TRANSPARENCY IN COVERAGE
The Cement and Concrete Workers District Council Welfare Fund is required to post certain information on a public website pursuant to the Transparency in Coverage Regulations published in the Federal Register on November 12, 2020. The Transparency Rule is intended to make information about the prices charged for health care available to the general public and plan participants.
The Transparency in Coverage Regulations require that health insurers and group health plans (like ours) provide machine readable files (MRFs) that contain the Fund's negotiated rates for in-network providers and historical allowed amounts for our out-of-network charges.
The files attached to the link below are maintained by the Fund's third-party administrator, Empire Blue Cross and will be updated on the first of each month.
TO ACCESS THE MACHINE READABLE FILES (MRFs):
The link provided below will take you to an Empire page named "View Machine Readable Files."
1. Scroll down the page to the section heading " Find Files for an Organization".
2. Enter the nine-digit EIN (Employer Identification Number) for the Welfare Fund: 13-5542693
3. Click "Search".
4. Scroll down for search results.
Information Regarding - COVID-19 OTC Test Kits
Available Through the Welfare Fund
The Welfare Fund's Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM), Sav-Rx, is managing the reimbursement process for Over-The-Counter (OTC) COVID-19 test kits. To receive reimbursement, you must complete the Reimbursement Request Form.
Please follow all instructions and remember to sign and date the form, as your claim will not be processed if any information is missing. To access the Reimbursement Form:
For Vacation Fund Direct Deposit Forms,
Make sure to attach the proper documentation when returning your form either by email, US mail or fax.
Please Note: Handwritten Account/Routing Numbers will not be accepted.
AUTHORIZATION FOR VACATION DIRECT DEPOSIT FORMS
For Information Regarding Your Rights and Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills:
Direct Deposit is a popular and convenient way for people to receive payment.
* Direct Deposit Payments Are More Secure *
VACATION FUND - Direct Deposit
New Rule for Hardship Withdrawals to Prevent Eviction Beginning January 1, 2022
Effective January 1, 2022, a Participant may receive a hardship withdrawal to prevent eviction from the Participant's principal residence once in a twelve-month period, subject to a maximum of $7,500 per withdrawal. You must submit a written application with supporting material establishing your immediate and financial need, including but not limited to,
The copy of the eviction notice must be dated, signed, and notarized by the owner or representative of the apartment complex or landlord.
NEW Eviction HARDSHIP RULE - Effective January 1, 2022