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The AFL-CIO Health & Welfare Fund

The AFL-CIO Health & Welfare Fund (the Fund) provides eligible members and their dependents with:

  • Medical benefits
  • Prescription drug benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment benefits

How does the Fund work?
The Fund provides some or all of the benefits described above to current and/or former employees of employers that have agreed to make contributions to the Fund to pay for such benefits. The specific benefits are based on the participation agreements between each employer and the Fund, the terms of which are summarized in the Employer Participation Summary included with the Fund’s Summary Plan Description you received.

Who manages the Fund?
The Fund is managed by a Board of Trustees that decides all matters related to the operation of the Health & Welfare Fund. The Board of Trustees, as of April 5, 2019, consists of:
Union Trustees: Caleb-Michael Files, Johnie Palmer, and Michael J. Noonan
Employer Trustees: Samantha Connolly, Kenneth “Bill” Dean, and Liz Shuler

The Fund Administrator handles the day-to-day administrative functions for the Fund. Participants may contact the Fund Administrator with any questions related to the Fund at:

230 Lexington Green Circle
Suite 400
Lexington, KY 40503
Phone: 1-877-4AFLCIO (1-877-423-5246)
Fax: 1-859-226-1726

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