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Questions and Answers

Where can I find forms online?
How do I find a provider in my network?
Where do I call to pre-certify an in-patient
admission?
Where do I submit claims?
Who is my preferred provider for prescription
coverage?
How is the Fund managed or governed?
What is the Fund’s policy on the use and
disclosure of health information?
Where can I find information about Employers?

Where can I find forms online?

Click here to see the list of available forms in PDF
format.

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How do I find a provider in my network?

LOC 18D, 2D
MAGNACARE
1600 Stewart Ave., Suite 700
Westbury NY 11590

(888) 779-6465
www.magnacare.com

LOC 111D
HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
P.O. Box 1219
Newark, NJ 07101-1219

(800) 810-2583
www.bcbs.com

LOC 227, 38D
HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
P.O. Box 1219
Newark, NJ 07101-1219

(800) 810-2583
www.bcbs.com

Locals 8-GS, 151D and 186D
HEALTHSMART / ACCEL

P.O. Box 94807
Lubbock, TX 79493

(866) 511-4757
providerlookup.healthsmart.com/ufcw

LOC 32D
HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
P.O. Box 1219
Newark, NJ 07101-1219

(800) 810-2583
www.bcbs.com

LOC 791
HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
P.O. Box 1219
Newark, NJ 07101-1219

(800) 810-2583
www.bcbs.com

LOC 34D
CareFirst
P.O Box 10104
Fairfax, VA 22038-8004

(800) 458-8253
www.carefirst.com

LOC 10D, 13D, 227
HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
P.O. Box 1219
Newark, NJ 07101-1219

(800) 810-2583
www.bcbs.com

LOC 6
PREFERRED ONE
P.O. Box 1527
Minneapolis, MN 55440

(800) 451-9597
www.preferredone.com

LOC 335
PREFERRED ONE
P.O. Box 1527
Minneapolis, MN 55440

(800) 451-9597
www.preferredone.com

LOC 28D
HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
P.O. Box 1219
Newark, NJ 07101-1219

(800) 810-2583
www.bcbs.com

Gleason Industrial Products
HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
LOCAL 650C
LOCAL 1048C
LOCAL 496
LOCAL 15C
LOCAL 560С

Huhtamaki, Inc.
Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc. Texas Division
LOCAL 15C,
LOCAL 455
LOCAL 496
LOCAL 540
LOCAL 560C
LOCAL 650C
LOCAL 1048C
LOCAL 2008

HORIZON BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
P.O. Box 1219
Newark, NJ 07101-1219

(800) 810-2583
www.bcbs.com


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Where do I call to pre-certify an in-patient admission?

  • Members please refer to the number on the back your medical I.D. card
  • Pre-Certification or pre-approval of services is not a determination of
    eligibility, nor does it constitute acceptance of changes, or guarantee the
    accordance with the terms of the plan after services are performed and
    claims are filed.


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Where do I submit claims?

LOC 18D, 2D
MAGNACARE
P.O.Box 1001
Garden City, NY 11530

(888) 799-6465

LOC 6
PREFERRED ONE
P.O. Box 1527
Minneapolis, MN 55440

(800) 451-9597

LOC 8-GS, 151D, 186D
HealthSmart / Accel
P.O. Box 94807
Lubbock, TX 79493

(866) 511-4757

LOC 335
PREFERRED ONE
P.O. Box 1527
Minneapolis, MN 55440

(800) 451-9597

LOC 32D
Your local Blue Cross plan

LOC 10D, 13D, 227

Your local Blue Cross plan

LOC 111D
Your local Blue Cross plan

LOC 38D
Your local Blue Cross plan

LOC 791
Your local Blue Cross plan

Huhtamaki, Inc
JACOB STERN & SONS INC.
LOCAL 455
LOCAL 540
LOCAL 2008

Your local Blue Cross plan

Local 34D
CareFirst
P.O Box 10104
Fairfax, VA 22038-8004

(800) 458-8253

Gleason Industrial Products
LOCAL 650C
LOCAL 1048C
LOCAL 15C
LOCAL 496
LOCAL 560C

Your local Blue Cross plan

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Who is my preferred provider for prescription coverage?

EmpiRx- (877) 241-7123


 

How is the Fund managed or governed?

The Fund is managed by the Board of Trustees comprised of both labor and
management, following is a list of the Funds Trustees and Professionals:

GOVERNANCE OF THE PLAN
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

LABOR TRUSTEES

George J. Orlando, Chairman
Tom R. Ballard
James E. Blau
Frank J. Runey

MANAGEMENT TRUSTEES

Michelle Lewis
Danny K. Ma
John Pepe
Geraldine Senack


66 GRAND AVENUE
ENGLEWOOD, NJ 07631-3545


PLAN ADMINISTRATOR
MAURICE HODOS, CEBS

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANTS

LARRY MAGARIK, ESQ. – FUND COUNSEL
ATTORNEY AT LAW
80 EIGHTH AVENUE, SUITE 901
NEW YORK, NY 10011

NORMAN KUPFERSTEIN, M.D. – MEDICAL DIR.
UFCW NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND
66 GRAND AVENUE
ENGLEWOOD, NJ 07631

PETER NOVAK, C.P.A. – ACCOUNTANT
NOVAK FRANCELLA, LLP
TWO BALA PLAZA, SUITE 501
BALA CYNWYD, PA 19004

JOHN URBANK
VICE PRESIDENT/BENEFITS CONSULTANTS
THE SEGAL COMPANY
333 WEST 34TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10001-2402

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What is the Fund’s policy on the use and disclosure of health
information?
UFCW Privacy Policy (PDF)
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