Trust Plan Descriptions

Health Benefits

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 are able to access healthcare, vision, and dental benefits.  Members can consult the applicable plan benefits booklet for details or check the key contacts list below.

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General Trust Questions

  • Open Enrollment (general questions)
  • Understanding your coverage
  • If you need a member advocate

Trust Administrative Office
Public Employees Local 71 Trust Fund
2510 Arctic Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: In Anchorage 276-7611, option 7
Outside Anchorage 800-446-3671, option 7 (toll-free)
Union Website: www.local71.com; click Benefits (or hover for more options)

Claims Administration

  • Medical/Dental claims
  • Travel preauthorization
  • Case Management
  • COBRA/HIPAA
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Appeal process
  • Eligibility and enrollment
  • Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance

Zenith American Solutions
111 West Cataldo Ave., Ste 220
Spokane, WA 99201-3201
Phone: Claims: 800-557-8701 (toll-free) Fax Claims: 206-282-0775
COBRA/HIPAA: 800-757-0071, Option 1 or 800-426-5980 ask for COBRA Department (toll free numbers)
FSA: 800-757-0071 Option 2 or 800-426-5980, ask for FSA Department (toll-free numbers)
Websites:   https://www.zenith-american.com/
FSA:           https://zenith-americansea.lh1ondemand.com/

Precertification

  • All inpatient stays, to extend a stay
  • Outpatient medical procedures

Aetna

Average time to prepare for surgery is 6 to 10 weeks, depending on the procedure complexity, record
collection, and scheduling.

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Care Coordinator

  • Administrative work
  • Health Plan Approvals
  • Scheduling

Bridge Health

Medical Provider Phone Line: 888-632-3862 (toll-free)

Precertification Requirements 

Steps to Surgery through Bridge Health

Health Care Services in Anchorage & Fairbanks

    • Make an appointment online, by phone or just drop in

Coalition Health Centers

Anchorage Fairbanks

2741 DeBarr Road, Suite C210

Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone: 907-264-1370

Regular Office Hours

Mon – Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Ridgeview Business Park,
575 Riverstone Way, Unit 1,
Fairbanks, AK 99709

Phone: 907-450-3300

Regular Office Hours

Mon – Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Website: coalitionhealthcenter.com

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)
Website: www.caremark.com

Specialty Medications: Call 800-237-2767 (toll-free) or go to CVSCaremarkSpecialtyRx.com

Vision Benefits

  • Locate a VSP provider
  • Vision services claims

Vision Service Plan (VSP)
PO Box 997105
Sacramento, CA 95899
Phone: 800-877-7195 (toll-free)
Website: www.vsp.com

Nationwide PPO network

  • Locate an Aetna provider

 

Aetna

Website: www.Aetna.com (under:DocFind)

Doc Find FAQs

Disease Management

  • Get program information

 

Optimum

    Optum: 855-738-1764 (toll-free)
Nurse Connections: 866-676-0740 (toll-free)
Website: https://pe71.optum.com

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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

  • tracy@local71.com

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