The Fund provides hearing aid benefits once every three calendar years as follows:
- $700 per ear for the fees charged for the purchase of hearing aids prescribed by a licensed physician.
You may use General Hearing Services as a participating provider with Local 94. You may contact General Hearing Services for hearing aids at 800-847-4661. When you call please identify yourself as a member of Local 94.”
To submit hearing aid claims, you must complete and return the appropriate form to the Fund Office:
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Are prescription medications covered by Empire?
No. The Fund provides Prescription Drug benefits through OptumRx. You should have a separate Prescription Drug ID card. For more information about your Prescription Drug Benefits, please see the Prescription Drug Benefits section of this site.