December, 2017

Dear Member:

The Trustees understand how hard the membership works and how important it is for families to have great benefits with low or no copayments. The benefit improvements listed below, effective January 1, 2018, reflect the Trustees efforts to add cost-conscious benefit improvements whenever possible.

Delta Dental Enhancements

  1. Coverage for occlusal guards and adjustments
  2. An increase in the Plan's payment for non-surgical periodontics from 80% to 100%
  3. A $500 increase in Lifetime Orthodontic Maximum from $2,000 to $2,500 for non-EBL plans and $2,500 to $3,000 for EBL plans.

Legal Services Improvements
Services related to the following issues are now covered under your Legal Services Plan:

  1. Child Custody- Contest (8) hours/Uncontested
  2. Guardianship/Conservatorship
  3. Insurance Disputes
  4. Elder Law
  5. Home Equity Loan- Primary Residence
  6. Habeas Corpus Proceedings
  7. Mental Incompetency or Infirmity Proceedings
  8. IRS Collection Defense
  9. Protection from Domestic Violence
  10. Juvenile Court
  11. Name Change
  12. Financial Education and Counseling Services

Vision Improvement (Laser Vision Corrective Surgery)
Lasik surgery will cover $500 per eye ($1,000 for both), limited to a one-time lifetime benefit.

Weight Loss Program
Real Appeal will be coming soon. Real Appeal is a personalized weight loss program that uses celebrities and technology to motivate participants.

Enclosed please find Lasik Vision Services and ARAG flyers that explain the benefit improvements in more detail. Also, please find Delta Dental Benefit Highlights for EBL and NON-EBL plan that list all of the covered services under your dental benefit.
Please consult the Summary Plan Description for your specific benefits.
We wish you a happy, healthy and safe Holiday season.

Sincerely,
Board of Trustees

 

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