Important Message for Medicare Eligible Retirees: If you are enrolled in the Aetna Medicare PPO plan and you contact the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to notify them (CMS) that you want your Medicare benefits back and that you do not want to continue your Aetna Plan, CMS will TERMINATE your Aetna plan through the Iron Workers Benefit Trust. You must also contact the IRON WORKERS BENEFIT TRUST OFFICE immediately in order to stop medical insurance premiums from being deducted from your pension check.
Please contact the Benefit Trust Office at 1.800.331.4277 to determine whether you are currently eligible or covered under the Medical Plan.
Your Benefit Summary Plan Description includes details to assist you to determine your eligibility, covered and non-covered expenses, how to file a claim, your appeal rights and much more.
Medical Insurance for Active and Non-Medicare Retired members is provided by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Review your Summary of Benefits and also visit Anthem’s website by clicking on the preceding link to find a network doctor, request ID cards, estimate your cost for procedures or treatment, check claim status, print Explanations of Benefits (EOB’s) and more.
Call Anthem directly:
If you are active or a non-Medicare retiree call 1.800.887.6055
If you are a Medicare retiree call Aetna 1.888.267.2637