All Participants with Dependents enrolled in the Plan should have received a letter from HMS regarding the dependent audit that the Operating Engineers Local 49 Health and Welfare Fund is performing. Below are some quick facts about the dependent audit. Click here for more information.
What is a dependent audit?
• A dependent audit verifies that the dependents on the health plan are, in fact, eligible to receive health care benefits.
Why are we doing a dependent audit?
• Performing a dependent audit will ensure that the Health Fund isn’t paying for participants that aren’t eligible to receive coverage, which will save you and the Health Fund money.