Effective March 1, 2019. Amendment - Extended Health Benefit Provision Out of Province Emergency Coverage
Weekly Indemnity Rate Increase The Board of Trustees have amended the terms of the Plan to increase the maximum Weekly Indemnity rate. Effective January 1, 2019, the rate will increase from $550.00 per week to $570.00 per week. All other provisions remain the same; 75% of pre-disability earnings to a maximum of $570.00 per week. [...]
Effective June 1, 2018, the Board of Trustees have amended the terms of the Plan to increase benefit coverage for prescribed medications from 80% to 100%. Additionally, the Trustees amended the terms of the Plan to eliminate the $2.00 per prescription deductible. For clarity, this only applies to eligible medications, pursuant to the terms of [...]
We are pleased to announce the Teamsters’ National Benefit Plan (the “Plan”) is now able to offer direct deposit for all eligible Benefit Plan claim payments. If you wish to engage in the direct deposit process, please complete the Direct Deposit Application. The link is provided below. If we do not receive your request, the [...]
When the cold and flu season arrives, heading into work or the doctor’s office when you’re sick means you’re potentially infecting others. The short illness claim is designed for such events. At the discretion of the Plan Administrator, for illness related claims where the Plan’s office has confirmation that a Member has returned to work [...]
We are pleased to announce the Benefit Plan’s Board of Trustees are introducing Extended Health and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage through a new Retiree Benefit provision. The benefit cost is self-pay by the Retiree.
Effective May 1, 2016 the Trustees of the Teamsters National Benefit Plan are pleased to announce the following Plan improvements
While most Members of the Teamsters’ National Benefit Plan have valid claims and continue to abide by the rules of the Plan, we are sometimes faced with the issue of Plan abuse. These problems take various forms: the Plan not being advised when a Spouse has coverage under another benefit plan the Plan not being [...]