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Dear Participant,

Welcome to the Teamsters Western Region & Local 177 Health Care Plan!

We’re very proud of the exceptional benefits program we offer to our members and their families. It’s designed to be convenient, comprehensive, and above all—to provide high quality care.

Our Plan logo on the top left of our home page is always prominently displayed on each important mailing we send you. The logo represents our heritage as Teamsters and our Plan’s commitment to you—“Providing Your Benefits. Protecting Your Future.” It’s simple, straightforward, clear: We’re here to serve you and your family, today, tomorrow and into the future.

The Plan’s Administrative Office is staffed by Southwest Service Administrators, a professional benefits management team dedicated to providing you unparalleled service.  If you have any questions about your benefits, call the office at  855-215-2039. They are available weekdays from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time. Or click “Contact Us” to email a question. You can also View “Contact Us” to see links to our insurance providers.

Board of Trustees


Fund News

9-Month Eligibility for Part-Timer’s
May 7, 2019

9-Month Eligibility for Part-Timer’s

The Trustees are pleased to announce the plan’s improvement in eligibility rules for Part-Time Employees to allow Part-Time employees eligibility with their 9th month of employment vs. their 12th month. Please find below important information regarding this transition:

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2019 Deductible Change; Open Enrollment Mailing:
Oct 17, 2018

2019 Deductible Change; Open Enrollment Mailing:

The Trustees have voted to remove the annual deductible ($100 Single/$200 Family) for the 2019 calendar year.  This improvement stems from the partial settlement of the recent collective bargaining process between UPS and the IBT.

Please also note that an important packet from the Health Plan was mailed mid-October 2018 containing a Summary of Material Modificat...
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