Your Health Benefits in a Nutshell

What does your Health Benefit plan include?

Members of the U.A. Local 71 Health and WelfarePlan have coverage for the following benefits:

  • Life insurance (members only)
  • Accidental death and dismemberment (members only)
  • Dependent life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Prescription drugs
  • Vision care
  • Paramedical practitioners
  • Orthopaedic shoes
  • Private duty nursing
  • Hearing aids
  • Dental expenses
  • Health Spending Account

Please refer to your Benefit Booklet for further details.

Forms & documents

These forms are for submitting paper claims, applying for disability benefits, changing your banking information, updating an address, adding/changing a dependent, and assigning a beneficiary for your life insurance, among others.

You can submit your forms via email or fax, but they must have a wet (ink) signature to be processed. Electronic or digital signatures are not accepted at this time.

Accessing your benefits

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As a member of the U.A. Local 71 Health and Welfare and Pension Plans, you will be able to access your benefits by submitting claims for medical expenses incurred.

You will be able to submit health claims electronically by logging into the Ellement App; however, some providers have the option to direct bill.

Member Portal
Update your contact information and banking details, check your eligibility for health benefits coverage, and review your hours reported by contributing employers.
Launching in Spring 2024
Ellement App
Use the Ellement App to learn about your health coverage and submit and review the status of your claims.