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A Guide to Your Benefits Transition from Empire to Independence Administrators

December 15, 2022
As the Benefit Funds recently reported, effective January 1, 2023, the NYCDCC Welfare Fund’s third-party administrator for Medical/Hospital coverage will […]

The Holidays and Your Wellness

December 13, 2022
The holiday season typically is a time of joyful celebrations with family and friends. Many people look forward to gathering, […]

Be Sure to Update your Coordination of Benefits with Independence Administrators if you or an Eligible Dependent are Covered under Multiple Health Plans

December 8, 2022
If you or an eligible dependent are covered under multiple health plans, be sure to submit a Coordination of Benefits […]

December is Seasonal Affective Disorder Awareness Month

December 5, 2022
WHAT IS SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons. […]

Caregiving and the Holidays: From Stress to Success!

December 1, 2022
As we celebrate the upcoming holidays, take a moment to thank a caregiver. Most of us will identify with the […]

Effective January 1, 2023: NYCDCC Welfare Fund’s Third-Party Administrator for Medical/Hospital Coverage to Change from Empire BCBS to Independence Administrators

November 3, 2022
Currently, the third-party administrator for the medical/hospital coverage provided by the New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund […]

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 1, 2022
Did you know that lung cancer is the #1 cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women in the United […]

Be Sure to Check that your Vacation Bank Account Information is Correct in the Fund Office’s System prior to November 15th

October 26, 2022
Please be advised that, if you receive your vacation payments via direct deposit, you must make sure that your bank […]

UnitedHealthcare (“UHC”) to Offer Lifeline® Personal Emergency Response System (“PERS”) at No Cost to Covered Medicare-Eligible Retirees

October 12, 2022
We have great news for Medicare-Eligible NYCDCC Welfare Fund participants who are covered under UnitedHealthcare (“UHC”)! Effective January 1, 2023, […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 3, 2022
DID YOU KNOW? Mammograms have helped lower the number of people who died from breast cancer in the United States […]