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NEW IMPROVED DENTAL COVERAGE STARTS DEC. 1st!
 
We have a major improvement in our dental plan effective December 1, 2008.  All  BTOswill be provided with HEALTHPLEX DENTAL PLAN COVERAGE.  http://www.healthplex.com/
 
You can choose from HealthPlex Managed Care Plan, the PPO Plan which offers 5,000 additional participating dentists with  some small co-pays, continue to choose AMI Dental Centers, or go to any dentist of your choosing and be reimbursed for a percentage of your outlay.

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GREAT IMPROVEMENTS FOR YOUR PRESCRIPTION PLAN!
 
0% CO-PAY FOR GENERICS...ACTIVE ANNUAL DEDUCTIBLE REDUCED TO ONLY $25 FOR ACTIVE MEMBERS, $100 FOR RETIREES...0% CO-PAY FOR GENERICS....
BTOBA Welfare & Benefits Chairman Thomas Duffy is very pleased to announce some major improvements to the Prescription Plan, effective January 1, 2011.
Annual Deductible will be reduced from $50 down to $25 for Active Members, maximum deductibles: 3 per family
Reduced from $125 down to $100 for Retirees, maximum deductibles 3 per family
 
Dependent children will be covered upto age 26.
 
Generic Medications will now have a $0% co-pay once the deductible has been met.
 
New Member ID Number: The Fund has assigned a new number for each Member.  That number is printed on your new Plan Identification Card, which should arrive the week of January 1. 2011  YOU MUST use this new number whenever you use your Prescription Card, in both the Mail In Plan and at the PHARMACY.
 
IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE YOUR NEW BENECARD PRESCRIPTION CARD PLEASE CALL 1-888-907-0070.
 

OPTICAL PLAN INFORMATION:
You can  find a participating Optical Provider by clicking on the link below:

GENERAL VISION LOCATION FINDER

VISION SCREENING PROVIDERS LIST

DENTAL PLAN INFORMATION:
Officers registered with HEALTHPLEX DENTAL COVERAGE can register online and find a participating Dental Provider by clicking on the link below:

HEALTHPLEX DENTAL

LIFE INSURANCE BENEFICIARY FORM

It is vital that you keep your beneficiary information up to date, If you need to make any changes, don't hesitate to contact the BTOBA.

PRE-PAID LEGAL SERVICES
The Law Offices of Stuart Salles Esq, provide pre-paid legal services for all Bridge & Tunnel Officers including:
 
House Closings (Metropolitan Area, primary residence)
Wills
Uncontested Divorce
Adoption (NY- NJ only)
Arraignments
Name Changes
 
*Please note that the Pre-Paid Legal Services no longer cover bankruptcy.
 
Contact:
Stuart Salles Esq.
225 Broadway -  Suite 1900
New York, N.Y. 10007
(212) 267-9090
 
 

If you have any questions or problems concerning your Health Benefits (Empire Plan, HIP, etc.) contact the TBTA's Manager of benefits, Mr. Frank Ronci  @ (646) 376-0362
 
 
Diabetes Medication
 
Please use the following information for all of your diabetes medications. Diabetes medicine only is FREE, through the company listed below. This information is for diabetes medications only and not supplies:
 
Customer Service: 1-800-337-3224
Pharmacy Department: 1-800-359-9641
Fax Prescriptions to Theresa DeWitt: 1-800-248-9505
 
Diabetes supplies including needles, testing strips etc. are available for free for members who have Empire Plan coverage.  Call 1-877-7 NYSHIP and ask for DURABLE MEDICAL SUPPLIES.
 

Bridge & Tunnel Officers Benevolent Association, 1140 Bay Street, Staten Island New York 10305