To view member benefits booklets go to this link http://www.pbas.ca/ select Member Register and create your profile or Login.

 

Members who are currently covered by the Millwrights Local 1460 Health & Welfare plan:

For questions about your eligibily, coverage status and plan information please call the Millwrights Health & Welfare Administrator (PBAS) at 1-888-525-1460.

The Board has retained Great-West Life to act as the claims payor and processor for all benefit claims.

With Great-West Life's GroupNet for Plan Members, plan members can access an extensive array of secure online, self-service options, including fast and convenient answers to questions about their health and dental benefits coverage, claims, and more.

All you need to do is register once, and connect to a world of secure, user-friendly services—available online, any time.

Please register on the Great-West Life plan member site. Once registered, plan members can submit claims online through GroupNet™ with Great-West Life, or print paper claim forms.

If you require assistance or have questions about coverage, claims and online registration, contact Great-West Life at 1-800-957-9777 weekdays during business hours.              
 

2017 Plan Change Announcement from the Millwrights Health & Welfare Trustees

 

A Health & Welfare plan you can rely on!

There are no deductions from your pay cheque for Members' health & welfare benefit plan coverage. Your employers pay 100% of the premiums!

Here's what a Millwright Local 1460 Health & Welfare benefit plan gives you and your family:

This is a summary of Coverage. For further details please reference your member information booklet, or call the administrator at 1-888-525-1460.

(Please note: CY means calendar year, CCY means consecutive calendar year)

For questions about claim submissions, please call Great West Life (GWL) at 1-800-957-9777.

 

The following is effective January 1st, 2017

In the event of a conflict or discrepancy between this chart and the benefit booklet, the benefit booklet will prevail.

Description 

 (Active & Retired Members)

Coverage Limitations
Accidental Dental 80% $2,500 Lifetime
Ambulance 80% Unlimited
Breast Prosthesis Replacement 80% 1 every 12 months
Durable Medical Equipment Purchase/Rental 50% $10,000/3 CYs
Hearing aids 80% $1,000/ear/ 4 CCY
Hospital 80% Unlimited
Medical Forms 80% $150/form
Medical services & equipment 50% Some Requirements
Nursing Care (69 and under) 80% $10,000/3 CCY
Nursing Care (70+ yrs) 80% $10,000 Lifetime, minus amount already paid
Orthopedic Shoes and boots 80% $500/one pair/CY
Orthotics (18 and under) 80% $300/2 pair/2 CY, must be custom-built
Orthotics (19 and Over) 80% $300/2 pair/2 CY, must be custom-built
Paramedical* 80% $400/Practitioner/CY
Physiotherapy 80% Unlimited
Prescription Drugs (Active Members) 80% $10 Dispensing fee maximum
Prescription Drugs (Retirees 64 and Under) 80% $10 Dispensing fee maximum
Prescription Drugs (Retirees 65 and Over) 80% of any amounts not eligible under Provincial Seniors Plan Claims must be submitted 1st to Prov Senior's Plan, $10 dispensing fee maximum
Sleep Apnea 50% $2,500/3CYs
Surgical Bra 80% 2 every 12 months
Surgical Stockings 80% 2/CY
Vision Care    
- diagnosis & treatment 100% Unlimited
- contacts & glasses (17 and under) 100% $400 every 12 months (from purchase date)
- contacts & glasses (18 and Over) 100% $400/2 consecutive calendar years
- eye exam 100% $100/2 consecutive calendar years
- laser eye surgery 50% $600 per eye/lifetime
- safety glasses (Active Members) 100% $300/2 calendar years
Vision Care (retirees over 65) 100% $400/2 consecutive calendar years
Visual Training & Remedial Exercises 75% Unlimited
Wigs & Hairpieces 80% $250/lifetime

Dental

(Active & Retired Members)

   
Preventive & maintenance 80% (subject to MW Dental Fee Guide $3,000 / CY Maximum (Maximum combined with Major)
Major Restorative 75% (see above, maximum $3,000/CY combined)
Orthodontia 50% $4000/lifetime
Insurance    
Accidental Death and Dismemberment    
- Active Members 69 and Under $100,000  
- Active Members 70 and Over $10,000  
Basic Life Insurance    
- Active Members 69 and Under $100,000  
- Active Members 70 and Over $10,000  
- Spouse of Active Member $20,000  
- Dependent Child of Active Member $10,000 15 days and older

 

*Paramedical includes licensed chiropractors, psychologists, speech therapists, chiropodists, naturopaths, osteopaths and podiatrists.


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  • Work Stress
  • Lifestyle Transitions
  • Psychological Discorders
  • Alcohol & Drug Problems
  • Bereavement
  • Referral for Financial & Legal Problems

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