PIPELINE INDUSTRY BENEFIT FUND MEDICAL PLAN POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION In Accordance with Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act DISCRIMINATION IS AGAINST THE LAW The Pipeline Industry Benefit Fund Medical Plan complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Pipeline […]
The PIBF staff receives numerous calls from plan participants who are having difficulty enrolling in Medicare Part B without a penalty. Generally, an individual 65 years of age or older who loses group coverage has eight months from the last date of employment to purchase Medicare Part B to avoid a penalty. (COBRA is not […]
The IRS 1095-B form was mailed out to all members on 02/03/2016.
PIBF received an alert from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois on Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 at 2:30 PM regarding information about the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Incident. After carefully reviewing the information and verifying it’s legitimacy, we have now made the information publicly available on our website. Any questions or concerns regarding this incident should be directed […]