Saturday, November 26, 2022

Frequently Asked Health Care Questions


Q.

Who is eligible to become a Participant in the Plan?

A.

Active members, Retirees, and their dependents.

Q.

What if I don’t work enough hours to gain eligibility for the month?

A.

You can pay the full amount from your reserve bank or you may make a direct payment.

Q.

How do I maintain my monthly Health Care coverage?

A.

You must have $1400 in total contributions per month.

Q.

How do I make a payment towards the continuation of my Health Care coverage?

A.

You can pay the full amount from your reserve bank or you may direct pay the full amount by the 25th of the month.

Payments can be sent to:

I.B.E.W. Local 246 Welfare Fund

3660 Stutz Drive, Suite LL 101

Canfield, OH 44406-8419

Q.

Whom should I call if I have questions about my Health Care eligibility?

A.

BeneSys at (888) 559-1155 or (330) 779-8889

Q.

Who are my eligible dependents?

A.

Spouse, Domestic Partner, Natural Child, Step Child, Adopted Child

Q.

Will my child(ren) who is/are age 19 through age 26 be covered under the Plan?

A.

Yes

Q.

How do I add my new baby or spouse to my insurance plan?

A.

Notify BeneSys within 90 days of the birth date and provide a copy of the Birth Certificate.

Q.

Whom should I contact if I'm getting a divorce and what documents do I need to submit?

A.

Notify BeneSys within 90 days of the divorce and provide a copy of the Divorce Decree.

Q.

How do I obtain a replacement Medical and Prescription Card?

A.

Medical cards: contact Aetna at (800) 772-4683

Prescription cards: contact SavRx at (866) 233-4239

Retirees: contact Humana at (800) 733-9064

Q.

How do I inquire about the status of my medical claim?

A.

Active members call Aetna at (800) 772-4483

Retirees call Humana at (800) 733-9064