Open Enrollment: The Trust will hold an Open Enrollment for personal interviews and information on Wednesday, June 6, 3-5 pm at the NYSUT Conference Center, 201 Stockade Drive, Kingston, NY 12401. Members who wish to change their medical provider or to enroll in Medical or Dental coverage must do so during Open Enrollment in June and complete their submissions to the Trust Office by June 30, 2018.
*Failure to timely report changes could result in fraud, especially if claims were collected that were not to be allowed or due*
The Trustees of the Kingston Trust Fund have approved the 2nd half semi-annual payment of the retiree dental premium for 2017-18. As a result, enrolled Retiree Dental members will not receive a premium notice until June 2018 when the new 1st half semi-annual premium for 2018-19 will be mailed. Vouchers have been mailed and are due to the Trust Office by June 30, 2018.
CanaRx: PATIENT IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENT
Canadian pharmacies are now required to have a photo ID on file prior to dispensing prescriptions. CanaRx will be contacting all Trust members who have existing prescriptions with them to ensure there is no interruption with any orders. To satisfy the requirement, a copy of your driver's license should suffice:
1. Use your cell phone to take a picture of your driver's license.
2. Email it to: ID@CanaRx.com. Note the group--Kingston Trust Fund.
If you don't have a smart phone, ask a friend to take the pix and to email it for you.
Out of Area forms for students are no longer needed, but a copy of the students college registration and schedule needs to be submitted to the Trust Office each semester.
Trust Fund ID Cards contain all of your benefits on one card. Please destroy your old NHAI cards. In presenting your card,Please State: "I have the Kingston Trust Plan administered through MagnaCare with the MagnaCare PPO Network and the existing KTF Network, formerly NHAI." Families received two (2) cards, each in the member's name. Individuals received one (1) card. Customized cards for spouse and dependents have been printed and mailed. Show your new cards to your provider, lab, dentist, and pharmacy. Some providers are not set up to accept MagnaCare and if they think that's the only PPO Network you have, the computer will reject it. Further, if they don't accept MagnaCare, but were an existing provider in the NHAI Network or want to join the KTF Network, please have them contact the Trust at: 844-KTF-FUND. *DO NOT CALL MagnaCare or NHAI.*
PPO Providers: You have access to the KTF Network (formerly NHAI) and the additional MagnaCare Network. and MultiPlan when outside of the 75 mile radius of Kingston or when MagnaCare or a KTF Network provider is not available.