Your Health Care Benefits
The Board of Trustees of MCASF Local 725 Health & Welfare Trust Fund is pleased to welcome you to the Health Care website. Within this website, you have access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to commonly requested forms, useful highlighted links, and frequently asked questions regarding your benefit information.
How can I save money on prescription costs?
There are plenty of ways to save money with your Florida Blue plan:
Compare costs of your medication at floridablue.com or on the Florida Blue app so you know you're paying the lowest amount.
Check other options to lower your cost. Many pharmacies, like Publix offer common prescriptions like antibiotics for as low as $0.
Many generic maintenance drugs for diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure or high cholesterol are available as low as $0 for a three-month supply using Florida Blue's home delivery service.
Certain generic contraceptives are as low as $0 for many women.
Use home delivery for medications you take for 90 days or longer to save money and a trip to the pharmacy. To get started, log into your account on floridablue.com or check out this flyer on how to sign up.
Staying informed, getting resources, and speaking with experts on a variety of health topics for a Better You is just a few clicks away! Register today for Florida Blue's wellness education live webinars. All times are Eastern.
Interested in a topic but cannot attend? Still register! You will receive the link to the live webinar recording
the day after the event.
Your medical benefit network is provided by Florida Blue, to locate a participating primary care physician in the Blue Choice network, please call 1-800-664-5295 or visit their website at www.floridablue.com
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Loss of Time Benefit (Short-Term Disability)
from the MCASF Local 725 Health Fund
Did you know that if you become totally disabled due to non-occupational bodily injury or sickness while eligible for benefits, the Health Fund will pay you a Loss of Time (Short-Term Disability) benefit.
Benefits will begin as of the first day of disability due to an accident or as of the 8th day of disability due to sickness and will continue for any one period of disability for a maximum of twenty-six (26) weeks. You do not have to be confined to your home to collect benefits, but must be under the care of a physician.
For a Loss of Time benefit , you will receive a benefit based on your job classification.
General Foreman, Foreman. R5, R1 & MESJ ~ $500.00 per week
R2 & Apprentice 5th Year ~ $ 360.00 per week
R3, R4, MES2, MES3, Apprentice 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th Year and MAT ~ $250.00 per week
Read more about the Loss of Time Benefit here
Applications are available on the Document tab
Feeling sluggish or down lately?
it may be your body's way of telling you to eat more nutrient-rich foods. Good nutrition, along with keeping physically active, sleeping well, and managing your stress, is important to healthy aging and reinforces your body's first line of defense against stress and illness. TODAY is the perfect time to develop better eating habits. We've provided two documents below to help you get started.
You may be able to save money on your prescription with GoodRX has they may be able to find you a lower price than your insurance co-payment but please be aware that scripts filled utilizing GoodRX do not go toward your out-of-pocket maximums.
Accesible via Mobile Devices
You can also use our Text-to-Mobile feature by creating a new text message* on your smartphone. Type 258311 in the "TO" or "Recipients" field, then type BLUE 1024 in the "Message" field and press send. (make sure you leave a space between the word BLUE and the number)
You will then receive a text message reply with a link you can click on to open your digital education kit.
*Standard text messaging rates apply based on your plan and your carrier.
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Helpful Healthcare Links
Your Link to Florida Blue
Your link to Florida Blue Dental
Your Link to Medicare
Your Link to the National Cancer Institute
Your link to the Center for Disease Control
Your link to the Florida Department of Health
Your link to the Department of Health & Human Services
Your link to WebMD
Your link to the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Map Your Personal Path To Health
Welcome to Better You Strides, an online wellness program that uses your needs, goals and interest to build your custom-made plan to better health. Brought To You By:
Better You Strides creates a Personal Health Journey for you - a custom-made plan with recommended actions to reach your health goals. Activities cover healthy eating, tips to move more and ways to feel happier.
Take Charge of Your Health!
Ready to get started to a better, healthier you? Complete your Better You Strides Personal Health Assessment (PHA) and receive a customized health and wellness plan that sets the stage for your wellness journey.
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We are here to help!
Should you have any questions regarding your health benefits or eligibility, give us a call at (754) 777-7735
ARE YOU CURRENTLY ON COBRA
You can now make your monthly premium payment online with your PayPal account
MCASF Local 725 Health Fund
NOW ACCEPTS COBRA &
SELF-PAYMENTS THRU PayPal
Remit your monthly premium payment by clicking
the button below.
Transparency in Coverage
Your Health Fund's compliance with the CCA and The No Surprises Act and Transparency in Coverage.
The Transparency in Coverage final rules require non-grandfathered group health plans such as our to disclose on a public website information regarding:
In-network negotiated rates for covered items and services
Out-of-Network allowed amount and billed charges for covered items and services
As of July 1, 2022, these machine-readable files (MRFs) must be made "publicly available and accessible to any person free of charge and without conditions, such as establishment of a user account, password or other credentials or PII to access the file" and must be updated on a monthly basis.
(These files are extremely large and download for an individual will be impacted by your hardware, browser and internet speed)
You can access these read-able files & documents by clicking below: