Welfare Fund Forms and Links

Printable Claim Forms
Fee Schedules
Open Enrollment

September is Open Enrollment Month for members to add eligible spouses and dependents to the Welfare Fund’s Supplemental Dental Coverage

Enrollment for September of 2020 begins Sept 1st and ends on Sept 28th. All forms and documentation must be received by this date.

Benefit and Program Information

Summary Plan Description (SPD)
Statement of Grandfathered Status
UNUM Life Insurance
Stacey Braun Financial Counseling Program

** EAP Program This program is being provided by the district


It has come to the attention of the Trustees that The Empire Plan now covers telehealth visits with participating providers in the Medical/Surgical Program and the Mental Health and Substance Abuse (MHSA) Program. Telehealth visits with a doctor or therapist are subject to the same copayment as in-person visits. Currently, copayments for telehealth visits with participating providers are waived under the NYS Department of Financial Services emergency COVID-19 regulation.* 

Note: Deductible and coinsurance apply for telehealth visits with nonparticipating providers, except where federal regulations require a cost-share waiver for diagnosing COVID-19.  Additionally, Medicare also provides enrollees with a Telemedicine option.

Therefore, the Trustees have voted NOT TO RENEW the Telemedicine benefit with 800MD.  This benefit will end on  June 30, 2021.  Please contact your health care insurance for questions regarding enrollment in their TeleHealth program.

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