These Teamster benefits can help you and your family cut the rising cost of health care.

TEAMStar Medicare Supplement Program

TEAMStar Retiree Health Plan is a supplemental Medicare insurance program designed to protect Teamster retirees, their spouses and their surviving spouses from skyrocketing out-of-pocket health care costs. Program advantages include:

  • Freedom to choose your own doctors and hospitals—no provider lists.
  • Automatic Claims Filing Plus—virtually eliminates paperwork.
  • Nationwide availability—available in all 50 states and District of Columbia.
  • Competitive group rates—not available to the general public.
To join, call 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET, 1-800-808-3239 or visit www.teamstar.com.

Who’s eligible?
All U.S. Teamster retirees, their spouses and surviving spouses who are enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B.

TEAMStar Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program

This is prescription drug coverage for Teamster retirees and their spouses who are enrolled in Medicare. Approximately 75% of the cost of this insurance is paid for by Medicare. The balance is paid for by the beneficiary in the form of a monthly plan premium. IBT retirees and spouses who are enrolled in Medicare can enjoy the following advantages.

  • Nationwide availability—available in all 50 states and District of Columbia.
  • Comprehensive drug coverage and pharmacy network—over 3,600 drug prescriptions available through over 60,000 pharmacies nationwide.
  • Coverage options—three plans to choose from.
  • Union Preferred Pharmacy Network and Pricing—certain Preferred Generics are priced very low during the Initial Coverage Phase at Union Preferred Pharmacies.
  • Competitive group rates not available to the general public.
To join, call 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., ET, 1-866-524-4173 or visit www.teamstar.com

Who’s eligible?
All U.S. Teamster retirees, their spouses and surviving spouses who are enrolled in Medicare.


TEAMStar Early Retiree Health Plan

This plan provides a limited benefit, basic hospital/surgical insurance coverage. Limited benefits include hospital and surgical expenses, physician charges, outpatient non-surgical charges, ambulance charges and an accidental death benefit. IBT retirees and their families, ages 0-64, who are not covered by a major medical plan are eligible for this coverage. Attractive plan features include:

  • Freedom to choose your own doctors and hospitals—no provider list.
  • Coverage options—two plans to choose from.
  • Competitive group rates not available to the general public.
To join, call 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., ET, 1-800-808-3239 or visit www.teamstar.com.

Who’s eligible?
All U.S. Teamster members, retirees, and their families, ages 0-64, who are not covered by a major medical plan. This program is not available to members living in Canada.





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