In an effort to keep members and staff safe during the current landscape, only fully vaccinated members will be allowed inside the building. Members will be required to show a picture ID, as well as proof of their vaccination status, and must continue to wear a mask. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided to you. The Fund Office is open to members during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each weekday, excluding holidays.
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Due to Special Circumstances the Fund Office will close at 2:00 on Monday, December 5th

Due to Special Circumstances the Fund Office will close at 10:30 on Thursday, December 8th

In observance of the Christmas Holiday, the Fund Office will close at 1:30 on Friday, December 23rd; and, the Fund Office will be closed on Monday, December 26th.

In observance of the New Year Holiday, the Fund Office will close at 2:00 on Friday December 30th; and, the Fund Office will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2023.

Hearing

Quick Reference

Call the Fund Office: 800-922-3240 or 203-934-7991

Highlights

When you use the University of Connecticut Speech and Hearing Clinic, the Clinic will automatically submit your claim directly to the Fund Office. There are no claim forms for you to complete.

When you use an Aetna in-network audiologist, after the plan pays the initial $2,000, you will have to submit information to the Health Fund to be reimbursed at 80% for any charges in excess of the initial $2,000. Please see below for more information.

Hearing Evaluation

  • The plan pays 100% for one exam every three years, or more frequently if recommended by a University of Connecticut audiologist or an Aetna audiologist.
  • The evaluation includes a medical examination and custom earmolds.

Hearing Aids

Actives and Non-Medicare Retirees

UConn

  • The plan pays 100% of the first $2,000 for each appliance and 80% of the excess charges.

Connecticut Laborers’ Health Fund/Aetna In-Network Audiologists

  • The plan pays 100% of the first $2,000 for each hearing aid.
  • All charges in excess of the $2,000 per hearing aid have to be paid by you directly to the Aetna audiologist.
  • You must submit to the Fund Office an itemized statement from the Aetna audiologist that includes a description of the hearing aid, the cost, and the amount you paid to the audiologist. The Health Fund will reimburse you at 80% up to a maximum out-of-pocket (OOP) amount of $250 per hearing aid.

Medicare Retirees

UConn

  • The plan pays 100% of the first $2,000 for each appliance and 80% of the excess charges.

Connecticut Laborers’ Health Fund/Aetna In-Network Audiologists

  • All charges have to be paid by you directly to the Aetna audiologist.
  • You must submit to the Fund Office an itemized statement from the Aetna audiologist that includes a description of the hearing aid, the cost, and the amount you paid to the audiologist. The Health Fund will reimburse you at 80% up to a maximum out-of-pocket (OOP) amount of $250 per hearing aid.

Details

Schedule of Benefits, effective August 1, 2022
Schedule of Benefits January, 2023
Schedule of Benefits January 2023 – Spanish
Hearing Aid Options, effective June 1, 2022: Medicare Retirees
Hearing Aid Options, effective June 1, 2022: Actives and Non-Medicare Retirees