Los Angeles Plan

Los Angeles Plans (Plan 178)

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Our Health Fund

130 S. Alvarado St,
2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90057

(213) 484-8480 or (855) 484-8480

Phone Hours:
8:30am to 4:30pm Pacific Time

Is your chronic condition taking over?

Find out what small changes can make a big impact on:

  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • Heart Disease
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • And others

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Call us to see if you qualify for this FREE program: (855) 484-8480

Manage your chronic condition

Designed by Stanford University for people with ongoing health conditions, Better Living is a FREE program that meets once a week for six weeks. Each workshop lasts 2½ hours. Learn more and click on this video.

2015 Better Living Report

Kaiser HMO

Don’t go out of network! It costs too much money!

Get advice from a Kaiser Nurse
Call (888) 576-6225 

Find a doctor
Call (800) 464-4000 or visit Kaiser Permanente

 

Summary of Benefits

If you work at a hotel, download this “Benefits at a Glance.”

If you work at an event center, download this “Benefits at a Glance.”

These documents are summaries of your benefits, but some information may have changed.

Call us to double-check: (855) 484-8480

View your SPD here: Los Angeles

After each SPD is published, certain changes may have been made to your benefits. These changes are reflected in a Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) that are mailed to each member. View these SMMs on our library page. (Click your plan button under "California Region".)

BCBS PPO

The following information applies to members currently enrolled in the PPO plan only.

Call (800) 810-2583 or use BCBS Blue Access for Members for a doctor in BCBS Illinois (PPO network)

Prior Authorization

Certain types of care require “prior authorization” or approval. This helps us to keep costs low and forces doctors and nurses to talk better to each other about the care you receive. 

Click here to see a list of what needs prior authorization.

To submit prior authorizations, have your doctor contact Nevada Health Solutions:
Phone: (855) 487-0353 
Fax: (866) 201-5601
www.nevadahealthsolutions.org

Pharmacy

Hospitality Rx now manages your pharmacy benefits! Please view their website for more details.

Pharmacy Copays

 

Pharmacy forms

 

Dental

We have our very own dental center—just for us—in the same building as the Fund Office!

Call (213) 484-9660 or visit UNITE HERE HEALTH Los Angeles Dental Center

Vision

Your new vision coverage starts February 1!

View our flyer to see details about your benefit.

Your vision provider is:

UnitedHealthcare
(800) 638-3120
www.myuhcvision.com

Forms

Here are some forms you may want to print and fill out before you visit us in the Fund office. You may also mail some of them.

Call us if you need help understanding these forms: (855) 484-8480

Election forms:

Other forms:

Getting and keeping healthcare coverage

Here’s a short video to show you how to get and keep healthcare coverage. This process is often called: “Election” and “Enrollment”