Thursday, May 6, 2021

Your Health Care Benefits

Your Health Care Benefits

The Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome you to the new Health Care website for the Utah Pipe Trades Health and Welfare Plan. Within this website, you will now have access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to commonly requested forms, useful highlighted links, and frequently asked questions regarding your benefit information. As always, please feel free to contact the Benefit Fund Office at (877) 416-8181 or email to if you have any additional questions or concerns.

 The Utah Pipe Trade Trust provides all of your medical, prescription drug, weekly disability benefits, and benefits under the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). It also provides insured benefits: life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance. Through this website you will be able to access all of your medical claims information as well as useful links to all your medical providers.

Medical Benefits
For active members, early retirees and non-Medicare dependents of retirees, CIGNA will administer your medical claims and facilitate payment to your health care providers. Starting January 1, 2020, contact Cigna at (800) 853-2713 or if you have questions about your medical benefits or the status of a claim. BeneSys will continue administering your other benefits and member/dependent eligibility

For Medicare retirees, Medicare will continue to be primary and Cigna will be secondary, for covered medical claims.

Prescription Drug Coverage
The Plan covers outpatient prescription drugs through an independent pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) drug card program. Prescription Coverage is currently offered through Express Scripts.

Weekly Disability Benefits
Weekly disability benefits are only available to Active Employees.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a resource designed to help you and Covered Dependents deal with many personal or relationship issues that may be causing distress, such as marital difficulties, family problems, stress and anxiety, depression, grief or loss, drug/alcohol addiction, and legal issues. The EAP is administered by Blomquist Hale Consulting.

Dental and Vision Coverage
The current temporary dental and vision benefit will continue through December 31, 2021. The Fund will continue reimbursing you for up to $1,250 per family