How did our benefits change under the Agreement ratified in 2000?
For the VSP vision plan (active employees only), exams, frames and lens are now allowed every twelve months. UV coatings and tints are covered, as are computer glasses (employee only) and progressive lenses. The frame allowance is increased to $60. Kaiser members are now completely eligible, including eye exams. For Delta dental the plan now includes adult orthodontics ($1000 lifetime, 50% co-pay) and enhanced children’s orthodontics from $1000 to $2000 lifetime, 50% co-pay) Chiropractic plans were added to both Kaiser and Health Net ($10 co-pay, 30 visits per year). For Kaiser members there is now a $5 office and prescription co-pay (for up to 100 day supply) and a $35 emergency room co-pay. Health Net plan was unchanged, except for the addition of chiropractic.