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(The BTF’s Benefits Administrator)

call 1-800-573-7474 for assistance

or go to:

http://www.thepreferredgroup.com/ 

to access your account on line, check the status of a claim, etc.



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  • WE WANT YOU! Become a Trustee (and receive $500+ too!)
    Want to know more about your benefits? Interested in helping make decisions about your dental, vision and other benefits? Then we want you! After 10 years of service as a Trustee, Jodi Burger is moving on; therefore, a position will be available starting September 2014 to serve on the Benefit Trust Fund board as a trustee. The work entails attending four formal meetings per year and 1 or 2 informal work sessions. The position receives an annual stipend of at $500+ and does not require a large time commitment. The trustees discuss and make decisions about our benefits. It’s a great way to learn about your benefits, too.  If you are interested in serving on the BTF as a trustee, please contact Renee Tanner (CET) by e-mail at renee.tanner@chufsd.org as soon as possible.
    Posted Feb 21, 2014, 11:40 AM by CTABTF Admin
  • Wellness Program Reimbursement Changes in Compliance with ACA
    This year we are continuing the out-of-pocket medical co-pays and deductibles, but some changes needed to be made to be in compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA does not allow caps on medical payments and reimbursements. To be in compliance with the ACA, the Trustees have voted to pay $300 for any claim that is part of the Wellness Program, and $1 for any additional claim beyond. This will be retroactive from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Please continue to save those receipts and EOB’s.  These changes are fully explained in the January newsletter. Please read about the changes and see a Trustee if you have any questions.
    Posted Feb 21, 2014, 11:33 AM by CTABTF Admin
  • “Assist America” benefit now called “World Wide Emergency Travel Services”

    Our Assist America program from UNUM which offers assistance while we travel has had a name change. It is now called WETS (Worldwide Emergency Travel Service).

    Benefits include Travel Assistance Services as well as Medical Assistance Services. Please click on the “Assist America/WETS” button on the left to view the brochure and to find out more information as to what the benefit offers members.

    Posted Feb 21, 2014, 11:33 AM by CTABTF Admin
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Audit Available for Review

Please note that an audit of the financial statements of Croton Teachers Association Benefit Trust Fund for the 12-13 year was prepared and is on file. Please contact any trustee is you wish to review the audit or have any questions.