There are many benefits/program available to you as a participant in the Health Fund: TEAM, Healthy Start, Stop Smoking, Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Physicians Neck & Back Clinics, EPIC & 90 Day Rx.
Do you have personal problems that you need help with? Contact TEAM:
T.E.A.M. is an employee assistance program that provides a variety of services to assist employees and their family members with their personal problems, both large and small, that interfere with their day-to-day activities including work performance. Call them if you have questions or are struggling with any issues that include but are not limited to:
Any contact or discussions are completely confidential
700 Transfer Road
St Paul, MN 55114
Local: (651) 642-0182
Toll Free: 1 (800) 634-7710
Click here for TEAM's Complete Services Informational Flyer: TEAM FLYER.doc
Are you pregnant or planning a pregnancy? Contact Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy Start Prenantal:
Healthy Start is a personalized phone and mail based prenatal support program for expectant mothers. Mothers who receive consistent prenatal care are more likely to have healthier babies. Specially trained Registered Nurses educate and work with the expectant mother to help her achieve a normal full term delivery.
If you enroll in this program, you can save yourself money (waiver of 20% co-insurance) and help the Sheet Metal #10 benefit Fund control health care costs.
To enroll in this program, simply call:
Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy Start Prenatal Support
Local: (651) 662-1818
Toll Free: 1 (866) 489-6948
Are you ready to quit smoking? Contact the Blue Cross Blue Shield Stop Smoking - Quit for Life Program:
In just 15 minutes, a Quit Coach will develop a quit plan with you, based on how long you’ve been smoking and any experiences you’ve had trying to quit. When you’re ready, you’ll schedule brief phone calls at times that work for you. Plus, you can call anytime for additional support. This program includes quit aids, such as lozenges, gum, the patch, etc.
To enroll in this program, simple call:
Toll free 1 (888) 662-BLUE (2583)
Or click here and enroll online: https://www.quitnow.net/Clients/stopsmokingsupport/Enroll.aspx?uewe=0
Can I go to any doctor?
You can go to any doctor you choose however, you are strongly urged to use the funds preferred provider organization Blue Cross Blue Shield. Generally a BCBS provider will result in lower costs for both you and the Fund.
To find a participating Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Provider:
- Go online at www.bluecrossmn.com
- Click on Find a doctor (under Resources near bottom left of page)
- Click on Blue Cross Aware (under Choose Your Network To Start)
- Select type of faciilty or services you are interested in locating
- Make sure the plan or network selected is Blue Cross Aware
- Enter zip code or city & state
- Select specialty
- Click on search
- Call Blue Cross Network Customer Service Center
- 1 (800) 810-2583
- Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
- Ask your doctor if he/she is a Blue Cross provider
You can go to any dentist you choose however, you are strongly urged to use the funds preferred provider organization Delta Dental. Generally a Delta Dental provider will result in lower costs for both you and the Fund.
To find a participating Dental PPO Participating Dentist:
- Go online at www.deltadentalmn.org
- Click on Find a dentist (under quick links)
- Select your Network: Delta Dental PPO
- Select Dentist Type
- Enter zip code or city & state
- Click on search
- Call Delta Dental's Customer Service Center
- 1 (800) 553-9536/ (651) 406-5916
- Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
- Ask your dentist if he/she participates in Delta Dental PPO
Have you been advised that you need diagnostic imaging such as an MRI? If so contact CDI:
You can save yourself money (waiver of 20% co-insurance) and help the Sheet Metal #10 Benefit Fund control health care costs by using a preferred imaging partner, Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), when you need diagnostic or therapeutic imaging services such as MRI, Open Upright MRI, CT or Digital Mammography.
CDI provides high quality imaging and uses specialized radiologists to ensure that your images are being read by experts in the area of your body that is being imaged. CDI also specializes in injections for the diagnosis and treatment of back and joint pain. Be sure to tell your doctor you want to go to CDI for your imaging and injection needs.
CDI has an appointment line dedicated to union members. Simply call:
CDI (Center for Diagnostic Imaging)
Toll Free: 1 (866) 765-7138 to schedule an appointment today.
Click here for the CDI informational Flyer: CDI Flyer.pdf
Are you due for a Mammogram?
Click here for the CDI Mammogram Night Flyer: Mammograms & More 2017 Schedule.bmp
Before you have surgery, visit the Physicians Neck & Back Clinics:
You can save yourself money (waiver of 20% co-insurance) and help the Sheet Metal #10 Benefit Fund control health care costs by using a preferred provider, Physicians Neck & Back (PNBC). PNBC offer a non-surgical approach to spinal care of patients with chronic back and neck conditions.
For an appointment at a P N B C clinic in your area, simply call:
Physicians Neck & Back Clinics
Local: (651) 735-BACK (2225)
Click here for the PNBC Informational Flyer: PNBC Flyer.pdf
Do you have symptoms of hearing loss? Contact EPIC Hearing Healthcare:
EPIC's Hearing Service Plan offers you a national alliance of independent ear physicians and audiologists dedicated to high-quality hearing care. The EPIC benefit ensures substantial savings
EPIC Hearing Healthcare
3191 W. Temple Ave. Ste 200
Pomona, CA 91768
Toll Free: 1 (866) 956-5400
Hearing Impaired: Call 711 for the National Relay Service
Click here for the EPIC Informational Flyer: EPIC Flyer.pdf
Do you have a chronic Medical Condition treated with long-term medications? The 90 Day Rx can help you save money:
90 Day Rx:
Prescription drugs can be expensive. If you have a chronic medical condition, such as high cholesterol, asthma, or diabetes, it is likely that you are taking long-term medications to improve your health. The 90dayRx program is a great way for you and the Plan to save money each time you refill your maintenance medications by taking advantage of special discount pricing, and no dispensing fees, at certain retail pharmacies when you order a three-month supply.
Click here for the 90 Day Rx Informational Flyer: 90dayRX Flyer.pdf
You will receive close collaboration and consultation with real people who will keep your long-term population health goals and objectives always in the forefront. We propel ourselves with a mission to empower individuals to live healthier and longer.
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