If you will soon be eligible for MEDICARE, be
advised that you will no longer be covered by the Bricklayers Insurance
and Welfare Plan once you become eligible for Medicare. Medicare Part
A will be your hospital provider; Medicare Part B will cover your doctors,
X-rays and Lab work, and Medicare Part D will cover your prescription
drugs. (For those members who earned Retiree Coverage you will still
have supplemental coverage with the Bricklayers Insurance and Welfare
There are alternative HMO Plans available to you at little or no cost.
Contact your primary physicians and ask them which plan they accept.
Following are some toll free numbers of HMO Providers:
|Empire Senior Plan (Blue Cross)
|U. S. Healthcare
|Oxford Health Plus
|Aetna US Health Care
|Healthfirst 65 Plus
Mr. Bob Brady of the Robert Brady Agency
has offered his services to assist you in finding the plan that is best
suited to your needs. You may contact Mr. Brady at 1-631-673-0500
or call the Fund Office at (718) 459-5800.