Benefits – Frank Bills

OPTIONAL INSURANCE (OGL/DGL/OGA/VEDB) PAYMENTS FOR MEMBERS NOT ACTIVELY AT WORK

The Attached Guide provides an overview of the optional insurance plans payment process for an active employee who is no longer actively at work (due to layoff or leave of Absence).

Optional Guide

The Spouse Re-Verification deadline has been extended through
July 12th 2019. There are no plans
to extend the deadline any further.

Members are encourage to submit any documents that have both names on the same account (dated within 6 months). This can be a bank statement, tax or mortgage bill or auto insurance. The key is that both names must be on the same document.


ACTIVE EMPLOYEES
UAW SAVINGS PLAN BENEFICIARY

Beginning May 2, 2019, Beneficiary assignments will be handled at Merrill Lynch. All UAWSP beneficiary functionality will be turned off at Benefit Connect as of that date for the UAWSP (401(k)) only. All existing beneficiaries will be directly converted from Benefit Connect to Merrill Lynch.

This new Merrill Lynch service will enable participants direct access to their UAWSP beneficiary via Merrill Lynch. This will be seen by the participant every time they log into their UAWSP account via the web or mobile. Participants quarterly Merrill Lynch statements will also list their existing beneficiary on file for the UAWSP or indicate if there is NOT one set up.

This should greatly reduce the number of participants who do not set up a beneficiary for their UAWSP account.


To All Retirees of UAW Local 1435 enrolled with Aetna Medicare Advantage Health Plan.
Promedica dispute with Aetna is over.
Promedica announced that Aetna Medicare Advantage Members no longer have to worry about losing coverage for services provided by Promedica Physicians in 2019 and beyond.

Benefit Representative

Frank Bills


Davis Vision is now part of Versant Health. This will not change or impact vision benefits, but the logo will be updated later this year. Here are some answers to some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

1.Will there be changes to our provider network? No

2.Are pricing or billing procedures changing? No

3.Will our group number stay the same? Yes

4.Will there be changes to the website for Davis Vision? The web address remains www.davisvision.com.

5.Will the telephone and fax numbers be changing? The telephone and fax numbers will remain the same along with mailing addresses.


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