Conference Benefits Officer and Executive Director, Board of Pension and Health Benefits
Local Telephone: 610-666-9090/ext. 1004
Toll-free Telephone: 800-828-9093/ext. 1004
Benefits Support Associate,
Board of Pension and Health Benefits
Local Telephone: 610-666-9090/ext. 1001
Toll-free Telephone: 800-828-9093/ext. 1001
Interactive Voice Response System
Toll-free Telephone: 800-851-2201
Resources for Retirees
2017 MetLife Dental Information
The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference has changed to MetLife for all enrolled active and retired members. Each enrollee is required to receive a certificate of dental coverage. Below are several documents that you might find useful in the coming year. Please save the below attachments and links.
For customer service, call MetLife at 1-800-638-5433 or go to MetLife MyBenefits to set up your online portal.
The purpose of these grants is to assist qualifying persons (as defined herein), as determined by the Necessitous Grants Committee on an individual basis, with the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, health care, and other needs when they are unable to provide those needs for themselves.
Open Enrollment for 2017 Healthcare
Over the past few years, the conference has struggled to pay the health insurance costs in an environment of health care market volatility; double digit cost increases partially caused by our claim history and non-payment of premiums by local churches challenged with meeting their budgets. The hard truth is that many churches are behind in their remittance payments to the conference – 18 churches have paid $0 toward their remittances leaving the group insurance plan short by $136 thousand as of September 2016. We have consistently ended each year with a deficit for health insurance premiums. If this bill is not paid on time we risk termination from our vendor. Local churches who pay their health insurance obligation in full – often sacrificing ministry to do so – are subsidizing those who do not pay. Continue reading
Employees of the EPA Conference are eligible to participate in the Virgin Pulse walking program. Once you have registered for the program and received your MAX activity tracker (pedometer) you can set activity goals and participate in challenges to earn cash rewards. Visit www.virginpulse.com for more information and to register for the program. Select “Register” at the top, and search for “East Pennsylvania Conference” as your employer/sponsor. Or, you can go directly our Eastern PA Conference Virgin Pulse page to register now!