Medical Emergencies call 911 for immediate medical attention. If you are unsure if the situation requires an emergency room visit you can call the Kaiser Medical Advice (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week) at 800-677-1112. Your primary care physician should always be called for Medical advice or immediately possible after any emergency care in order to get available insurance coverage. Your Health Care Benefits are through Kaiser Permanente. The service number for appointments is 301-468-6000.
Toll Free Number for Service and appointments with Kaiser Permanente: is 800-777-7902. Special Problems Call: 877-749-8046. Website: www.kaiserpermanente.org.
Our Health Fund Administrator is Carday Associates, 7130 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite A, Columbia, MD 21046. For all non-medical issues, adding a dependant, new cards, problems with getting an appointment from Kaiser, retiring, or billing problems call 410-872-9500. Call the Union Office at 301-699-1202 if you would like help with administrative issues.
Your Dental Coverage is through either Group Dental Services or Indemnity with our Plan. If you are in Group Dental you must use a Group Dental Dentist. Call the Union Office for a listing of Dentists or Group Dental at 240-283-3650. If you are in the Indemnity Plan you can use any dentist but you must mail your itemized receipt of Dental Payment from your Dentist to Carday Associates in order to be reimbursed for your coverage amount. If you want to find out before a dental procedure how much coverage you have consult your plan document or call Carday Associates at 410-872-9500.
Do not wait for a Dental Emergency to be set up with a Dentist! If you do not know which Dental Plan you are in call the administrator, Carday Associates. After you know which plan make an appointment with a Dentist for each member of your family so that when a Dental Emergency happens you have a Dentist to contact. It can be difficult to find a Dentist at the last moment. Get familar with which services have insurance coverage and how much! Our Dental Plans do not have Cards, never try to use your Medical Card for Dental Services. If you are unsure about using your Dental options call the Union Office.
Your Vision Coverage is only available with all Local 72-C Medical Plans through Kaiser Permanente. You must call Kaiser to use your Vision Benefits!
The number to call for appointments for Vision Care is the one on the back of your Kaiser Card with all plans. If you or any member of your family needs a Medical Card call the Union Office at 301-699-1202.
Prescription Coverage is through Kaiser Permanente. You have several options for picking up your prescriptions at Kaiser facilities or participating community pharmacies in your area or through mail order. You should find out the best option for your personal needs. Kaiser has a number for questions at 301-468-6000, go to #3 to get a service representative to speak to. They also have a Toll Free Number at 800-777-7902.
Pension Benefits: Call the Union Office to find out which number is the correct one for your plan if you are unsure!
Local 72-C, Industry Pension Fund Administrator is Carday Associates: 410-872-9500, Contact for Local 72-C is Lynn Noonan, 7130 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite A, Columbia, MD 21046, Fax:410-872-0819.
Graphic Arts Industry Joint Pension Trust: 202-466-2507, Administrator: Angela Dilks,Fax 202-530-1210 e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Local 72-C 401K Fund: 703-893-7322, Administrator: Retirement Planners located at 7639 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043. Our contact person is Mark Witkowski at extension 222. Fax:703-893-7325
For Short Term Dissability: Call the Union Office for forms. Our Administrator is Mutual of Omaha.
Any Beneficiary Changes go through the Union Office. Please remember; that you carry three Life Insurance Policies in most cases while you are a working, active member, you will need to fill out all three forms, to change your beneficiaries. Retired Members should call the Union Office and Administrators to find out if they carry any insurances into retirement and if those Beneficiaries are up-to-date.