The Service Providers page provides links to the health & welfare service providers BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota, Delta Dental of Minnesota, Prime Therapeutics, and TEAM. Once you have selected the desired provider site, you may login to your account and search for in-network providers.
Q. How do I view my Explanation of Benefits (EOB)?
If you would like to access your EOBs from 2017 and prior, please visit the BlueLink of Minnesota website. If you would like to access your EOBs from 2018 forward, please visit the BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota website. Once you are on the BCBS website, you will need to login to your account to access your EOBs.
Q. How do I read my Explanation of Benefits (EOB)?
How to Read Your EOB thoroughly explains the layout of your EOB and how to easily read the information provided.
Q. How do I file an out-of-network health claim?
If you receive services from a non-participating provider you may have to submit the claim to the Plan. If you need to submit a claim, you will need to request an itemized bill from the provider then complete an Initial Report of Claim Form. Forward the bill and completed form to the address as it appears on the claim form.
Q. How do I designate a beneficiary?
Complete a Beneficiary Designation Form and mail to the Fund Office.
Q. How do I change my address?
In order to change your mailing address, you must complete a Change of Address Form. You may print and complete the form, or you may contact the Fund Office and a form will be mailed to you.
Q. How do I add a dependent to my health insurance?
To enroll your spouse for coverage under the Plan, submit a completed Family Update Form along with a copy of the marriage certificate to the Fund Office.
To enroll your dependent child for coverage under the Plan, submit a completed Family Update Form along with a copy of the birth certificate or adoption papers to the Fund Office.
Q. How do I file for disability benefits?
Submit a completed Disability Claim Form to the Fund Office.
Q. How can I find more information about the health benefits offered through my health plan?
The Summary Plan Description is the document that details the benefits of the health plan. The SPD will provide information about the health plan such as the applicable co-pay amounts, deductible amounts, and out of pocket maximums.
Q. When do I receive my medical card?
You will receive your medical card 7-10 business days from the end of the month, following receipt of the required contributions to be eligible for benefits.
Q. How do I get the health & welfare Summary Plan Description Booklet (SPD)?
You can review the Summary Plan Description electronically or you can call the Fund Office to request a hardcopy of the SPD Booklet.
Q. If I get divorced, what happens with my former spouse’s coverage?
You or your spouse must notify the Plan and mail a fully executed copy of your divorce decree to the Fund Office. Once the Plan receives the divorce decree, your former spouse’s coverage will be terminated back to the date of your divorce.
Q. When I retire, what are my options for continuing health coverage?
If you meet certain criteria defined in the health & welfare Summary Plan Description you and your family may be eligible to participate for regular retiree plan or retiree Medicare supplement plan. Please contact the Fund Office for your retiree options for continuing health coverage.
If you have any questions about your eligibility, benefits or claims, contact the Fund Office at (952) 854-0795 or (800) 535-6373. If you have any questions about Union membership or related matters, contact District Council #82 at (651) 224-5480.