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Plumbers and Pipefitters 286 Health and Welfare Fund

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union No. 286 Health & Welfare Fund
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Participants & Providers contact BCBSIL for Claims and Benefits at 800.367.8309


BlueCross BlueShield 

Click above to find a PPO provider


MRF Link This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers.

No Surprises Act - Click here for information on No Surprises Act. 


Click above or call call 1-800-770-4622

MDLIVE is a telemedicine program that delivers quality healthcare by using Board‐certified doctors who can diagnose and treat many common minor illnesses. Convenient 24/7/365 nationwide access to Board‐certified doctors from your home, office, or on the road.

MDLIVE can be used for the following: Colds, sore throats, flu, allegories, infections, upset stomach, pink eye, or rashes.
If you are considering the ER or urgent care for a non‐emergency issue; and
for short‐term prescriptions or re‐fills, when appropriate.


For assistance with MDLive registration click link below to watch a short video:

For Precertification, call BCBS 1-800-635-1928 . Prior authorization must be obtained prior to ANY hospitalization.

Inpatient Admissions and Partial Hospitalization for Behavioral Health (Mental Health and Substance Abuse) must be pre-certified by calling BCBS 1-800-851-7498



1095B Notices are now available by logging in to your portal account




SSA Portal Mobile App is now Available

Get it on Google Play



Call 1-800-228-3108

To speak at any time 24/7/365 with a live, Sav-Rx Union representative

Click Here for Your Prescription Benefits


 Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Alliance Work Partners 

Help is here to

Manage Mental Health / Behavorial Health / Substance Abuse



Teen line
1-800-334-TEEN (8336)
We are available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Benefits are designed to help you manage daily responsibilities,
major events, work stresses, or any issue affecting your quality of life.

All crisis cases:

Suicidal/homicidal, domestic violence, chemical dependence,substance abuse, child/elderly abuse, etc


There are times when speaking with someone can help & the support can get you back on track. Your EAP offers short-term counseling for a variety of personal issues . COUNSELING


Please click here for your Benefits in English and Spanish