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December 2017

Non-Medicare Retiree Self-Pay Rates

Medicare Retiree Self-Pay Rates

November 2017

Davis Vision Mobile App

October 2017

Notice of Credible Coverage

Pension Summary of Material Plan Improvement

August 2017

Davis Vision: Back-to-School

July 2017

CT Pipeline Newsletter

June 2017

Annual Summary Report 2017
Annuity Fund Summary Annual Report

Health Fund Annual Summary Report 2017
Health Fund Summary Annual Report

May 2017

Notice of New ID Cards

February 2017

Using the Davis Vision Member Portal

Pension Annual Summary Information
2017 Summary of Plan Information.

December 2016

HIPAA Privacy Policy
Reminder of privacy policy.

October 2016

Notice of Creditable Coverage

July 2016

Important Information About Health Benefits
Some benefits will change starting October 1.

Participant Assistance Program
Effective September 1 Lower Hudson Valley E.A.P. will be our new vendor.

2016 Health Fund SBC
Information about the new health fund schedule of benefits.

June 2016

Health Fund Annual Summary Report
The Annual Health Fund Summary Report.

February 2016

Pension Annual Summary Information
Year end information about the pension plan.

January 2016

Under Age 65 Retiree Rates
Change for retirements on and after January 1, 2016.

December 2015

COBRA Rates-Core Plan
Notice of monthly COBRA self-pay rate increase, starting January 1,2016.

COBRA Rates - Full Plan
COBRA rates will be increasing at the beginning of the year due to medical and prescription drug costs.

Retiree Self Pay Rates
Starting on January 1, 2016 monthly self-payment for future retirees will be based on their length of service.

Retiree Participant Prescription Changes
Explanation of the changes to your prescription drug benefit.

Active Participant Prescription Changes
Co-payments for prescription drugs will increase on January 1, 2016./p>

October 2015

Affordable Care Act Requirements
Explanation of the Affordable Care Act's requirements for large contributing employers.

Retiree Kick-Off Breakfast
On November 11th, a breakfast for Retirees will take place to discuss Prescription Drug Coverage plan changes.


June 2015

Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Informational booklet containing the Summary of Benefits and Coverage, Effective 7/1/2015.

Summary Annual Report
Summary Annual Report for the period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.

Active Participant Prescription Changes
Co-payments for prescription drugs will increase on January 1, 2016.


February 2015

Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Informational booklet containing the Summary of Benefits and Coverage, Effective 7/1/2014.

Anthem Identity Protection
Information on the free Identity Protection Services by Anthem Inc. provided to affected members.

Important Information Regarding the Anthem Security Breach
Important information regarding how to protect yourself from a scam.

How to Protect Yourself from Scam Email Campaigns
Important information regarding how to protect yourself from a scam due to the security breach at Anthem.


December 2014

COBRA Rate Changes
Important changes to the COBRA rates.


November 2014

Orthodontia Benefits Changes
Important changes to the orthodontia benefits.


October 2014

Participant Assistance Program Benefits
Information about the benefits from the Participant Assistance Program.


August 2014

Retirement Manager User Guide
User guide for using New York Life's website to manager your retirement account.


July 2014

ACA Compliance
Affordable Care Act compliance information.


June 2014

Vision Enhancement
Change in Vision Benefit, Effective June 1, 2014


May 2014

Participant Assistance Program
Information about your Participant Assistance and Work-Life Program


April 2014

New York Life Welcome
Retirement Plan Transition to NY Life is complete

New COBRA Rates
New COBRA Rate Reduction - Effective May 1


January 2014

Utilization Review - effective February 1, 2014
New Utilization Review Organization and Additional Services Available to Participants and Dependents


December 2013

COBRA Rates; Cancer Notice
Notice about COBRA Rates; Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act Notice

2013 Privacy Notice
2013 Restatement of Privacy Notice


March 2013

Notice about Hearing Benefit and COBRA
Important Notice about your Hearing Benefit and COBRA Continuation of Coverage


February 2013

Annuity Distribution
Important Notice - Extension of Relaxed Rules for Obtaining an Annuity Fund Distribution and Permitting Distributions Upon Attaining Normal Retirement Age


June 2012

Child Certification
Child Certification for Health Coverage

Mental Health Parity
Elimination of Annual and Lifetime Maximums Placed on Treatment and Services for Mental Health, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse


March 2012

New Investment Options
Effective April 13, 2012: Investment Changes in The Connecticut Pipe Trades Local 777 Annuity Plan

Annuity Distribution and Fees
Expanded Hardship Distribution Rules and an Increase in Quarterly Fees


February 2012

February 2012 Updates
Expanded Hardship Distribution Rules and an Increase in Quarterly Fees


January 2012

Annuity Distribution Change
Relaxed Rules for Obtaining an Annuity Fund Distribution Redefining Termination of Employment

COBRA Rate Change
COBRA Continuation of Coverage Benefits and Eligibility Rules


July 2011

Benefit Improvements




October 2010

Benefits through Age 26

Increase in Life Insurance Benefits


December 2009

Click to View an Important Notice about Life Insurance Benefits, Prescription Drug Program, and Lifetime Benefit Improvements!

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