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H&W: What’s New in 2020

Changes Ahead For Life/Dental/Vision Coverages

The Board of Trustees of the Professional Musicians, Local 47 and Employers’ Health & Welfare Fund (the “Fund”) is committed to providing the best health insurance delivery and cost platforms available to the Fund’s participants. In furtherance of that goal, and as reviewed in this article, the Fund has modified its benefit plan menu with reference to the Fund’s Life Insurance, Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance Plans. Continue reading

Health care: Open Enrollment for 2018

This reminder is brought to you by RMALA:

Local 47 members – health care open enrollment is now on for both the Flex Plan and Local 47 Health Plan!

Please read any materials you have been sent by the plans, and contact them with your questions. The time to make your choices is now.

PacFed Benefit Administrators
818-243-0222 or 800-759-3132

Entertainment Industry Flex Plan
323-993-8888 or 888-353-9401

Open enrollment has also begun for Covered California, and continues until January 31, 2018.
For questions about Covered California, their website is coveredca.com.

H&W: Eligibility & Enrollment Information

Professional Musicians, Local 47 and Employers’ Health & Welfare Fund

The Fund mailed Eligibility and Enrollment information to all eligible participants in mid-November. The enrollment materials advise each participant of the level at which they qualified (A, B or C).

The qualifying levels are as follows:

Level             Employer Contribution Amount
A                    $1,500 plus
B                    $1,200 to $1,499
C                    $800 to $1,199

In order to be covered by one of the Fund’s benefit plans, for the coverage year beginning January 1, 2018, you must (A) have accumulated a minimum of $800 in employer contributions, for covered work performed between October 3, 2016 through October 2, 2017, and (B) remit, to the Fund’s Administrative Office, a completed enrollment form along with the proper co-premium, no later than December 20, 2017. Continue reading

H&W: 2017 Health and Life Insurance Eligibility

H&WProfessional Musicians, Local 47 and Employers’ Health and Welfare Fund

Eligibility & Enrollment Information

 Eligibility and Enrollment information will be mailed to eligible participants in approximately mid-November. Enrollment materials will be sent to the participant’s last address on file with the Fund’s Administrative Office, so please ensure that the Fund has your most up-to-date address information.

The enrollment materials will advise the eligible participant at which Level of coverage they have qualified (A, B or C), based on employer contributions the Fund received on the participant’s behalf for employment between Oct. 3, 2015, and Oct. 2, 2016. Benefit summaries and co-premium costs for the applicable Level will also be included in the enrollment material. Continue reading

H&W: The Website Pacfed-Musicians.com

pacfed website

The Professional Musicians, Local 47 and Employers’ Health & Welfare Fund ‘s website, pacfed-musicians.com, contains information, documents and forms that maybe helpful to Fund participants throughout the benefit year. Most of the information is provided in PDF format to allow for easy download, to save or print. Continue reading

H&W Trusted Sources Provide Important Information Regarding the Zika Virus

H&WOne of the Fund’s carriers — Blue Shield — has circulated a notice to the Fund, as well as many other Union benefit plans, regarding the Zika Virus. The Notice provides important information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to those thinking about traveling to certain countries. As many of you travel outside of the United States for work, the Fund believes your access to this information is vital.

Below is that very important notice from Blue Shield: Continue reading

H&W: Six Great Reasons to Have Your Teeth Cleaned

A message from the Professional Musicians, Local 47 and Employers’ Health & Welfare Fund

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Need some motivation to visit the dentist for a teeth cleaning? Well, we have six great reasons for you to contact your dentist today to make an appointment for your next cleaning. Continue reading

H&W: Eligibility and Enrollment Reminders

Professional Musicians, Local 47 and Employers’ Health & Welfare Fund

Fund must receive your completed application prior to Dec. 8

The Professional Musicians Local 47 and Employers’ Health & Welfare Fund (“Fund”) has determined eligibility for benefit coverage effective January 1, 2016. Important enrollment information has been mailed out by the Fund to all eligible members. If you don’t complete and return this information on a timely basis it could negatively affect your ability to enroll or qualify for coverage with the Fund. A delay in the submission of your enrollment form and co-premium may affect your coverage and benefits. Continue reading