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The Trustees of Sheet Metal Worker Local 25 NJ Health and Welfare Fund are pleased to announce important enhancements to your benefit programs.
Effective August 1, 2015, your Medical Benefits will be administered by AETNA. Please visit the AETNA website at www.aetna.com. The program is called AETNA CHOICE POS II. There has been no change to your coverage other than some enhancements.
PHARMACY AND DENTAL BENEFITS
Effective August 1, 2015, your Pharmacy and Dental will continue to be administered by CIGNA. Their website is www.mycigna.com.
Effective January 1, 2014, your Vision benefits will be administered by Davis Vision. Their website iswww.davisvison.com.
Your Annuity benefits are administered by Prudential Retirement. Visit their website at www.retirement.prudential.com.
Your vacation benefits are administered by Building Trades Federal Credit Union. Their website is www.ubtfcu.org.
EMPLOYEE ASSITANCE PROGRAM
A valuable service for our members and their families, EAP offers people with problems the opportunity to actively seek help. Whether it be alcoholism or drug addition, legal or financial difficulties, the solution can be found through your involvement and cooperation with the program. Their website is www.lowerhudsonvalley.com.
SHEET METAL WORKERS NATIONAL PENSION FUND
The Sheet Metal Workers’ National Pension Fund is funded entirely by employer contributions and earnings on investments. No employee contributions are permitted or accepted. Visit their website at www.smwnpf.org.
SASMI is an independent trust fund set up to stabilize employment and earnings in the sheet metal industry and to protect members against related loss or interruption of earning power. It does this by providing certain benefits to sheet metal workers, such as supplemental unemployment benefits and underemployment benefits, as well as severance benefits. For more information, visit their website at www.sasmi.org.
For the next 90 days, Aetna will offer zero co-pay telemedicine visits for any reason. Aetna members should use telemedicine as their first line of defense in order to limit potential exposure in physician offices. Cost sharing will be waived for all virtual visits covered in-network providers delivering synchronous virtual care (live video-conferencing).
Local 25 members: Please check with your doctors office to see if they are offering Telemedicine
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