UFCW Local 655 Welfare Fund has been administering health benefits to union members and their families for over 50 years. The Fund has designed this site to assist you and your dependents with your health care benefits. It is our goal to provide you with the information and tools needed to enroll in the Plan, review your benefit package, access healthcare, review claims and check your eligibility for benefits. The Benefit Fund is dedicated to providing quality service to Plan Participants of UFCW Local Unions 655, 881, 534 and 700.
Click Here If you are not registered for open enrollment or claims eligibility.
It's important that we take care of ourselves, our families, and each other by eating right, getting exercise, and taking the preventive measures necessary to stay healthy. Please read the checklists below for helpful hints to stay healthy.
Through this site you will be able to enroll in the Plan, review your benefits, review claims and check your eligibility. First time registers, and all covered dependents over the age of 18, must have an account creation code to register. If you do not have a code already, please Click Here to request one.
LOGIN AND REGISTRATIONTo check Claims Eligibility
Click Here to register for open enrollment or claims eligibility.
Preventive Care Services, as recommended with an A or B rating by the United States Preventive Services Task Force, are covered at 100% with no co-payment or deductible for eligible Plan Participants and their eligible family members. Click Here to identify preventive services with an A or B rating.
The Board of Trustees has added the following amendments to your Summary Plan Description effective September 01, 2011. Click Here for important information regarding your benefits.
Below is the Plan's Summary Annual Report for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2011.
- Click Here to download and view forms.
- The Summary Plan Description is a booklet that describes all benefits provided by the Fund.
- Summary Plan Description- 2006 Edition Form
- The Schedule of Benefits Grid is part of your Summary Plan Description. This pamphlet is a quick reference of benefits that are provided to you through the plan.
Schedule of Benefits-Plan A Pamphlet
Schedule of Benefits-Plan B Pamphlet
Schedule of Benefits-Plan C Pamphlet
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
Through this site you will be able to check the status of claims within the UFCW 655 Welfare Fund system, review claim payments and check eligibility.
LOGIN AND REGISTRATIONTo access Claims Eligibility
Click Here to register
- Claims Mailing Address for Dates of Services after 01/01/2013:
- All Pre-Certification, Pre-Service, and Post-Service reviews are managed through Care Management Resources.
- Claims Mailing Address for Dates of Services prior to 01/01/2013:
- All Pre-Certification, Pre-Service, and Post-Service reviews are managed through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Anthem Pre-Certification: 1-800-992-5498
Anthem Provider Relations: 1-888-756-7540
Care Management Resources
P.O. Box 7121
London, KY 40742-7121
P.O. Box 105187
Atlanta, GA 30348
Care Management Resources, (CMR), a division of Coventry, will be your new medical network effective January 01, 2013.
Click the link below to find a participating provider in your area for dates of service after January 01, 2013. Fund Participants have access to the CMR Network and the First Health Network.
Online Provider Directory for your Medical Network
** To locate an in-network provider for behavioral health/substance abuse, contact People Resources at 800-765-9124.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a large network of some of the region's best physicians, specialists and hospitals. Click the link below to find a participating provider in your area.
Online Provider Directory for your Medical Network
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a large network of some of the region's best dentists and oral surgeons. Click the link below to find a participating dentist or oral surgeon in your area.
Online Provider Directory for your Dental* Network
*To access the online provider directory for Dental Providers, click the link above and search "Find a Dental Provider" in the National Directories section. Your Dental Plan is: "National Account Dental".
InformedRX offers the broadest range of pharmacy tools, technology & expertise in the industry. Click the link below to find a network pharmacy, review your prescription benefits, and more.
Vision Service Plan has teamed up with the Fund to maximize your routine vision benefits. By utilizing a VSP provider, you will receive additional discounted services through a comprehensive vision program administered by VSP Vision Care (VSP). Visit their website below to locate a vision care provider in your area.
People Resources provides a wide range of services to help Local 655 members and their families lead fuller, happier lives. People Resources’ services include mental health benefits; legal and financial planning consultation; child and elder care placement counseling. Additionally, People Resources can research community resources (such as pet sitters, repair services or travel planning) for members. You or your family members can call People Resources for free 24/7 to speak confidentially with a licensed counselor at 800-765-9124. You can also link to People Resources website for helpful articles and tools on a variety of health and wellness subjects by following the link below and using the company name “UFCW” to register as a member.