For Active Employees

How can I find out what doctors and dentists are in the PPO networks?

The Administrative Office can provide you with copies of the most recent provider directories free of charge. You can also visit the websites shown in the Resources section.
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General Overview

The Los Angeles Machinist Benefit Trust offers
a comprehensive benefits package to you and
your covered dependents.

Below is a chart that gives you a General
Overview of Possible Benefits.

For more detailed information regarding
the benefit that is of interest to you, click on
the link provided at the left.




Benefit Available To Description

Medical

You and your eligible dependents

Choice of plans:

  • Blue Shield of California Plans
  • Kaiser Permanente Plans

Prescription Drug

You and your eligible dependents

Walk-in pharmacy and mail order service.

If you enroll in an HMO, your prescription drug benefits will be provided under the HMO.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

You and your eligible dependents

Referrals for help with personal problems.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment

You and your eligible dependents

Mental health care and substance abuse rehabilitation.

 

Dental

You and your eligible dependents

Choice of plans:

  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna DHMO

Vision

You and your eligible dependents—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*

Exams, lenses, and frames at specified intervals.

Weekly Disability

You—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*

Depending on the Collective Bargaining Agreement, either $85 per week or 35 percent of your basic weekly salary for up to 26 weeks per period of disability.

Employee Life Insurance

You—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*

Pays the amount negotiated for you to your beneficiary in the event of your death. Also has an accelerated payment feature for terminal illness.

Dependent Life Insurance

Your eligible dependents—if this benefit has been negotiated as part of your benefits*

Pays $1,000 to you in the event your spouse or dependent child dies (or $100, if the child is less than 6 months old).

Employee Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

You—if life insurance benefits have been negotiated for you*

Pays a benefit to your beneficiary in the event of your death from an accident. Pays a benefit to you if you lose use of a body part (foot, hand, eye) in an accident.

*If you are a non-bargaining unit employee, the benefits negotiated for the bargaining unit employees of your employer are also available to you.