UNDERSTAND YOUR HEALTH CARE OPTIONS BEFORE YOU RETIRE

***NEW INFO***  UNDERSTAND YOUR HEALTH CARE OPTIONS BEFORE YOU RETIRE

United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund

600 Grant Street Room 2618.

Pittsburgh PA 15219-2800.

Phone 412-433-5790 Fax 412-433-4886.

Toll-Free 877-877-4586.

Email [email protected]

  UNDERSTAND YOUR HEALTH CARE OPTIONS BEFORE YOU RETIRE

 If you’re a USW-represented employee thinking about retirement in 2017, understanding the healthcare coverage available to you during retirement is an important step in your planning. Be sure to read the following pages for a general overview of coverage, which starting January 1, 2017, will be provided through Aetna.

Attend an Informational Meeting or Listen in on a Conference Call

 We are hosting meetings in various locations across the country for current USW-represented retirees and you’re welcome to participate. We’ll connect you with representatives from U. S. Steel and Aetna and answer any questions you have. Details and dates are attached.

 You must RSVP to secure a seat at an in-person meeting.

PRE-MEDICARE: Aetna PPO Medical Benefits with Prescription Drugs

 If you are not eligible for Medicare at retirement, the medical and prescription drug coverage available to you will be provided through Aetna starting January 1, 2017. You and your pre-Medicare dependents have the option to select the Aetna PPO medical plan option and/or the Aetna pharmacy option. You may elect medical only coverage, pharmacy only coverage, or both medical and pharmacy coverage (see attached chart). You will have the option of paying your monthly premiums to Aetna or authorizing Aetna to debit your checking or savings account each month.

MEDICARE: Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO Medical Benefits with Prescription Drugs

If you are Medicare eligible at retirement, the medical and prescription drug coverage available to you will be provided through Aetna starting January 1, 2017. You and your dependents have the option to select the Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO medical plan option and/or the Aetna pharmacy option. You may elect medical only coverage, pharmacy only coverage, or both medical and pharmacy coverage (see attached chart). You will have the option of paying your monthly premiums to Aetna or authorizing Aetna to debit your checking or savings account each month.

  AETNA’S RETIREE SERVICE CENTER AND RETIREE BENEFITS PORTAL

 If you elect Aetna’s coverage at retirement, you’ll have access to a dedicated Retiree Service Center open on weekdays from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. ET. You’ll also have 24/7 access to your Aetna plan benefits, costs, helpful tools, and billing information through Aetna’s Retiree Benefits Portal. Details on both of these valuable resources will be provided in Aetna’s enrollment package.

   

2017 AETNA MEDICAL PLAN BENEFITS

 

DEDUCTIBLE

$100 INDIVIDUAL

$300 FAMILY

$200 INDIVIDUAL

 $600 FAMILY

OUT OF POCKET MONEY

$2000 INDIVIDUAL

$4000 FAMILY

$3000 INDIVIDUAL

$5000 FAMILY

PRIMARY DOCTOR OFFICE VISIT

$25 COPAY

30% COINSURANCE

SPECIAL OFFICE VISIT

$35 COPAY

30% COINSURANCE

OUTPATIENT LABS, X-RAY AND TESTING

20% COINSURANCE

30% COINSURANCE

URGENT CARE

$40 COPAY

$40 COPAY

EMERGENCY ROOM

$65 COPAY

$65 COPAY

AMBULANCE

COVERED 100%

COVERED 100%

INPATIENT HOSPITAL

20% COINSURANCE

30% COINSURANCE

OUTPATIENT SURGERY

20% COINSURANCE

30% COINSURANCE

SKILLED NURSING

20% COINSURANCE

30% COINSURANCE

DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

20% COINSURANCE

30% COINSURANCE

HEARING AID ALLOWANCE

$1500 PER EAR EVERY 48 MONTHS

$1500 PER EAR EVERY 48 MONTHS

 

2017 AETNA PHARMACY PLAN BENEFITS

 

PREFERRED GENERIC

 

 

Retail: 25% coinsurance up to $25

MOD: $20 copay

Retail: 60% coinsurance

MOD: N/A

PREFERRED BRAND

Retail: 40% coinsurance up to $50

MOD: $40 copay

Retail: 60% coinsurance

MOD: N/A

NON-PREFERRED GENERIC AND BRAND

Retail: 50% coinsurance up to $100

MOD: $60 copay

Retail: 60% coinsurance

MOD: N/A

SPECIALTY (UP TO 30 DAY SUPPLY)

40% coinsurance up to $50 (Aetna

Specialty)

Retail and MOD: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Retail = 30-day supply

Mail-Order Delivery (MOD) = up to 90-day supply

*Specialty drug is only available up to a 30-day supply.

 This overview does not describe all of the provisions of the Corporation’s benefit plans. If there is any conflict or inconsistency between the information provided here and the formal plan documents constituting the plan, the terms of the formal plan documents will govern.