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This notice is provided annually to all participants of the Pension, Hospitalization and Benefit Plan of the Electrical Industry and the Employees Security Fund of the Electrical Products Industries Health and Welfare Plan pursuant to Department of Labor regulations

If you have had or are going to have a mastectomy, you may be entitled to certain benefits, under the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 (WHCRA). For individuals receiving mastectomy-related benefits, coverage will be provided in a manner determined in consultation with the attending physician and the patient, for:

‰Û¢åÊ All stages of reconstruction of the breast on which the mastectomy was performed;
‰Û¢åÊ Surgery and reconstruction of the other breast to produce a symmetrical appearance;
‰Û¢åÊ Prostheses; and
‰Û¢åÊ Treatment of physical complications of the mastectomy, including lymphedemas.

These benefits will be provided subject to the same deductible and coinsurance applicable to other medical and surgical benefits provided under your plan.
If you would like more information on WHCRA benefits, call your Plan Administrator at The Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry at 718-591-2000.