I pray that you continue to be well and safe.
When the office closure began on March 16, none of us anticipated that we would still be working from home at this time. Now, the summer is in full swing, and we are coming up on the Fourth of July at the end of this week. Please note that the Pension Boards will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day, reopening on Monday, July 6.
Although this is a short week for many, I do want to share with you two important information items.
We wish you and your loved ones a happy, healthy, and safe holiday.
Brian R. Bodager
Under the CARES Act, members who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 (as defined in the Act) are eligible to take hardship withdrawals from their retirement accounts. The following provisions apply for members of the Annuity Plan for the United Church of Christ:
Earlier this year, the Benefits Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Pension Boards selected Humana, Inc. as the UCC Medical Plan’s vendor partner to administer a new UCC Medicare Advantage Plan w/Rx, effective January 1, 2021. The new plan will replace the current UCC Medicare Supplement Plan w/Rx.
In the video presentation below our Health Plan Team discusses the new Plan, including new benefits that will be available, such as Silver Sneakers membership and coverage for illness during international travel. Also watch for more information by mail and email in the coming months.
Our full Member Services staff team is available as before to take your calls and answer any questions you may have. They may be reached at 1.800.642.6543 as well as on the online chat function on our website.