Eligibility Requirements as a Retiree

In addition to satisfying the Benefit Period and Pension Credited Service requirements, you must be considered an Eligible Active Participant in the Health & Welfare Fund at the time of retirement in order to continue coverage beyond they point of retirement. Please see pages 1-4 of the Retiree Medical Coverage SPDs for more information on Benefit Period and Pension Credited Service requirements.

Note: Participants who are not eligible for health benefits at the time of retirement will not be able to continue health benefits into retirement.

Retiree Health Coverage effective January 1, 2020

Both Class I and Class II Benefit Coverages are the same as an Active Participant.*

 

*Please note: Coverages may differ for Medicare Participants. Click here for Medicare coverage details.

CLASS I

Retiree Health Coverage

Requirements:

  • 30 Credited Pension Years
  • 60 Consecutive Benefit Periods

CLASS II

Retiree Health Coverage

Requirements:

  • 25 Credited Pension Years
  • 50 Consecutive Benefit Periods

Class I Monthly Co-Payments

 

For Health & Welfare Coverage

(amounts are automatically deducted from monthly Pension payments)

Non-Medicare Eligible Under 62

$135 per month
  • MONTHLY COPAYMENT
  • Participant $135
  • Spouse $135
  • Child/ren (under 26)* $135

Non-Medicare Eligible 62 to 64

$100 per month
  • MONTHLY COPAYMENT
  • Participant $100
  • Spouse $100
  • Child/ren (under 26)* $135

Medicare Eligible Participants

$25 per month
  • MONTHLY COPAYMENT
  • Participant $25
  • Spouse $25
  • Child/ren (under 26)* $135

*The co-payment for a Child or Children is the same regardless of the number of children.

Class II Monthly Co-Payments

 

For Health & Welfare Coverage

(amounts are automatically deducted from monthly Pension payments)

Non-Medicare Eligible Under 62

$250 per month
  • MONTHLY COPAYMENT
  • Participant $250
  • Spouse $250
  • Child/ren (under 26)* $250

Non-Medicare Eligible 62 to 64

$215 per month
  • MONTHLY COPAYMENT
  • Participant $215
  • Spouse $215
  • Child/ren (under 26)* $250

Medicare Eligible Participants

$25 per month
  • MONTHLY COPAYMENT
  • Participant $25
  • Spouse $25
  • Child/ren (under 26)* $250

*The co-payment for a Child or Children is the same regardless of the number of children.
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