Benefit Updates

Annual enrollment/tobacco credit

Annual Enrollment for Active and Retired members will take place Nov 7- Nov 18, 2016. You should have received your enrollment packets at home. If you have any problems please call the Verizon Benefits Center at 877-489-2367.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Coverage

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Retro to 1/1/16 Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy  for the treatment of ASD will no longer be an excluded benefit under our MCN plan (HMOs will follow State rules). Coverage includes medically necessary ABA therapy for ASD diagnosed by a licensed medical professional after copay (no age or # of visit limits). Claims that were denied in 2016 will automatically be reprocessed and members impacted by this will receive an updated Explanation of Benefits (EOB). A letter will be sent to anyone who called in to inquire about this benefit as well.

Verizon Letter to Employees Regarding Benefit Reinstatement

see attached

1st Qtr. 2016 PBGC, GATT & PPA Factor Tables

see attached for tables

IMPORTANT!!! ANTHEM DATA SECURITY BREACH

ATTENTION--VERIZON EMPLOYEES USING ANTHEM!

2015 Active Premiums Copays

Per the 2011-2012 CBA, medical premium increases for 2015 are as follows:

2015 ACTIVE ANNUAL ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

Important information about 2015 active enrollment.

MEDICARE/PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION

CMS EGWP Update :

Anthem Change

Anthem change

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