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.
1) Summary of Material Modifications for the Plan (describing certain changes to the plan benefits)
2) Summary Plan Description
3) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Policy
4) Trust Fund Financial Report
5) Information about your COBRA Rights
These documents only pertain to your benefits through the Trust Fund, and not to your student health plan provided by UMass. Please let us know if you have any questions.
2021-22 Summary of Material Modifications
2021-22 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 email@example.com or (413) 345-2156
2021-22 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Policy
2021-22 Trust Financial Report
2021-22 Information about COBRA Rights
2020-21 Information about COBRA Rights under the American Recover Plan (ARP)