In response to COVID-19, the Fund Office is closed, with limited staff performing essential functions remotely. The Fund Office has activated its business continuity plan to continue to provide service to our participants and participating employers during this situation. Please see the Fund-specific information below.

Pension Fund – Pension payments will continue to be made as scheduled. Current payees may experience delays when updating an address or direct deposit information. Applications for benefits will continue to be processed but there may be some processing delays. 

USW 401(k) – Contributions are continuing to be processed daily.

USW HRA Fund – Claims are continuing to be reviewed. If the review cannot be completed in 30 days, the Fund will notify participants of the need to extend an additional 15 days.

Documents

Document Name Description Category Type Download
Annual Reports HRA Summary Annual Reports (Financial) HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA Payment Dates Calendar of scheduled payments HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA - Notice of Non-Creditable Coverage A notice regarding prescription drug coverage and medicare. HRA Notice
HRA 5500s Annual IRS return/report for employee benefit plans HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA Denial Codes Listing of denial codes HRA Plan Document
HRA Examples of Eligible Expenses HRA Plan Document
HRA Examples of Ineligible Expenses HRA Plan Document
HRA Examples of Medical Expenses Requiring Diagnosis Letter HRA Plan Document
HRA Form 990s IRS form for annual returns HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA Medicare Drug Coverage Disclosure HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA Over the Counter Drug Notice HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA Privacy Notice HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA SMMs Summary of Materical Modifications HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA Summary of Benefits and Coverage HRA Notices and Disclosures
HRA Summary Plan Description HRA Plan Document
Women's Health & Cancer Rights Notice HRA Notices and Disclosures

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