2009 APWU Health Plan
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APWU News Bulletin #04-2008, Oct. 17, 2008 | PDF
APWU Health Plan has increased benefits for both the Consumer Driven Option and High Option for 2009, but has kept premium costs low. When you enroll in APWU Health Plan this Open Season, you’ll save money and get a top-quality plan, too.
New for 2009: Both the Consumer Driven Option and High Option offer a new hearing benefit that includes diagnostic exams, and coverage for hearing aids. And a new prescription drug maximum co-insurance for network pharmacies is provided for both options.
Consumer Driven Option
For active postal employees who are members of APWU, the Collective Bargaining Agreement continues to limit what APWU-represented active postal employees will pay in premium costs: As it did for 2008, the Postal Service will pay 95 percent of the premium cost in 2009. The Consumer Driven Option is the best bargain in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).
The High Option is a top-rated plan and a great value in 2009. High Option benefits have been expanded so that you receive more coverage, service that puts members first, and an affordable price.
How to Enroll
Complete a Health Benefits Registration Form (SF 2809) by calling PostalEASE at 877-477-3273. You must have a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in order to enroll. You can also enroll on the PostalEASE Employee Web on the Intranet (from the Blue Pages).
For questions about enrolling, contact your local personnel office. The enrollment options are: High Option Self Only (471); High Option Self and Family (472); Consumer Driven Health Plan Self Only (474); and Consumer Driven Health Plan Self and Family (475).
Open Season Hotline: 800-PIC-APWU (800-742-2798)
800-622-2511 (TDD-Hearing Impaired)
The Hotline is available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Monday-Friday, through Dec. 8.