Postdoc Annual Notice
Below you'll find important documents regarding plan benefits provided by the UAW/UMass Health & Welfare Trust Fund. Please review the following documents carefully and retain them for future reference.
Summary of Material Modifications for the Plan (describing certain changes to the plan benefits)
Summary Plan Description
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Policy
Trust Fund Financial Report
Information about your COBRA Rights
Note: These documents only pertain to your benefits through the Trust Fund, and not to your health plan provided by UMass.
2023-24 Summary of Material Modifications
2023-24 Summary Plan Description (PHWP)
Click here for the booklet that serves as both a Summary Plan Description and Plan Document for those employed by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and participating in the plans provided by UAW/UMass Health & Welfare Trust Fund. The plans administered by the UAW/UMass Health & Welfare Trust Fund are the GEO Unit Health & Welfare Plan (the “GHWP”) and the Post-Doctoral Unit Health & Welfare Plan (the “PHWP”). For a paper copy of the summary plan description, please contact the Benefits Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (413) 345-2156
2023-24 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Policy
2023-24 Trust Financial Report
2023-24 Information about COBRA Rights