GM Benefits (Retirees) 2018

Retiree Health Care Benefits – Enhancements

There are several  changes to retiree benefits that will be in effect in 2018.  I have attached two documents.  A bulletin that summarises the plan enhancements that will be in effect as of January 1st, 2018.  Covering the following enhancements:

  • Vision Care, maximum increased from $300 to $350 every 24 months
  • Eye Exams, Reimbursement increased from $85 to $120
  • Medical Supplies, reimbursement increased from 80% to 90%
  • Hearing Aids, per ear limit increased from $1,000 to $1,500 every three years
  • Dental Implants, additional coverage for 50% of implants
  • PSA tests, increased from $15 to $35
  • Future Contributions reduced annual indexing of monthly contributions from 5% to 1.5%

LINKS to Enhancements and full benefit book for retirees.

  1. 2018 asr Trust (Retiree) Enhancements
  2. ASR Trust benefits – January 2018
  3. Auto Sector Retiree Health Care Trust Info page. Handout

I have also attached a presentation made pertaining to the Health Care Trust which covers funding of the trust. HCT GM 2017 Presentation

If you have any questions about the Retiree health Care Trust please call me, Pension related questions please contact Rob Acker

Lawrence Robson
GM Benefit Rep

Rob Acker
GM Pension Rep