Effective January 15, 2022, Group Health Plans
are required to cover over-the-counter (OTC) self-administered
COVID-19 home test kits at 100% without imposing any
cost-sharing requirements, prior authorizations, or other medical
management requirements, and with or without an individualized
clinical assessment by a Healthcare Provider.
In order to be reimbursed for the cost of COVID
Home Test kits, you will need to complete the attached
Attestation of Personal Use form
to the Administrative
Office along with receipts showing the UPC code, date of purchase,
and number of test kits.
The Health and Welfare Plan offers the following
types of benefits:
There are several different levels of benefits
under each category listed above. Your particular combination of
benefits is determined by the collective bargaining or special
agreement under which you work.
Only the plans for active employees include
disability and life and AD&D insurance.
Retiree plans cover medical benefits only.
plans include medical only or medical, dental and vision.
Disability coverage provides the same medical dental and vision plan
that you were on when you became disabled.
an overview of each type of benefit, see the individual pages.
For detailed information about the benefits review your Plan Booklet
How It Works
Participating employers make contributions for
each participant according to the collective bargaining or special
agreement. These contributions are either an hourly or a flat monthly
rate. Certain agreements call for employees to pay a portion of the
Health and Welfare benefits are available to the
Active employees with contributions made under
a collective bargaining or special agreement; or
Retirees who have been eligible for 60 of the
last 84 months or who have had 25,000 hours with Health and Welfare
contributions and who elect coverage and pay their retiree portion;
Employees who qualify for benefits under the
disability plan (6 months maximum); or
Terminated participants or dependents who elect to COBRA self-pay
for the allowed amount of time and pay their premium in a timely
Who's Eligible for an overview on who
is eligible for benefits under the Plan.
Summary of Material Modifications
Summary of Material
Modifications are mailed to all plan participants when a material
change is made to the Plan.
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New Nationwide Medical Preferred Provider (PPO)
May 1, 2015, the Fund will be changing its medical PPO Network from
MultiPlan to Aetna's Choice POS II. This change to Aetna provides you,
your dependents and the Fund with access to discounted pricing from
providers that are part of the Aetna network.
Please click on the link below for more information:
Medical Preferred Provider (PPO) Network
Planned Surgery Benefit
health plan options include a supplemental planned surgery benefit
—at no additional cost to you.
The BridgeHealth surgery program saves you money and
expands your provider options beyond the medical plan network to
top-rated hospitals, surgery centers and doctors nationwide. When you
choose a BridgeHealth provider, the Trust covers your surgery at 100%
and pays for airfare, lodging and a meal allowance for the patient and a
Common Covered Procedures
Emergency, vision, dental and some minor procedures are
not available through BridgeHealth.
Learn more about your BridgeHealth Plan:
Electrical Health & Welfare Fund: 1095-B
Please click on the link
below for additional details
Alaska Electrical Trust Funds
Participant EDGE Login
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