TECU Members’ Health Plan

TECU Members' Health Plan Upgraded

Enjoy the benefits of the Upgraded TECU Members’ Health Plan with up to $750,000 in major medical benefits.   

You must be a TECU member to access the benefits. Become a TECU member today and apply to the TECU Members’ Health Plan. Select the plan coverage that best suits your needs and the needs of your family. 

Actives (Age 64 and Under) 

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Premiums

Premium RatesDivision 1 ($250,000)Division 2 ($400,000)Division 3 ($750,000)
Member only$230.00$372.00$490.00
Member + 1$414.00$669.00$882.00
Member + Family$644.00$1,041.00$1,372.00

Select detailed brochure on coverage options below:

Click here for coverage options for Actives – Division 1. 

Click here for coverage options for Actives – Division 2. 

Click here for coverage options for Actives – Division 3. 

Retirees (Age 65 and Over)

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Premiums

Premium Rates

Division 4

$250,000

Division 5

 $400,000

Member only $474.00 $608.00
Member + 1 dependent $853.00 $1,094.00
Member + Family $1,327.00 $1,701.00

Select detailed brochure on coverage options below:

Click here for coverage options for Retirees – Division 4. 

Click here for coverage options for Retirees – Division 5. 

**Coverage for Actives is renewable every three (3) years. Coverage for Retirees is renewable every five (5) years.

Interested in signing up for the TECU Members’ Health Plan?

If you are interested in joining the TECU Members’ Health Plan or need more information please contact the Health Plan team at 800-TECU (8328) ext. 2376/ 2377 or email,  healthplan@tecutt.com.

TECU Members' Health Plan FAQs

Coverage will vary based on the selected division; however, coverage options include:

  • Medical
  • Maternity
  • Major Surgeries
  • General Practitioners and Specialists Visits
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Preventative Care
  • Chemotherapy & Radiotherapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dental
  • Vision

 

COST SAVING INITIATIVES

Guardian Life will cover 95% of the cost of approved Generic drugs. Additionally insureds who are on repeat prescriptions or major treatment have the option to order and purchase chronic and high value drugs through pharmaceutical distributors which is usually at a lower cost than the pharmacies.

COLOMBIA HOSPITAL NETWORK

Guardian Life of the Caribbean, in partnership with Coomeva Medicina Prepagada, offer an exclusive hospital network in Colombia as an affordable option for overseas medical treatment  from highly qualified Physicians  (no Visa requirements).

HEALTH CARD DISCOUNT

Your Health card allows you to qualify for discounts available at Guardian General on one of the following policies:

  • Private Motor Insureds purchasing a fully Comprehensive policy or renewing (including Private use pickups) will enjoy a 20% discount.
  • Private Dwellings and General contents policyholders will receive a 10% discount on new policies only.

PINK HIBISCUS

Guardian Life has finalized an arrangement with Pink Hibiscus Breast Health Specialists whereby all eligible Plan members over age 40 would be able to receive a Preventative Care Screening Package for just $100.00 including:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Clinical Physical Examination
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Mammogram

DALIAN MEDICAL EMERGENCY SERVICES 

Dalian’s highly trained professional team assists you in times of medical trauma. Services include:

  • A Listing of All Hospitals, and other Medical Clinics, applicable
  • Ambulance Contact numbers
  • Your Distinctive QR Code (also  available to dependents)
  • 24/7/365 Hotline numbers
  • Guaranteed Access via Approved Listings
  • Minimal Deposits for both Outpatient & Inpatient Care
  • Minimal Paperwork re : – Claims Processing
  • Case Management
  • Discounting

For any queries, and or clarification, please call Dalian’s Hotline at 868-338-2070

 

ARAGON AGENCY 

In the event of a medical emergency during your travel, you are required to contact Aragon Agency using the following:
 

FOR EMERGENCY OVERSEAS TREATMENT

Contact: Aragon Agency for Guardian Life of the Caribbean Ltd

Phone: 305-443-2700 / 305-443-4200

Fax 305-443-2800

 
The above contact information is also available on your health e-card.
 
Aragon Agency will assist you with any medical emergencies outside of the Caribbean, arranging seamless admission using one of our Providers/Facility within our extensive Overseas Provider Network. 
 
The network in the US has over 300 providers, and through the Axa Group we have access to over 40,000 International medical providers in approximately 200 countries. They also provide a wide range of services from interactive medical management to cost control.
 
A gentle reminder, Guardian Life of the Caribbean Ltd should be notified of all medical emergencies within two (2) business days.

ACCESSING YOUR ELECTRONIC ID CARD
To request your electronic ID card, register with Guardian via the Easi Connect portal.

 

 

USING YOUR ELECTRONIC ID CARD

Each insured person is issued an electronic ID card with a unique QR code.

 

Persons are invited to scan their card at any organization that is a  provider network.

 

 

Once the card has been presented with a valid photo ID, the service provider will advise you on what portion of the claim the insurer will cover and how much you will need to pay. You will also obtain a statement, showing a breakdown of how the claim has been processed.

 

 

USING YOUR ELECTRONIC ID CARD FOR REFERRALS TO A SPECIALIST
Based on how the provider enters the code on the system, claims can be distinguished as having been based on a referral.

SUBMITTING YOUR CLAIM

Claims can be scanned and submitted via email to healthplan@tecutt.com for processing. It will take approximately 10 working days to process a claim.

 

 

SUBMITTING AT OUT OF NETWORK PROVIDERS

Outside of the network, a physical claim form will need to be completed  and submitted for processing along with associated receipts to our Health Plan Department, via healthplan@tecutt.com

 

 

SUBMITTING FOLLOWING REFERRAL
Based on how the provider enters the code on the system, claims can be distinguished as having been based on a referral.

 

SUBMITTING WHILE TRAVELING ABROAD

If travelling and there is an emergency, you can complete the claim documents and submit one of two ways, (1) to the Arragon Agency, the information is available on the back of your E Card. Alternatively, we can forward this information to you. (2) or kindly email us all the documents via healthplan@tecutt.com

 

SENDING A CLAIM TO YOUR SECONDARY INSURER

Once the claim information for the Secondary insurer is noted on the submitted claim form, the Primary insurer is responsible for sending the claim to the secondary provider.

 

After having completed the claim process, an explanation of benefits (EOB) statement is generated and given to you, showing how the claim was processed. With this statement, complete the claim form for the secondary insurer and attach the receipt for the difference in payment, and any additional information relevant to the claim and forward a copy either via email or physical submission to the Plan administration or insurer. This will be based on the secondary insurer submission policy.

 

We also advise members to keep a copy of the claim with their explanation of benefits (EOB) statement to follow up on the payment process.

MULTIPLE HEALTH PLAN INSURERS

Persons can have more than one Insurers even if they are with the same insurance company.

 

PRIMARY OR SECONDARY HEALTH PLAN INSURER

Order of coverage will be based on the effective date of the plan.

 

SENDING A CLAIM TO YOUR SECONDARY INSURER

Once the claim information for the Secondary insurer is noted on the submitted claim form, the Primary insurer is responsible for sending the claim to the secondary provider.

After having completed the claim process, an explanation of benefits (EOB) statement is generated and given to you, showing how the claim was processed. With this statement, complete the claim form for the secondary insurer and attach the receipt for the difference in payment, and any additional information relevant to the claim and forward a copy either via email or physical submission to the Plan administration or insurer. This will be based on the secondary insurer submission policy.

We also advise members to keep a copy of the claim with their explanation of benefits (EOB) statement to follow up on the payment process.