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Health Savings Overview

Battling rising health care costs? Union Plus programs can help you save at participating health providers in your area. Simply choose a Union Plus Discount program below:
 

NOTE: These plans are not insurance and do not replace insurance.

Start saving on your out-of-pocket health costs

Phone: Call 1-877-570-4845 (M-F, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm ET).

Please have the birthdates of any family members you plan to sign-up.

Online: Complete the online membership form on the Careington site to join:

Dental Discounts Program

Prescription Discount Card

Vision Discounts Program (no online sign up option, call 1-877-570-4845)

Check participating providers in your area.

If you've used this benefit, would you recommend it?

How does it work?

  1. Join one of the following Union Plus Health Savings programs.
  2. After you join a program, you'll receive a Union Plus Health Savings card.
  3. Search for a provider in your area and make an appointment.
  4. Show your Union Plus Health Savings discount card at your doctor's appointment or pharmacy.
  5. Receive instant savings with the Union Plus Health Savings reduced fees.

Which program is right for you? Call the Union Plus Health Savings provider, Careington at 1-877-570-4845 (M-F, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm ET).

Disclosures:

THIS PLAN IS NOT INSURANCE. THIS IS NOT A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN.*
This plan does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00. The plan provides discounts at certain health care providers for medical services. The range of discounts will vary depending on the type of provider and service. The plan does not make payments directly to the providers of medical services. Plan members are obligated to pay for all health care services but will receive a discount from those health care providers who have contracted with the discount medical plan organization. You may access a list of participating health care providers at www.UnionPlus.org/HealthSavings. Upon request the plan will make available a written list of participating health care providers. You have the right to cancel within the first 30 days after receipt of membership materials and receive a full refund, less a nominal processing fee (nominal fee for MD residents is $5). Discount Medical Plan Organization and administrator: Careington International Corporation, 7400 Gaylord Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034; phone 800-441-0380.

The program and its administrators have no liability for providing or guaranteeing service by providers or the quality of service rendered by providers. This program is not available in Montana and Vermont. This plan is not currently available in Washington. *Medicare statement applies to MD residents when pharmacy discounts are part of program.
 

See the tabs below for details. Prescription Card Vision Discount Program Dental Discount Program  
  No Cost $14.95/year per family $69.95/year per family  
Prescription Drugs X X X  
Vision Care   X X  
Dental Care     X  
Medical & Diabetic Supplies   X X  
Foot & Ankle Care   X X  
Hearing Care   X X  
Nurse Hotline     X  
      X  
         

 

Vision Care
Features

  Typical included services Providers

Prescription Drugs

Save an average of 20% off brand name drugs
40% off generic drugs
Brand name and generic drugs of all types 55,000 pharmacies nationwide including participating Rite Aid and Safeway stores.
Search for participating pharmacies in your area.
Or get even greater savings when you choose to have convenient, money-saving mail-order prescriptions delivered right to your door.

Vision Care

Save 20% to 40% off the retail price of eyewear.
  • Eye exams,
  • frames,
  • glasses,
  • contact lenses,
  • progressive lenses and
  • upgrades such as UV and scratch resistant coatings.
Over 50,000 providers nationwide, including:
  • independent optometrists,
  • opthalmologists,
  • opticians and
  • leading optical retailers.
Search for a participating vision provider in your area.

Medical & Diabetic Supplies

Save 20% to 40% off retail prices on disposable medical supplies

Save 20% to 30% on durable medical supplies
Disposable medical supplies, including diabetic needles, syringes, test strips and more.

Durable diabetic supplies and other durable medical equipment
Established mail-order program

Orders can be made via phone or mail and are conveniently delivered to your door.

Foot & Ankle Care

Save 20% to 50% off the normal charges for foot and ankle care services
  • Treatment for heel pain, bunions,
  • hammertoes,
  • ingrown toenails,
  • diabetes,
  • arch pain,
  • arthritis and
  • other foot and ankle problems
3,500 podiatrists nationwide

Search for a participating foot care provider in your area.

Hearing Care

Save on hearing evaluations and exams.

Save 20-25% on all hearing aids at any HearPO provider
  • Hearing evaluations and exams
  • hearing tests
  • hearing aids
More than 2,700 locations nationwide.

Search for a participating hearing care provider in your area.

Nurse Hotline

Receive health care advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling a toll-free number Receive health care advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Access to a large library of pre-recorded health information topics
24-hour assistance from a licensed registered nurse.

Dental Care
Features

Example of discounts Typical included services Providers
Save 20% to 50% off the standard charges on most dental procedures
  • Annual exams,
  • cleanings,
  • fillings, X-rays,
  • root canals,
  • extractions,
  • crowns
  • bridges,
  • and orthodontics (braces).
Over 111,000 participating dental providers

Search for a participating dental care provider in your area.

Eligibility

The program is for United States residents and is not available in Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, or Canada.

The Vision and Dental Health Savings programs are not available in Montana and Vermont. The Prescription Card program is not available in New Hampshire.

Who is eligible?

  • Dues-paying labor union members of participating unions
  • Retired union members
  • Widows/widowers of union members
  • Spouse, domestic partners, and children may be included
  • Union Plus credit cardholders

 

Customer Service

We realize that sometimes you may need help with a concern about using a Union Plus program. The Union Plus Member Advocacy Program, staffed by OPEIU Local 2 members, is here to help you resolve any problems. Contact us at 1-800-472-2005 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET, weekdays) or online at UnionPlus.org/Customer.

NOTE: If you have questions about the new Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance program (NOT a Union Plus program), you should contact www.medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

 

Disclosures:

THIS PLAN IS NOT INSURANCE. THIS IS NOT A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN.*
This plan does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00. The plan provides discounts at certain health care providers for medical services. The range of discounts will vary depending on the type of provider and service. The plan does not make payments directly to the providers of medical services. Plan members are obligated to pay for all health care services but will receive a discount from those health care providers who have contracted with the discount medical plan organization. You may access a list of participating health care providers at www.UnionPlus.org/HealthSavings. Upon request the plan will make available a written list of participating health care providers. You have the right to cancel within the first 30 days after receipt of membership materials and receive a full refund, less a nominal processing fee (nominal fee for MD residents is $5). Discount Medical Plan Organization and administrator: Careington International Corporation, 7400 Gaylord Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034; phone 800-441-0380.

The program and its administrators have no liability for providing or guaranteeing service by providers or the quality of service rendered by providers. This program is not available in Montana and Vermont. *Medicare statement applies to MD residents when pharmacy discounts are part of program.  The Vision Discounts, Dental Discounts and Physician & Hospital Discounts programs are not available in Montana and Vermont.
 


Member Comments

On 04/22/14 Tom said:

We've been in the Vision Discount program for 3 full years now, and keep renewing. The cost of frames and contacts alone far exceeds what we pay for the coverage.

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