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Today is Thursday, August 6, 2020

The Fund Office is currently open with limited staff. 

You can drop in to our offices on the third floor of 417 Fifth Avenue in New York, however, you must make an appointment first. Masks and other safety requirements will need to be met.  You can make an appointment by emailing psc@iatsenbf.org.

 

For additional assistance, please email the following:

Participant services: psc@iatsenbf.org  Appeals: appeals@iatsenbf.org

Annuity Fund: annuity@iatsenbf.org      Claims: claims@iatsenbf.org

Pension: pension@iatsenbf.org             Contracts: contracts@iatsenbf.org 

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING TRANSFORM CARE FOR HEALTH & WELFARE PARTICIPANTS:

 

The Board of Trustees are excited to announce a new diabetes benefit, if applicable, available at no cost to participants.
Click here to read the announcement.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL) / IRS DEADLINE EXTENSIONS

 

Please click here to read an important notice regarding new DOL/IRS extensions for benefit claims and appeals as well as COBRA.

The CARES Act has clarified the hardship provisions for hardship withdrawals from The I.A.T.S.E. Annuity Fund as well as the tax relief provisions.

 

Please click here for a full description of the Act. (Updated July, 2020)

Please click here to read an explanation of the C.A.R.E.S. Act - Relief of the 10% Penalty.
 
In order to obtain a hardship application please email Annuity@iatsenbf.org. Once the application has been completed, you must email the application back to Annuity@iatsenbf.org.
 
Please note that if you mail your application, there will be a delay in processing.

During this difficult time, with many of us having to be home, medical care and behavioral health care is available by using Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield's LiveHealth Online.

 

Click here to read an important message regarding the Funds' efforts to enhance Telehealth Benefits to you and your family.

Click here to view a LiveHealth Online video pertaining to behavioural health for Participants.

 

 Please click here to read more about the LiveHealth Online service.

Download the app and get many of your concerns dealt with from home.

Important Webinar from The Actors Fund

 

Every Artist Insured! Getting & Keeping Affordable Coverage During COVID-19

 

Multiple dates - RSVP here

 

In this 90-minute webinar, Renata Marinaro, National Director of Health Services for The Actors Fund, will give you clear, step-by-step guidance on what all your insurance options are right now. This webinar is geared towards NY and NJ residents. It is an excellent opportunity for unbiased, comprehensive information and guidance.

Announcement Regarding Further Relief for Participants in the IATSE National Funds due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Click here to read the notice regarding

 

* Extended Relief for Health & Welfare Plan A Participants for June and July

 

* Status of Further Relief For Health & Welfare Plans A and C

 

* Relief for Permanent Breaks in Service in the National Pension Fund