Temporary policy changes related to COVID-19

Attention Members & Families: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has made temporary changes to their policies to help increase access to care for you  during this time of heightened concern about coronavirus disease (COVID-19). These temporary changes include:

  • Reimbursing participating primary care providers who treat patients over the phone
  • Reimbursing participating behavioral health providers who treat patients over the phone
  • Allowing members to fill prescriptions earlier than the standard 30 days
  • Covering the cost of the COVID-19 test without any copays, deductibles, or other cost-sharing for all members who meet testing guidelines set by the CDC

Welcome to the Benefit Funds Office

As a member of Local 57, you may be covered by a variety of benefit plans, including the Health & Welfare, Pension, Annuity and Legal Services Trust Funds.

The Funds Office administers benefits on behalf of union members pursuant to the terms of the Collective Bargained Agreement. We work closely with the Board of Trustees, legal councils and professional advisors to ensure that all employee benefits are managed in accordance with state and federal law. If you have any questions about the Trust Funds or your specific benefit package, please feel free to contact the Funds Office during normal business hours or by using the form below.

Sincerely,

Board of Trustees


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