Did you know that you have access to quicker, less expense choices for quality care?
You should always go to the nearest emergency room in a life-threatening situation. However, for other situations, including urgent care, you have options that can save you time and money. Please see the following link for a list of care options available to you and your dependents covered under the Local 98 health plan.
As a participant in the Health and Welfare Plan of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 98, you are covered by various benefit plans. These plans are designed to provide coverage for all eligible participants and their eligible dependents.
If you have any doubts about your eligibility or you question your coverage under the various plans, we trust that you will contact the Fund Office.
For further information, contact the Benefits Office at 413-998-3230.
The benefit package currently includes: medical and prescription coverage with Blue Cross-Blue Shield, dental coverage with BCBS, optical benefits with Davis Vision or through the Local 98 Self-funded Plan, a hearing aid benefit, a Non-Occupational Disability Income Plan, Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage and reimbursement for Department of Transportation examinations.