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State of Hawai’i government offices will be closed on Thursday, August 23 and Friday, August 24 as a precaution due to Hurricane Lane.  As a precautionary measure, EUTF will shut down its telephone and faxing system and will be unable to receive any faxes until the systems are brought back online when we reopen for ...
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Background 2015 was the first tax year that employers and health plans were required to provide employees and participants in health plans with information on their health care coverage. Why am I getting this form? You are receiving this form because you were employed as a full-time employee or were enrolled in an employer self-insured ...
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The Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF) is pleased to announce that starting January 31, 2018, retirees that pay premiums to the EUTF for their medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plans may now choose to have those premiums automatically deducted each month from their Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Pension. If you would like ...
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Navigating Your Care Choices

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 in .

  Navigating Your Care Choices (PDF)

The open enrollment period for retiree health and life insurance plans will be from October 9 – 31, 2018. Now is the time when you should stop and think about health coverage for yourself and your family and determine which plans will best meet your needs for the new plan year (January 1, 2019 through ...
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The UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Medical Plan (UHC Plan) will be discontinued December 31, 2017.  Current enrollees will receive information in the future about their options for coverage.  Employees who are Medicare eligible and are retiring this calendar year should be aware that the UHC Plan will be discontinued at the end of 2017.

Premium Payment Options

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 in .

Premium Payment Options You may use one of the payment options below to submit payment for EUTF health benefit premiums if you are one of the following: An active employee for which all or a portion of your health benefit premium deductions are not being deducted from your paycheck. A retiree that pays all or ...
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HMSA PPO 75/25 Medical Plan FAQ

Posted on Mar 3, 2017 in .

Frequently Asked Questions HMSA PPO 75/25 Medical Plan Q.1 How are health insurance premiums determined? A.1 Health insurance premiums are generally determined by three factors: benefit plan design, medical inflation and utilization. The benefit plan design determines the member’s cost share for services such as physician visits and prescription drugs. Medical inflation relates to the ...
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IRS FORMS 1095-B AND 1095-C

Posted on Mar 3, 2017 in .

Questions and Answers – Internal Revenue Service Forms: 1095-B Health Coverage 1095-C Employer-Provided health Insurance Offer and Coverage Background 2015 was the first tax year that employers and health plans were required to provide employees and participants in health plans with information on their health care coverage. Why am I getting this form? You are ...
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