Health Plans

IMPORTANT: Teamsters Local 213 Members Benefit Plans office temporarily closed to general public:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the phone lines can experience high volume.

You can email and staff members either onsite or tele-working will respond to you as soon as possible.

Information regarding the Coronavirus for Teamsters Local 213 H&W Plan members

April 23, 2020 Bulletin Coronavirus-STD claims G1018-G787

If a Plan Member needs an STD claim form package, please request it by emailing:  inquiries@teamsters213benefits.com

Link to Pacific Blue Cross and the Coronavirus

Health and pension benefits for Teamster Local 213 members

Many members are covered under Local 213’s Health & Welfare or Pension Plans.
You can call the Members Benefit Plans Office to inquire about your benefits or pension,
to change your address or update your beneficiary information.

Phone: 604-879-8627 / Toll free: 1-800-972-6241
Email

Local 213 health plans

Teamsters Local 213 Health and Welfare Plan – Dry Fund Booklet
The Standard Plan and Premium Plan in a 74-page booklet (June 2016)

Teamsters Local 213 Health & Welfare Plan–  Hour Bank Booklet
The Hour Bank Plan in a 74-page booklet (June 2019)

Teamsters Local 213 Misc. Div. Health & Welfare Plan
The full plan in a 14-page booklet (May 2007)

Teamsters Local 213 Members Benefit Plans Privacy Policy

Outside agency links

ICBC claims and Pacific Blue Cross – Frequently asked questions

BC Pharmacare
information about PharmaCare and the Medical Services Plan (MSP)

Pacific Blue Cross
download forms, access online services, find answers to frequently asked questions

Pacific Blue Cross Paramedicals Reasonable and Customary Limits

PBC newsletter
Pre-authorization program for high-cost drugs

High cost specialty drugs are used by a small number of members but the cost to health plans is significant and growing. In April 2016, Pacific Blue Cross published a newsletter about the drugs that will be covered under this program:

  • PCSK9 INHIBITORS
  • HEPATITIS C DRUGS 
  • BOTULINUM TOXINS (BOTOX and XEOMIN)