Healthcare  VEBA Information Changes for current Retirees
August 2, 2017

Changes to the April 9, 2017 information listed below:

Administrative Committee 2017 Meeting Dates;
April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 13 and Dec 11

Full Board of Trustees Meeting 2017 Meeting Dates; April 24, May 15, June 19, July 24, Aug 28, Sept 25, Oct 23, Nov 27 and Dec 18

All Meetings Start at 9:30AM at the Officers of Automated Benefit Services (ABS) located at 8220 Irving Street Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Effective the meeting of August 14th 2017, all future meeting will be held at the Officers of RDPFFA located at;
2525 E 14 Mile Road Sterling Heights, MI 48310

(Note the meeting of August 14, 2017 will include a Full Board Meeting)

Healthcare  VEBA Information for current Retirees

April 9, 2017

Following is information relating to;
Police & Fire VEBA, those that Retired prior to January 1, 2015, for additional information including Plan Documents, and to verify the following information, please refer to the Detroit Police & Fire Retiree Health Care Web-Site (link attached)

The VEBA Trustees currently hold their meeting at the Offices of the Third Party Administrator (ABS)
At 8220 Irving Sterling Heights, MI 48312 800-645-9978, meeting are subject to Michigan Open Meetings Act, and all meetings start at 9:30AM
Current Meeting Schedule; (Meetings Dates and Times are subject to change, with required notice)
2017 Currently Scheduled, Admin Committee; April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 13, and Dec 11
2017 Currently Scheduled, Full VEBA Board of Trustees Meeting; April 24, May 15, June 19, July 24, Aug 28, Sept 25, Oct 23, Nov 27 and Dec 18

2017 Current benefit levels;
If Medicare Eligible; Retiree and Spouse
Offered option of AETNA PPO at your cost of $23.76 Single or $47.52 2-person
Offered option HAP at your cost $40.55 single or $81.10 2-person
Opt out of offered coverage to purchase; own monthly HRA $85.00 for Retiree and eligible spouse

Non-Medicare Eligible Opt-Out (Pre -65)
Retiree and Eligible spouse monthly HRA $120.00

Over 65 Non Medicare Eligible
Retiree and eligible spouse monthly HRA $295.00

Non Medicare eligible Duty Disabled Retiree
Retiree $395 monthly HRA
Dental and Vision Plans
Delta Dental HP Plan your cost $35.77 1-Person, $70.82 2-Person $119.07 Family
Delta Dental LP Plan your cost $29.76 1-Person, $56.04 2-Person, $96.76 Family

VSP Vision your cost $13.50 1-person, 2-Person or Family

Important Web-site and Phone Numbers;

Detroit Police & Fire Retiree Health Care Site

Delta Dental 800-524-0149

VSP Vision 800-877-7195

AETNA 888-267-2637

HAP 800-801-1770

Automated Benefit Services (ABS) Plan Administrator 800-645-9978

VEBA Information Retirees, Retired on and after January 1, 2015
(Retirees only Eligible)

Benefits are negotiated by the Active Unions and are available to retirees until they qualify for Medicare. Under this VEBA the Benefits do not expire each year, the Benefits roll over each year.

The Benefits are Administered by Automated Benefit Services (ABS) 800-225-9674
The Board of Trustees is the COPS Trust and meetings are held quarterly at 667 E Big Beaver, meetings are not subject to the Open Meetings Act. Next meeting April 10, 2017 at 10AM

Current Level of Benefits;
Retired DPOA Members Monthly HRA $80.00
Retired LSA Members Monthly HRA $80.00
Retired COA Members Monthly HRA $65.00
Retired DFFA Members Monthly HRA $175.00

Detroit Retired Fire Fighters Association Members that are on a Catastrophic Duty Disability, they are Totally and permanently Disabled (Refer to DFFA Master Labor Agreement for details) are eligible for additional $900.00 per month.

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