Serving Funds Participants of the Laborers District Council of Western Pennsylvania Pension and Welfare Funds.

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FOR FUND PARTICIPANT MEMBERS:
  • Verify your employer is reporting you.
  • Check your Wellness Requirements Status.
  • Update your address or phone number.
  • View your 1095-B and 1099-R tax forms.
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You will find that many of our forms can be found on this site. Download a form and fill it out then fax, mail or upload it. Check out our FAQ Section also.

Be Proactive, Stay Informed

Make sure you're aware of any policy changes or requirements. Stay ahead of any deadlines that may effect your eligibility status. Check out Important Information below.

Important Notice:
The UPMC Consent Decree Has Ended July 1st, 2019.

For eligible members, YOU MUST USE COMMUNTIY BLUE IN-NETWORK PROVIDERS to receive the highest level of coverage offered by the Laborers’ District Council of Western Pennsylvania Welfare Plan. Any services received from a UPMC provider is considered to be out-of-network and will have significant costs to you.

Remember to verify that the doctors, other service providers and facilities are Community Blue in-network providers. Using an out-of-network provider will result in a $1,600.00 individual or $3,200.00 family deductible plus additional costs for which you will be responsible. You can avoid these additional costs by using only Community Blue in-network providers. For assistance call the Laborers Combined Funds Employee Benefits Department at 412-263-0900 or do one of the following:

Visit the Highmark website at www.highmarkbcbs.com
Contact Highmark Customer Service at 1-866-594-1732
Contact Highmark’s mycare Navigator at 1-888-258-3428 (1-888-BLUE-428)

Important Notice:
MedExpress is Refusing to do Wellness Exams

Most MedExpress offices are refusing to do the wellness physicals. Members should contact Highmark member services at (1-866-594-1732) and they will assist them in scheduling a visit to a PCP. Also, they can contact 412 (DOCTORS) between 7 and 11 am and they will schedule them for a same day appointment.

Highmark has been trying to get this resolved but MedExpress's new owners, United Health Care have not been cooperative. Members will need to schedule their Wellness Physical with a PCP to meet their requirements in a timely manner.

We're sorry for the inconvenience.
Posted 7-9-2019

Reminder & Important Wellness Requirement Information!

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Posted 7-8-2019

PreDiabetes

1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes and most don’t know they have it! Learn More ...
Posted 4-30-2019

Virtual Doctors Visit

From check-in to diagnosis, virtual doctor visits are designed to be comfortable and familiar, while being as simple as possible. How it works...
Posted 1-25-2019

Opioid Awareness

Learn about opioids, their misuse, and what can be done. Read More ...
Posted 10-17-2018

My Care Navigator

Our representatives can answer your questions and make finding a new health care provider easy.
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Posted 8-8-2018

Member Discounts

Save on non-covered products and services. Read More ...
Posted 12-8-2017

Uncollected Benefits

If you or a relative of yours worked as a laborer during their lifetime they/you could be entitled to a pension benefit.
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Posted 6-8-2017

Avoid A $50 Co-Payment

Remember to use In-Network freestanding facilities for all your lab work and imaging services.
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Highmark is our current insurance carrier. Due to the Highmark-UPMC split, you should check on all your doctors, other service providers and facilities to determine if they are in-network. Visiting an out-of-network physician or facility will result in additional costs being billed directly to you for which you will be responsible. Avoid these extra expenses by using in-network providers. For assistance in determining if a provider is in Highmark's network, or to find an in-network provider use one of the following:
Customer Service:
1-866-594-1732
myCare Navigator:
1-866-258-3428
1-888-BLUE-428

Annual Wellness Requirements Deadline For Members & Spouses

If You Are Eligible or Became Eligible Before:
June 30th of this year

  • All Wellness Requirements Are To Be Completed By:

    SEPTEMBER 30th for the In-Network Deductible to be waived next year.
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Coordination of Benefits

Each year ALL Members must contact Highmark's dedicated Laborers' Customer Service Unit to provide insurance information. Read more ...


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Credit Not Given For Unpaid Employer Contributions

Your employer must submit contributions on your behalf when reporting your hours in order for you to receive credit toward your Welfare benefits. You can verify your employer reporting anytime you like through your My Benefits Account.

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Important Divorce Information

Remove your ex-spouse from your benefits as soon as your divorce is final. Ex-spouses are not entitled to coverage under your health benefits. Failing to remove them from your health insurance plan could result in you being responsible for any expenses incurred by them. Notify the Fund Office as soon as your Divorce Decree is issued.