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Welcome

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 Pacific 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

 

Document Quick Links

Find quick links to important documents here.
 Actives Summary Plan Description
 Retirees Summary Plan Description

Fund News

Blue Cross Blue Shield Update
Dec 16, 2015

Blue Cross Blue Shield Update

Effective January 1, 2016, all eligible Active participants, Retirees and their covered dependents enrolled in the BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois (BCBSIL) PPO Network will transition to the BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) PPO Network.

Your network of doctors, specialists, facilities and benefits remain exactly the same as before!

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Continuing Health Benefits when Ill or Injured
Jul 8, 2015

Did you know that you may be eligible for Health benefits even when you are unable to work due to illness or injury?  If you are injured on the job, your employer may contribute to the plan for up to 52 weeks of eligibility.  If you have been approved for a Family Medical Leave, your employer may contribute to the plan for up to 12 weeks of eligibility.  If you are disabled due to a non-work related illness or injury, you may be eligible for Short Term Disabil...
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Important Out Of Network Notice

Please read the notice here.

Verify Compensable Time

Have you received a "Verification of Compensable Time Letter" in the mail? Complete this form online instead of mailing back the form!

Videos

Watch this video for a brief benefits overview
Mar 25, 2015

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