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    Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services

    The Trustees of the Employee Painters’ Trust (EPT) are pleased to announce that Canopy Wellbeing has been selected to provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services.

    This new benefit is now available to eligible Members and Dependents up to 26 years of age. The EAP provides free, confidential, and professional assistance, including assessment, problem solving, and referral for a wide variety of personal or family concerns. Services include four (4) confidential face-to-face counseling sessions, legal consultations, simple wills, financial coaching, child and eldercare resource retrieval services, identity theft services, and more.  

      Click Here: Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services

       

     Monthly Status Slips Notice

    The Board of Trustees of the Employee Painters’ Trust (the “Plan”) would like to inform you that the monthly Status Slips will no longer be distributed effective November 1, 2023. This decision was made to ensure that the Plan continues to operate in the most cost-efficient manner possible and to promote the usage of the self-service tools offered by the Plan such as the Mobile Application and Participant Website.

    The Participant Website can be found at www.IUPATWesternBenefits.org and the Mobile Application can be downloaded from either the Apple App Store or from Google Play. To find the Mobile Application search for IUPATWBenes. Registration is required on both the Participant Website and the Mobile Application. Only one username and password are permitted per email address.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your Trust Fund Office toll free at (844) 344-2721 or (206)518-9730.

     

     

    IMPORTANT HEALTH COVERATE TAX DOCUMENTS

    NOTICE OF RIGHT TO REQUEST TAX NOTIFICATION FORM 1095-B

    If you have not received a 1095-B Tax Form by March 9, 2023, members and beneficiaries may request for a copy of their Form 1095-B by:

    ·         Email to: 1095Bhelp@benesys.com

    ·         Call: (248) 641-4978 between 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM EST

    ·      Mail to: 

    BeneSys, Inc.

    700 Tower Drive, Suite 300

    Troy, MI  48098-2808

    ATTN:  1095-B Requests

     

    Your request MUST include: (1) your Plan’s name, (2) the member’s name, (3) your name if you are not the primary member, (3) the address you would like the form sent to and (4) the phone number we can call if we have any questions.

    Please call: (248) 641-4978 with any questions about Form 1095-B.  

       

    Provider Directories 

    - To Find an In-Network Medical Provider  Aetna 

    - To Find an In-Network Medicare Provider  Humana

    - To Find an In-Network HMO Provider  Kaiser

    - To Find an In-Network Dental Provider  Careington

    - To Find an In-Network Vision Provider  Vision Service Plan (VSP)

    - To Find an In-Network Pharmacy Provider  Elixir

         

    New Mobile App 

    The Trustees of the Employee Painters’ Trust are pleased to offer a new mobile application. The IUPAT Western Benefits or IUPATWBenes mobile application is available for iOS and Android operating systems. Navigating healthcare is tough!  Make it easier by taking advantage of this new mobile app.  The mobile app is designed for easy access to your important Plan information!

    Download the free “IUPATWBenes” mobile app from your Apple or Google Play Store!

    Features include:

    ·         User-friendly menu for navigation

    ·         Download frequently requested forms and documents

    ·         Eligibility for Benefits

    ·         Electronic ID Card

    ·         Last 12 months of Contributions

    ·         Claims history - tracking of annual deductibles - access to Explanation of Benefits

     Click Here: EPT New Mobile Application

     

    Maternity Leave Benefit

    The Board of Trustees are pleased to provide a new benefit under the Plan – Paid Maternity Leave Program! Beginning April 1, 2022, the Plan will offer eligible Participants with a Paid Maternity Leave Benefit. This new benefit program provides benefit program provides benefits for pregnancy (pre-delivery/birth) for a maximum of six (6) months and post-delivery/birth for a maximum benefit of six (6) weeks or eight (8) weeks for cesarean birth. Clink on the link below for more detailed information about this benefit program’s eligibility requirements, exclusions as well as the benefit amount.

    Click Here: Paid Maternity Leave Program 



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