Open Enrollment

OPEN ENROLLMENT: OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 12, 2021

The time for the Local 689 Union members to change medical and dental plans, and enroll in or increase supplemental life insurance is approaching. You will receive an enrollment guide, which includes the new rates and summary of benefits and coverage books around October 25, 2021. You can see the guide and other important enrollment forms and documents below and in the "2020 Open Enrollment" folder on the Forms and Documents page.

During COVID-19, to ensure the safety of our members and staff, the Transit Employees' Health and Welfare office is open, but office space is limited to four visitors at any given time. Upon arrival, text "Eztehwfund" to (240) 202-4334 for assistance.

We can also be reached by phone at (301) 568-2294, by email at info@tehw.org, and by fax at (301) 568-7302.

 

VIRTUAL ENROLLLMENT FAIRS

This year, we are holding virtual enrollment fairs. Join these informational sessions to learn more about your benefits, ask the vendors questions, and win RAFFLES!

The fairs are being held on Saturday, October 23 at 11:00 am, and Tuesday, November 9 at 7:00 pm.

To register for the fairs, click on one of the links below:

 

WMATA’s FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD: OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 10, 2021

During this period, Local 689 members can set up a flexible spending account for 2022.

There are three ways to enroll:

  1. Visit www.wageworks.com
  2. Call 877-924-3967
  3. Complete the FSA enrollment form and email it to: HCTR_Benefit_Inquiries@wmata.com

Check out the FAQ’s and flyer for more information.

Please note: FSA forms should not be submitted to TEHW. Please use this email to submit your FSA form: HCTR_Benefit_Inquiries@wmata.com

 

IMPORTANT ENROLLMENT DOCUMENTS AND FORMS

General

2022 Virtual Enrollment Fairs

2022 Open Enrollment Guide

2022 Universal Opt-Out Form

2022 Spousal Credit Form

2022 MetLife Beneficiary Form

2022 Key Contacts for Claims and Services

Actives

2022 Active Contribution Rates

2022 Active Enrollment Form

2022 Affidavit of Domestic Partner Form

2022 MetLife Enrollment/Change Form

  • Reminder: Send completed forms directly to MetLife

2022 MetLife Supplemental Life Highlights

2022 National Group Protection Benefits

2022 FSA Election Form

2022 FSA FAQs

2022 FSA Flyer

Wellness Program Reminder: Stretch and Balance Classes

Retirees

2022 Retiree Contribution Rates

2022 Retiree Enrollment Form

2022 CareFirst BCBS Medicare Advantage Enrollment Application

  • If the retiree and spouse are over 65, then a separate enrollment form is required

CareFirst BCBS MAPD FAQs

CareFirst BCBS MAPD PPO Benefits Guide

2022 Kaiser Medicare Advantage Enrollment Application

  • Services are available in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia Only
  • If the retiree and spouse are Over 65, then a separate enrollment form is required

Kaiser MAPD Benefits Summary

Kaiser MAPD Added Features

 

NEED MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OPEN ENROLLMENT?

Please watch for additional information in the mail. It will contain important
information about how to make changes online, so do not lose or misplace the
letter.

See the "Open Enrollment" section on the Forms and Documents page for Enrollment Forms and more information.

 

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FAQs

How can I use my medical coverage outside the United States?

In some cases, your medical coverage can be used for medical care outside of the United States. It is best to contact your medical plan and your prescription plan well in advance of your scheduled travel.

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