News & Announcements

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

Published: March 17, 2020

Message from the Coalition Health Center

During this national crisis, Beacon has been working diligently to manage the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic while delivering the highest level of service to our clients and patients. The Coronavirus has mandated that we make difficult decisions to preserve the health of the medical community and to reduce the… Details

Published: March 16, 2020

Aetna: What you need to know about coronavirus

Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus that was first identified in China. It is highly contagious and includes symptoms like fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The risk in the U.S. is currently low, but knowing how to protect yourself is key. Learn more >… Details

Published: February 28, 2020

Coronavirus Information

The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Learn how to protect yourself, recognize the symptoms, and and more. Coronaviruses Prevention and… Details

Published: January 24, 2020

Teladoc benefits enhanced

The Board of Trustees of the Alaska Teamster-Employer Welfare Trust have added Behavioral Health and Dermatology services to your current Teladoc benefits provided at 100% coverage, which means you pay zero. Behavioral Health and Dermatology services are free of charge when provided by Teladoc. Speak with a… Details