Supplemental Benefits Enrollment

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

Supplemental Benefits Enrollment Schedule

 Location 

 Enrollment Dates 

 Western Bus 

 October 29—November 2 

 Bladensburg 

 October 29—November 2 

 Carmen Turner  

 October 29--30 

 Four Mile Run 

 October 29—30  

 West Falls Church Yard 

 October 31—November 2 

 West Ox  

 October 31—November 2 

 Prince George Plaza 

 November 5 

 Alexandria Yard/Telegraph Rd 

 November 5--9 

 Northern Bus Facility  

 November 5--7 

 Montgomery Bus 

 November 5--7 

 L’Enfant Plaza  

 November 6 

 Glenmont  

 November 5--6 

 Greenbelt 

 November 7--9 

 Brentwood 

 November 7--9 

 New Carrolton 

 November 8--9 

 Shady Grove  

 November 8--9 

 Southern Bus 

 November 12--13 

 Shepherd Parkway 

 November 14—16  

 

Please call NGP with any enrollment questions.

National Group Protection (NGP)

1445 Greenbrier Place | Charlottesville, VA 22901 | (800) 344-9016

Please call NGP with any enrollment questions: (800) 344-9016.

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How does the Spousal Credit work?

The 2012 collective bargaining agreement permits employees to receive a credit of up to $1,200 if their spouse opts out of the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan’s health insurance program. It can only be used as a credit against medical and dental benefit expenses incurred as a Participant in the Plan. You must elect the spousal credit option each year.

Up to $100 per month will be applied to reduce the cost of your medical and dental insurance. It cannot be applied to reduce the cost of any supplemental life insurance you may have elected or of any other voluntary benefit.

Example

Your plan requires a monthly contribution of $80 toward single coverage and $208 toward family coverage. Here is how the credit will work:

  • For a family with only employee and spouse coverage, the spousal credit would change your plan from family to single (from $208 to $80) and the credit would further reduce the monthly contribution for single coverage ($80) to zero.
  • For a family with employee, spouse and children coverage, the spousal credit would not change your family plan coverage ($208), but it would reduce the $208 amount you pay to $108 (the maximum credit of $100 per month).

This credit is available to employees and retirees, but cannot be combined with the employee opt-out payment. This credit is available only if the employee or retiree remains covered in the Transit Employees Health and Welfare program.

You can only elect the spousal credit option during the annual open enrollment period, usually in November of each year. It will be effective for your premiums for the following January 1st. Download the Spousal Credit form here.

If you have more questions, please contact the Health and Welfare Plan Office.

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