To ensure you receive the best benefit, check here to see if your provider is in network.
The Dental benefit pays 100% of preventative dental services. This includes two routine cleanings and two exams every calendar year. The Plan also pays 100% of restorative procedures up to a $1,000.00 per calendar year maximum. Dependents under age 19 do not have a maximum. Dental services are not subject to any deductible or coinsurance. Please refer to the Summary Plan Description for more details.
The Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #33 is a self-funded health plan that offers a comprehensive benefits program designed to protect you and your covered dependents. Whether you are beginning a new job, having a child or adopting one, getting married or divorced, battling an illness or disability, or looking forward to retirement, the Plan offers health care coverage designed to help meet your and your family’s needs.
HRA (Health Reimbursement Account):
The Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) will reimburse your eligible health care expenses, on a tax-free basis. An HRA is established once your dollar bank reaches the six-month capacity. Please refer to the Summary Plan Description for more details.
The Local 33 Pension is handled through the Fund Office. If you have questions or concerns regarding your Local Pension, please contact the Fund Office at 515-243-3246
The Member Portal allows you to access the following:
- Health plan eligibility
- Health plan deductible and out-of-pocket amounts for the past 3 years
- View Medical, Dental, Vision, and HRA claims processed; including payment details
- View work history
- View HRA balance (from deductible screen select HRA)
- Review retirement vesting status
For information regarding your National Pension please call 800-638-7442.
Using your prescription drug card (NPS Smart card) at retail pharmacies at the time of your prescription purchase ensures that you receive the lower negotiated rate for your prescription drugs. If you do not show your prescription drug card at the time of purchase, you will be responsible for the full cost of your prescription. Please refer to the Summary Plan Description for more details.
If a sickness or accident causes you temporary disablement, you may be entitled to the Weekly Income Benefit.
You are eligible for the Weekly income benefit when you are:
- Wholly and continuously disabled because of a non-work related injury or sickness;
- Unable to perform the duties of your occupation;
- Not engaged in any other occupation for wage or profit; and
- Under the care of a physician for the injury or sickness that caused the disability.
You can receive up to 26 weeks for any one period of disability.
There is a $150.00 annual benefit per person for routine vision care.
The Fund Office maintains all of the benefits for the Local 33 participants.
Health and Welfare Fund General Questions:
Fund Office Administrator
Privacy Officer, Security Officer
Health & Welfare and Local Pension Fund