United Food and Commercial Workers
Tri-State Health and Welfare Fund
WELLNESS: the quality or state of being in good health especially as an activity sought goal.
For participants with Personal Choice benefit coverage provided by Independence Blue Cross (IBC), there are many wellness options available to you that can help you take steps to improve or maintain your health. These programs include:
Healthy Lifestyles Solutions Programs
These programs offer Education and encourage healthy behavior through active participation and include reimbursement of up to $150 for approved fitness, weight management (including Weight Watchers), and smoking cessation programs. Nutrition counseling is also available and includes up to 6 visits, annually, at no cost.
Health Management Programs
These programs include Health Coaches, the Connections Health Management Program, and Case Management and provide information and support to encourage you to take an active role in your care.
WebMD Health Tools
This service provides access to the tools needed to get started and to reach your personal health goals. Create a Personal Health Record to keep track of your medical history and information, such as blood pressure, cholesterol, and dates of past doctor’s appointments.
As an added bonus, the Tri-State Health & Welfare Fund provides reimbursement enhancements ($50) for the successful completion of a weight management program. In addition, the Fund offers an annual reimbursement of $50 for acupuncture, massage therapy, and nutritional supplements (oral vitamins and herbs).
Log on to ibxpress.com to access complete information on wellness programs.
For more information about these programs, please call the Fund office at:
1-800-228-7484, prompt # 5.