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The Health & Welfare Plan's address is:

Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan
2701 Whitney Place
Suite 100
Forestville, Maryland 20747

Phone: 301-568-2294

Fax: 301-568-7302

Email: info@tehw.org

The Health & Welfare Plan Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Directions to the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office
The office of the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office is located just inside the beltway on the first floor of the ATU Local 689 union building in Forestville, MD. From the Beltway, take exit 11-B (Route 4, Pennsylvania Ave) toward Washington DC. The second traffic light is Donnell Drive. Turn right (north) on Donnell Drive. At the end of Donnell Drive, turn left onto Marlboro Pike. Immediately after turning onto Marlboro Pike, make a right onto Whitney Place. The union office building will be on the left and the Health & Welfare Plan Office is to the left of the main entrance.

The chart below shows other helpful contact information. 

 Phone NumberWebsite
CareFirst PPO Plan (202) 479-6096
(877) 691-5856
www.carefirst.com
Kaiser Permanente HMO Plan (301) 468-6000
(800) 777-7902
www.kaiserpermanente.org
CareFirst BlueChoice HMO Plan (877) 691-5856 www.carefirst.com
UnitedHealthcare/OptumRx Actives and
  Non-Medicare-Eligible Retirees:
  (866) 325-1179

Medicare-Eligible 
Retirees:
  (888) 556-6648
Actives and
  Non-Medicare-Eligible Retirees:
  www.optumrx.com

Medicare-Eligible 
Retirees:
  www.uhcretiree.com
CIGNA Dental Plan (DHMO) (800) 244-6224 www.cigna.com
CareFirst Dental Plan (866) 891-2802 www.carefirst.com
Delta Dental Plan
(Retirees only)
(800) 932-0783 www.deltadentalins.com
National Vision HMO
(for Kaiser enrollees only)
(800) 672-7723 www.e-nva.com
CareFirst Vision
(through Davis Vision)
(800) 783-5602 www.carefirst.com
or
www.davisvision.com
Basic Life and Accident Insurance (800) 638-6420 (then press 2) www.metlife.com
Voluntary Universal Life (NGP) (800) 344-9016  
Weekly Sickness and Accident and Disability Plan (301) 568-2294  
Long-Term Disability Plan
  • MetLife 
    (If your last day worked was before July 1, 2011)
  • The Hartford
    (If your last day worked was after June 30, 2011)
(800) 300-4296
(800) 752-9713
www.metlife.com
www.thehartfordatwork.com
Other Important Numbers    
ATU Local 689 (301) 568-6899 www.atulocal689.org
Transit Employees’ Retirement Plan* (202) 962-1076  
Dependent Care Assistance Program* (202) 962-1076  
METRO Medical Office (202) 636-7141  
METRO Payroll (202) 962-1640  

* These benefits are not provided through the Plan, but the contact information is provided for your convenience.

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What are the Plan Office’s hours?

The Health & Welfare Plan Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Our address is:
Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan
2701 Whitney Place, Suite 100
Forestville, Maryland 20747
Phone: 301-568-2294

Directions to the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office
The office of the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office is located just inside the beltway on the first floor of the ATU Local 689 union building in Forestville, MD. From the Beltway, take exit 11-B (Route 4, Pennsylvania Ave) toward Washington DC. The second traffic light is Donnell Drive. Turn right (north) on Donnell Drive. At the end of Donnell Drive, turn left onto Marlboro Pike. Immediately after turning onto Marlboro Pike, make a right onto Whitney Place. The union office building will be on the left and the Health & Welfare Plan Office is to the left of the main entrance.

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