Health & Welfare (Active)

Pensioners & Surviving Spouses Health

Vacation & Holiday

Defined Contribution

Christmas Bonus




Blue Shield


HIPAA Privacy

Medicare Part D

The Southern California Pipe Trades Health & Welfare Fund provides employees and Eligible Dependents working under the Collective Bargaining Agreements with District Council #16. The Health & Welfare Active Plan provides Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Weekly Accident & Sickness, Death and/or Dismemberment benefits.

For further information, please refer to the Summary Plan Description.

The Southern California Pipe Trades Health & Welfare Fund has teamed up with Blue Shield of California to reduce plan costs while expanding the network of providers available to Plan Participants.

Blue Shield offers one of the largest provider networks in California and has been able to negotiate substantially lower rates for our members. Blue Shield is a San Francisco-based, not-for-profit health plan with nearly 65 years of experience. As a not-for-profit entity, Blue Shield is guided by their mission – to ensure all Californians have access to quality health care at a reasonable price.

For more information on Blue Shield of California and the SCPT Health & Welfare Fund, click on one of the following:


The Pipeline to Wellness is a program designed to improve the overall health & well-being of Southern California Pipe Trades Trust Fund Participants and their families. It promotes and supports the adoption of healthy lifestyles, control healthcare cotsts for Participants & the Fund and educate Participants & their families on the healthcare services available to them through their health plan.

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Summary Plan Description & Supplements

Summary Plan Description - July 2013

Supplement #1 - Jul 2013
(Health Benefits Coverage of Spouses of Same Sex Marriages and Domestic Partners)

Supplement #2 - Jul 2013
(Benefits for Aqua Therapy)

Supplement #3 - Jul 2013
(Improved Coverage for Out-of-Network Emergency Services
Effective April 1, 2013)

Supplement #4 - Aug 2013
(Benefits for Genetic Testing)

Supplement #5 - Nov 2013
(Benefit Improvements)

Supplement #6 - Nov 2013
(Prescription Drug Improvement)

Supplement #7 - Nov 2013
(Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) Forfeiture of Contributions Made Before Establishing or Re-Establishing Eligibility and Addition of an Opt-Out Feature)

Supplement #8 - Dec 2013
(Additional Benefit Improvements)

Supplement #9 - Mar 2014
(Additional Benefits)

Supplement #10 - Jul 2014
(HRA Election of Additional Contributions)

Supplement #11 - Aug 2014
(Mental Health Improvement)

Supplement #12 - Sept 2015
(New Dental Benefit)

Supplement #13 - Nov 2015
(Food Allergy Testing)

Supplement #14 - Nov 2015
(Dental Space Maintainers)

Supplement #15 - Nov 2015
(Dental Crowns Clarification)

Supplement #16 - Nov 2015
(Supplement Limitations on Action)

Supplement #17 - Feb 2016
(Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) Claim Deadline)

Supplement #18 - Feb 2016
(Benefits for Contraceptive Drugs and Devices)

Supplement #19 - Feb 2016
(Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ))

Supplement #20 - Feb 2016
(No Assignment of Benefits)

Supplement #21 - Nov 2016
(Benefits for Home Health Services)

Supplement #22 - Nov 2016
(Benefits for Acupuncture)

Supplement #23 - Nov 2016
(Benefits for Gender Reassignment)

Summary of Benefits & Coverage 2014

Summary of Benefits & Coverage 2015

Summary of Benefits & Coverage 2016

Summary of Benefits & Coverage 2017

Updated Summary of Active Plan Benefits - Jan 2014
(Attachment for Supp #5 & #8))

Glossary of Health Coverage & Medical Terms - July 2013

Glosario de términos médicos y seguros de salud - July 2013


Enrollment & Beneficiary Form

SCPT Patient Claim Form

Prescription Drug Claim Form
Preferred but not Required

Weekly Disability Application

HIPAA Authorization Form

HIPAA Cancellation Form

Request for PHI Form

Change of Address Form

HRA Reimbursement Form


$1800 Dental Benefit Summary

CIGNA Dental HMO Benefit Summary



Southern California Pipe Trades Administrative Corporation | 501 Shatto Place, 5th Floor | Los Angeles | CA 90020 | (800) 595-7473 | Press Option "2" for Member Services | Outside US (213) 385-6161 | Fax (213) 383-0725