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 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.

The EUTF Board of Trustees has decided to extend the 2017 Active Employee Open Enrollment from April 28 to May 12, 2017, to give employees more time to make changes to their EUTF health benefits plans.  We will post the revised employer/employee contribution rates on the EUTF website once the bargaining units have reached an ...
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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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