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Health Trust Newsletter 2023 Spring

ASD Open enrollment starts 4/29/24 and ends 5/17/24

     ASD Call to Action 2023  

     ASD Benefit Guide 2023

Open enrollment for Haines, MOA, L71 & SOA starts May 13th and ends May 31st(documents will be posted as soon as we have them)

New Anchorage Coalition Health Clinic Location: 701 E. Tudor Road

A printable version of this information may be found here: Summary 

Health Benefits for LIUNA Public Employees Local 71 members are managed by the Local 71 Trust fund. Members can access healthcare, vision, and dental benefits.  Members can consult the applicable plan benefits booklet for details or check the key contacts list below. 

Click here for your Beneficiary Designation Form

Click here for Aetna DocFind

Click here for Key Contacts

The State of Alaska Contract includes a special voluntary Emergency Leave Bank program.  Click Here to ENROLL  or Click Here to APPLY TO USE LEAVE from this bank.  

Click here for our Dental Benefits flyer

NEWS: Click here for the PDF flyer 

Click Here for the Health Trust Newsletter Winter 2023

Beginning July 1, 2020 your Alaska Public Employees Local 71

FSA/HRA benefit has exciting new changes!

Designed with YOU in mind!    The new features for the FSA/HRA are integrated into the online portal and mobile application; each provide easy to use navigation features with a more personalized experience. You have access to information 24/7 with the ability to view balances and transaction history.

You can  easily upload documents to substantiate claims and request reimbursement. You also have the option to self-enroll in direct deposit for paper reimbursement requests.

 Zenith’s Customer Service Team will be available to assist you with questions and information regarding the transition. You can reach us at 1-800-757-0071 Option 2.

System Enhancements and New Features available July 1, 2020:

You will have access to powerful self-service capabilities online and on the mobile app:

Easier to use and a more personalized experience

24/7 access to your FSA/HRA account online or on the mobile app

New feature allows you to self-enroll in text notifications for real time alerts

New feature allows you to use an integrated shopping tool to purchase qualified supplies

New feature allows you to self enroll in direct deposit reimbursements

Easily upload supporting receipt documentation online or snap a picture on the mobile app

Improved explanation of benefits for paper claim reimbursement

Educational videos and resources available online

Specific Website and Mobile App Login Information as of July 1, 2020:


Registration ID: Select Employer Name from the dropdown Employer Name: Enter “Public Employees Local 71 Trust” Your ID: Your Social Security Number

Mobile App: on both Apple and Android is Zenith Flex (look for the app shown in the image below)

This application uses the same login information as the website Registration ID: Select Employer Name from the dropdown Employer Name: Enter “Public Employees Local 71 Trust”

Your ID: Your Social Security Number

Corona Virus / COVID-19 Information:

PE71 Health Trust Notice 3-13-2020

Aetna Covid 19 Flyer

TeleDoc Corona Virus FAQs

TeleDoc Corona Virus Flyer


Claims Administration

  • Eligibility and enrollment
  • Open Enrollment
  • Medical/Dental coverage and claims
  • Travel preauthorization
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) Zenith American Solutions

111 West Cataldo Ave., Suite 220, Spokane, WA 99201-3201
Phone: Claims: 800-557-8701, option 2, then 2 (toll-free)
Fax: Claims: 206-282-0775 Fax: Eligibility/Enrollment: 509-534-5910
Website:  Login to view your claims information. COBRA/HIPAA: 800-757-0071, Option 1 or 800-426-5980, ask for
COBRA Department (toll-free numbers) Fax: 206-352-9714
FSA/HRA: 800-557-8701, option 2, then 3
(toll- free) Fax: 206-285-4789

General Trust Questions

  • Open Enrollment (general questions)
  • Understanding your benefit coverage Trust Administrative Office—Public Employees Local 71 Trust Fund
    2510 Arctic Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99503
    Phone: In Anchorage 276-7611; Outside Anchorage 800-446-3671 (toll-free)
    Union website:  click Health Trust to download forms
    Claims Administration—Medical Claims Submitted by Provider Only
    PO Box 981106, El Paso, TX 79996-1106


  • All inpatient stays, to extend a stay, maternity stays
  • Outpatient medical procedures Aetna
    When precertification is required, your doctor is responsible for calling the precertification phone number on your ID card
    Health Center Services
  • Preventive Care
  • Routine Care
  • Treatment for illness or injury Coalition Health Centers
  • Anchorage: 2741 DeBarr Road, Suite C210
  • Phone: 907-264-1370
  • Fairbanks: 575 Riverstone Way, Unit 1
  • Phone: 907-450-3300

Prescription Drug Benefits

  •  Locate a Caremark retail pharmacy
  • Using the retail or mail-order service
  • Brand name formulary
  • Specialty medications Caremark
    Phone: 866-818-6911 (toll-free)

Specialty Medications Call 800-237-2767 (toll-free) or go to

Vision Benefits

  • Locate a VSP provider
  • Vision services claims
    Vision Service Plan (VSP)
    PO Box 385018, Birmingham, AL 35238-5018
    Phone: 800-877-7195 (toll-free)

Nationwide PPO network

  • Locate an Aetna network provider Aetna
    To locate an Aetna provider or facility, go to aetna. com. Click Log In/Register and follow the prompts. You can also search for providers on Aetna's public website at Select the “Aetna Choice POS II (OpenAccess)” network.

Disease Management

  • Get program information Optum
    Phone: 855-738-1764 (toll-free)
    Nurse Connections: 866-676-0740 (toll-free)

Access a Healthcare Provider

  • By phone, online video or mobile app Teladoc
    Phone: 800-835-2362 (toll-free)

Surgery Options Care Coordinator

  • Talk to a Care Coordinator about surgery options
    Talk to a Care Coordinator about surgery Transcarent
    Group Code: PE71L
  • Transcarent Surgery Care (formerly called BridgeHealth)
    Phone: 844-249-8108 (toll-free)

Retirement: PERS I, II, & III

  • 907-465-4460/(800) 821-2251 (toll-Free)
    Retirement: PERS IV: Empower: 907-276-1500
    SOA Call Center
  • 907-465-3009 Fax: 907-465-6624 Union Dental Benefits: Affordable Dental Care
  •  Anchorage: 4001 Lake Otis PKWY, Suite 200
  • Phone: 907-222-0400
  • Wasilla: 701 E. Parks Highway Suite 209
  • Phone: 907-376-3368
  •  Fairbanks: 503 14th Avenue
  • Phone: 907-374-3888

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OUR CONTACT Get in touch

We would love to hear from you! Whether you have a question, feedback, or simply want to say hello, there are several ways to get in touch with us. Choose the method that works best for you.

  • Public Employees Local 71-Headquarters 2510 Arctic Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503

  • 907-276-7211


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