News & Announcements

Published: November 21, 2022

Important Notice to Retirees Covered with the Retiree Health Program

Important Notice to Retirees Covered with the Retiree Health Program The Trustees of the Alaska Teamster-Employer Welfare Trust are pleased to announce that they have secured a renewal of its retiree health program and has contracted with a new prescription drug program for all participating retirees its retiree program for… Details

Published: July 11, 2022

Coalition Health Center Announcing Newest Location

Coalition Health Center Announcing Newest Location. Coalition Health Center is proud to announce our newest location in Wasilla, Alaska – Opening July 11th. North Fork Professional Building 1700 East Bogard Road, Building A, Suite 103, Wasilla, AK 99654 Learn more >>… Details

Published: January 20, 2022

Covid-19 At Home Tests

Covid-19 At Home Tests Beginning January 15, 2022, FDA approved over the counter COVID-19 diagnostic tests are  reimbursable at no cost per federal guidance and mandate. FDA approved tests will either be covered as a prescription billed to the prescription drug coverage plan, AmWINS Rx, at the point of sale with… Details

Published: October 18, 2021

Open Enrollment starts October 18th

This year’s Open Enrollment period is from October 18th through November 20th and provides you with an opportunity to enroll or disenroll a spouse and/or dependent(s). If you do not wish to make changes during this Open Enrollment period, your next opportunity to change your coverage designation will be during… Details

Published: August 27, 2021

Free Flu Shot with Voucher

Free Flu Shot with Voucher Beginning September 1, 2021 vouchers for flu vaccinations are available to redeem for yourself and your eligible family members. You must request the vouchers in advance by registering online. Register at Learn more >>… Details

Published: April 30, 2021

April 2021 Summary of Material Modifications

April 2021 Summary of Material Modifications The United States Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service have adopted an Extension Rule requiring that certain Plan deadlines be extended during the coronavirus “Outbreak Period” – that is, the period from March 1, 2020 through the end of the federal declaration of… Details

Published: March 29, 2021

New Mobile App!

The Alaska Teamster-Employer Welfare Trust is pleased to present a new mobile application, BeneSys Now. Navigating healthcare is tough! Make it easier by taking advantage of the new BeneSys Now mobile app. The mobile app is designed for easy access to your Health and Pension Plan info!… Details

Published: April 7, 2020

Important Benefits Update

Due to the unusual circumstances of COVID-19, Providence Hospital in Anchorage will be considered an in-network facility for the period April 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020. Alaska Regional Hospital is still the Plan’s primary in-network facility, Providence is temporarily being added. Read full benefits update >… Details

Published: March 27, 2020

Important Letter to Plan Participants

March 27, 2020 Dear Member, The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“the “Act”) will become effective on April 2, 2020 and is set to expire automatically on December 31, 2020. The Act requires that the Alaska Teamster-Employer Welfare Trust waive cost sharing related to COVID-19 testing. Read full letter… Details

Published: March 26, 2020

OptumRx: Help with your medications during COVID-19

At OptumRx, we take your health seriously. This has become even more important with the recent spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Since you may have questions about your medications during this time, we have prepared a list of common questions and answers for you below. Click to… Details