When you get emergency care or get treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing or balance billing. Below is the link to our provider search engine.  https://doctorfinder.horizonblue.com/dhf_search   464 members need to search as a guest as the vanity ID does not provide them with access to the standard Horizon member portal.   What is “balance billing” (sometimes called “surprise billing”)? When you see a doctor or other health care provider, you may owe certain out-of-pocket...
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI : FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2021 FINAST MEMBERS ATTAIN INDUSTRY CONTRACT INCLUDING NO CO-PAY MEDICAL President Niccollai reported today that the Finast Negotiations were extremely difficult but because of our unshakeable Membership support, we prevailed in all areas. The negotiations broke off for many hours, with the Union Committee informing Management that we would be preparing for a work stoppage on Sunday unless the Company agreed that members would not be required to contribute toward their Health Care. Late this afternoon, the Company...
SALE OF PERLMART STORES TO SAKER SHOPRITE Your Local Union continues to work diligently to assure all our Brothers and Sisters that the transition of the Perlmart Stores to Saker ShopRite ownership will be smooth and painless. We were successful in getting an agreement that all members will be transferred keeping their rates of pay, benefits and emoluments; including their full-time or part-time status.  Further, the Collective Bargaining Agreement presently in effect will continue and employees will retain their present seniority among themselves. Both Perlmart and Saker also signed an...
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI   : The General Membership Meeting for Tuesday, December 14, 2021 will be held telephonically at 7:00 P.M.  Members who wish to participate should contact JoAnn Piscitelli at 973-256-6790 in order to verify membership and obtain access instructions for participating.  To hold the meeting telephonically, we must notify the Host Company as to the approximate number of participants.  We must, therefore, ask members who would like to participate to contact JoAnn Piscitelli no later than Tuesday, December 7, 2021.