Enroll / Change

Your Eligibility

Full-time member

If you are a full-time member who works for a participating employer that contributes to the Fund on your behalf, according to a collective bargaining agreement, you are eligible for:

  • Medical
  • Prescription drugs
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Life and AD&D (benefit for members only)
  • Short-term disability (benefit for members only)

When you enroll for benefits, you can also enroll the following eligible family members in medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision, and hearing:

  • Spouse (you can enroll your spouse only if you are a full-time employee)
  • Children up to age 26 (includes biological children, adopted children, children placed with you for adoption, foster children, children under your legal guardianship, stepchildren, and children covered under a qualified medical child support order)
  • Disabled children age 26 or older

Proof of dependent eligibility is required to enroll your dependent(s). 

Part-time member who works 30 hours or more per week with ACA coverage

If you are a part-time member who works 30 hours or more per week, are eligible for ACA coverage, and work for a participating employer that contributes to the Fund on your behalf according to a collective bargaining agreement, you are eligible to enroll for:

  • Medical
  • Prescription drugs
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Life and AD&D (benefit for members only)
  • Short-term disability (benefit for members only)

When you enroll for benefits, you can also enroll the following eligible family members in medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision, and hearing:

  • Children up to age 26 (includes biological children, adopted children, children placed with you for adoption, foster children, children under your legal guardianship, stepchildren, and children covered under a qualified medical child support order)
  • Disabled children age 26 or older

Proof of dependent eligibility is required to enroll your dependent(s). 

Part-time member who works less than 30 hours per week

If you are a part-time member who works less than 30 hours per week for a participating employer that contributes to the Fund on your behalf, according to a collective bargaining agreement, you receive the following coverage for yourself only (enrollment is not required):

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Life and AD&D
  • Short-term disability

Cost of Coverage

Weekly payroll deductions for the cost of coverage are based on your employer’s collective bargaining agreement.

How to Enroll if You Are a New Member

  • Review the benefits information kit you received at home.
  • You will need the Social Security number for each dependent you wish to enroll. You’ll also need to provide documentation that verifies your dependent’s eligibility for coverage, such as a marriage certificate or birth certificate.

Changing Your Benefits

Midyear benefit changes

Certain situations or life events can affect your and/or your dependents’ eligibility for benefits coverage.

Contact the Fund Office within 30 days to add or remove a dependent from your coverage resulting from a life event such as:

  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Having a baby, fostering or adopting a child, or having a child placed with you for adoption
  • A child reaching age 26 who is no longer eligible for coverage under the plan
  • Losing other coverage
  • A covered dependent dies

When your eligibility ends

Your and your dependents’ eligibility for Fund benefits coverage will end at the end of the month in which:

  • You no longer work for a contributing employer.
  • Your employer is no longer a participating employer or fails to make benefits coverage contributions on your behalf.
  • The Fund discontinues all or certain categories of benefits.

If your eligibility for coverage ends, you may elect COBRA continuation coverage to continue your health plan coverage for yourself and your dependents. Contact your Fund Office for more information about COBRA.

If your work status changes

If your work status changes, for example, from full-time to part-time, your benefits coverage and eligibility could be affected. Contact your Fund Office for more information and assistance.

Questions?

Contact the Fund Office for questions about benefits eligibility, enrollment, and coverage: