Your Health Care Benefits

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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 will now 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.

Medical Benefits

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 

Have you registered for the new & exciting service from the Health Fund?

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Rightway is a service we sponsor that makes healthcare simpler for you. With Rightway, you have a dedicated (real, live) health guide who can do all of the doctor-finding, appointment-making, and price-comparing for you through a simple-to-use-app. Your health guide is there to answer all of your healthcare questions, no matter how big or how small. You can use Rightway for free. Your account is ready to go, just follow the steps below to get started.


1. Activate your Rightway account.
    Download the Rightway app in the Apple App Store or get it on      Google Play.

2. Connect with your health guide through the Rightway app to…
    ○ Find the best doctor and book your appointment.
    ○ Review your symptoms and figure out next steps.
    ○ Create a tailored care plan for ongoing conditions.
    ○ Get upfront pricing on your medical and dental visits.

 

3. Use Rightway for everything healthcare.
     ○ Not sure what’s covered? Your health guide can answer your            health insurance questions.
     ○ Unexpected bill? Rightway can explain it and even dispute             charges on your behalf.
     ○ Have a different question? Your guide is a healthcare expert           who is dedicated to helping you find answers.

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For more on Rightway, click the video below

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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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Florida Blue is an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association 

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Loss of Time Benefit (Short-Term Disability) from the MCASF Local 725 Health Fund

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Did you know that if you become totally disabled due to 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. 

Effective with an Loss of Time benefit occurrence beginning April 1, 2021, 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

Annual Family Statement

DUE BY DECEMBER 15th

In order to ensure the MCASF Local 725 Health & Welfare Plan has up-to-date information on you and your family members, the Health Plan requires that you complete and return the Annual Family Statement each year. The Plan may need to send you important information regarding the plan, or to ensure that your benefits are being paid, so please complete all sections of the Family Statement including your phone and email address.

Participant Portal

You can now view your personal benefit information, easily, securely at anytime and anywhere. Login to view your current health eligibility, your hour bank, dependents, hours worked and much more....

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Useful Healthcare Links

Fitness Training App

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:

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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. 

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COBRA PAYMENTS

ARE  YOU CURRENTLY ON COBRA

CONTINUING COVERAGE?

 

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.

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For More Information

We are here to help!

Should you have any questions regarding your health benefits or eligibility, give us a call at (754) 777-7735