Welcome to UFCW Local 655 Welfare Fund's Website

UFCW Local 655 Welfare Fund has been administering health benefits to union members and their families for over 50 years. The Fund has designed this site to assist you and your dependents with your health care benefits.

It is our goal to provide you with the information and tools needed to enroll in the Plan, review your benefit package, access healthcare, review claims and check your eligibility for benefits.

The Benefit Fund is dedicated to providing quality service to Plan Participants of UFCW Local Unions 655, 881, 534 and 700.

  • Plan Participants

    Through this site you will be able to enroll in the Plan, find a medical plan provider, find a dental provider, review your benefits, review claims and check your eligibility.

    Provider directories are listed on the links page. You can also get there by clicking here.

    Below is the Plan's Summary Annual Report for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2017.

    Summary Annual Report

  • Health Care Professionals

    Through this site you will be able to check the status of claims within the UFCW 655 Welfare Fund system, review claim payments and check eligibility.


    Claims Mailing Address
    Meritain Health
    PO Box 853921
    Richardson, TX 75085-3921
    EDI: WebMD/Emdeon 41124 or Mckesson/Relay Healh 1761

    For Medical Precertification (including Mental Health and Substance Abuse):
    Call 855.248.1748


    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HIPAA)
    HIPAA Online

Wellness Program

It's important that we take care of ourselves, our families, and each other by eating right, getting exercise, and taking the preventive measures necessary to stay healthy. Please read the monthly newsletters below for helpful hints to stay healthy.

January 2018 Wellness
February 2018 Wellness
March 2018 Wellness
April 2018 Wellness
May 2018 Wellness
June 2018 Wellness
July 2018 Wellness
August 2018 Wellness
September 2018 Wellness
October 2018 Wellness
November 2017 Wellness


Health and Welfare Benefits have been revised for 2017. Click here for details.

Preventive Care Services, as recommended with an A or B rating by the United States Preventive Services Task Force, are covered at 100% with no co-payment or deductible for eligible Plan Participants and their eligible family members. Click here to identify preventive services with an A or B rating.

The Board of Trustees has added the following amendments to your Summary Plan Description:

April 2013 - retroactive Aug 1, 2012.

September 2013 - effective Sept 1, 2013.

November 2013 - effective Nov 1, 2013.