What are the guidelines to retire with medical benefits?

To be eligible for Welfare coverage as a Retiree, you must satisfy one of the three requirements below: • You have reached the age of 55 and earned a minimum of 30 Vesting Credits with the New York City District Council of Carpenters Pension Fund (“Pension Fund”). • You have…
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How can I add my spouse and/or children to my coverage?

You can add your dependents by filling out a Health Plan Enrollment Form and submitting the required documents.  
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What should I do about unpaid medical bills?

If you are a non-Medicare eligible member, contact Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield. You can log onto www.empireblue.com and register to view your claims that have been processed. If a claim was denied by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, contact Empire for appeal instructions. If you are Medicare-eligible, contact UnitedHealthcare…
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How do I obtain my Empire BlueCross BlueShield or UnitedHealthcare card?

If you are a non-Medicare eligible member, you can request a card by calling Empire directly (800) 553-9603 or via internet @ www.empireblue.com. If you are Medicare-eligible, you can contact UnitedHealthcare by calling (888) 736-7441 or via internet @ www.UHCretiree.com.
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Does the Welfare Fund provide any help with prescription drug copayments?

Express Scripts is your pharmacy benefit manager. Retail co-payments are $15 for generic, $25 for preferred, and $40 for non-preferred prescriptions. Additionally, mail order co-payments are $25 for generic, $45 for preferred, and $75 for non-preferred prescriptions. *Note that mail-order co-payments represent a three month supply.
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What are the prescription drug copayments?

Express Scripts is your pharmacy benefit manager. Retail co-payments are $15 for generic, $25 for preferred, and $40 for non-preferred prescriptions. Additionally, mail order co-payments are $25 for generic, $45 for preferred, and $75 for non-preferred prescriptions. *Note that mail-order co-payments represent a three month supply.
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