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Welcome Members of UFCW Workers Unions and Employers Health and Welfare Trust Locals 1529, 0210, 0408, 0455, 0540 and 2008!
This is your online portal to enroll or access your benefits 24/7!


Calendar Year 2022 Open Enrollment for your plan starts October 15, 2021 and ends December 15, 2021.


Your Logon ID is the first initial of your first name capitalized + your last name lowercase + your Year of birth and last 4 of your SSN @ your Local.  For Example:  Jdoe19011234@1529


Your temporary password is your Year of birth followed by your full SSN.  For Example:  1901XXXXXX1234


To confirm your enrollment, you will also need your Insured ID located on your insurance card or enrollment notice.

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What's New



Members of 1529

CIGNA provides a free health information line available 24/7.  Dial 1-800-395-7236  Cigna COVID-19 Symptom Checker

Virtual Health visits are also a covered service.

Under the *Families First Coronavirus Act, the Fund will cover COVID-19 Testing for in-network and out-of-network *without *member *cost sharing.




Members of South Central Health and Welfare Fund

Effective April 1, 2020 the South Central Plan participants and their enrolled dependents can use MD LIVE for medical and mental health services.  MDLIVE is a telehealth (virtual visit) service provider  with board-certified providers and mental health specialists.  BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois will be sending you additional  information soon. 

Please be sure to activate your account - pick the way that is easiest for you:

Call MDLIVE at 888-676-4204

Go to  MD LIve Virtual Visit

Text BCBSIL to 635-483

Download the MDLIVE app

Under the *Families First Coronavirus Act, the Fund will cover COVID-19 Testing for in-network and out-of-network *without *member *cost sharing.


* This provision of the Act does not cover all COVID-19-related claims just testing-related -  treatment and prescriptions (anything other than costs related to initial testing) should be covered pursuant to the Fund’s general provisions requiring in-network service where possible. 


Stay Up to Date:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information Center

Open enrollment takes place annually.  Any changes involving adding or removing dependents outside of a qualifying event must take place during open enrollment.  Wellness Affidavits and Working Spouse Forms must be submitted annually. 

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