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OPEIU's New Medicare Advantage Plans Might Be Right For You

Open Enrollment Ends Dec. 7

If you’re at or nearing 65, OPEIU has an exciting new option to help save you money and provide dependable health care benefits during your retirement.

OPEIU is pleased to now offer our Medicare-eligible union retirees comprehensive Medicare Advantage plans through a trusted national partner, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. These plans are available exclusively to retired OPEIU members and their spouses/partners and cannot be found or bought on the open Medicare market.

These plans offer enhanced services compared to the Individual Medicare market, brand name prescription drug benefits and gap (“donut hole”) coverage, nationwide access and value-added programs (like SilverSneakers® gym membership, telehealth, hearing and more).

Open enrollment ends Dec. 7.

To help you learn more about the program and decide if it’s right for you, you can watch a webinar hosted by OPEIU Oct. 6 here. You can also visit retireehealth.unionplus.org or call the Anthem First Impressions Welcome Team at 1-833-371-1160, TTY: 711, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, except holidays.

Benistar Admin Services, your plan sponsor’s administrator, will be handling everything related to enrollment in the plan and questions related to premiums. To enroll or ask about these topics, please call 1-844-235-3787, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.

Stay Connected! Join the OPEIU Retiree Action Team

OPEIU would like to keep in touch so we can keep you abreast of other exciting OPEIU retiree benefits and important developments affecting you and your family. To join the OPEIU Retiree Action Team, please visit opeiu.org/retirees and sign up today. Sign up now and you’ll be subscribed to receive an electronic copy of OPEIU’s quarterly membership publication.

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