October 25, 2014

“Nurse line” offers answers to medical questions

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Members covered by Aetna, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield or UnitedHealthcare seeking information about treatment options, chronic conditions or answers to other health-related questions can call a “nurse line” for answers 24 hours a day, every day. This free service can help you with losing weight, managing stress, quitting tobacco and much more. More importantly, [...]

Save money by using in-network providers

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The national railroad plans (“plan”) allow you to see any doctor in your plan administrator’s network, including specialists, without a referral. This means that you have the freedom to choose a physician or specialist without first seeing a primary care physician. There are two levels of coverage under the plan. Your level of coverage is [...]

Annual health & welfare enrollment forms in mail

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Annual health and welfare enrollment materials for railroad employees and/or dependents covered under the National Railway Carriers and United Transportation Union (NRC/UTU) Health and Welfare Plan are being mailed by UnitedHealthcare. (Those members covered under the national health and welfare plan should have already received their enrollment materials in the mail.) Included is a “Dependent Add [...]