Retiree Health Summary Plan Description
As of February 1, 2018
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3.6 Returning to Covered Employment

You and your Spouse's Retiree Health Plan coverage will be cancelled if you return to Covered Employment, as defined under the Southern California IBEW-NECA Pension Plan, and your pension benefit is suspended (in whole or in part).

Your Retiree Health Plan coverage will be cancelled effective on the last day of the month preceding the month in which any portion of your pension is suspended.

When you subsequently end Covered Employment, you must re-enroll in Retiree Health Plan coverage within 30 days of the later of:

  1. The date of your next pension check;
  2. The date your Active Health Plan coverage ends; or
  3. The date your Active Health Plan COBRA continuation coverage ends.

You must re-enroll in Retiree Health Plan coverage within the timeframe detailed above.

To re-enroll in Retiree Health Plan coverage, you must follow the enrollment procedure detailed in Article 3.3: Enrolling in Coverage beginning on page 15.

When you re-enroll in Retiree Health Plan coverage, your Retiree Health Plan benefits will begin on the later of:

  1. The date of your next pension check; or
  2. The day following the end of your Active Health Plan coverage; or
  3. The day following the end of your Active Health Plan COBRA continuation coverage.