Welfare and Pension Trusts
The District #9 Pension Trust & Welfare Trust Funds administer the benefits for eligible members. The staff of the Trust Fund Offices handle the daily tasks with pride and look forward to servicing the membership in every aspect. The Funds are governed by the Board of Trustees. No representative of the Employer or the Union is authorized in such capacity to interpret the Pension Plan or Welfare Plan, nor can any such person bind or obligate the Trustees or the Plan by representations concerning the Plan. Any inquiries you may have concerning your rights should be directed to the Pension Plan Office or Welfare Plan Office. Union Trustees Tony Rippeto Directing Business Representative … read more...
Certain services require preapproval from District No. 9 Welfare Trust or precertification from HealthLink prior to being performed. Please click the appropriate link below for a list of the services that require pre-notification.
In compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), this Notice describes your rights concerning your health information, and describes our practices related to your health information. Please take the time to review this Notice carefully.
To obtain the best benefit for your dollar, members are encouraged to use Healthlink contracted providers. The providers fees are usually discounted and then reimbursed at a higher level by the plan and this translates into less out-of-pocket for our member. Use the link below to search for a Healthlinks contracted provider. The Network is HealthLink Open Access III. If you have any questions, please contact the Welfare Fund Office.