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Health Benefits for LIUNA Public Employees Local 71 members are managed by the Local 71 Trust fund. Members are able to access healthcare, vision, and dental benefits.  Members can consult the applicable plan benefits booklet for details or check the key contacts list below. 

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Corona Virus / COVID-19 Information:

PE71 Health Trust Notice 3-13-2020

Aetna Covid 19 Flyer

TeleDoc Corona Virus FAQs

TeleDoc Corona Virus Flyer


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General Trust Questions

  • Open Enrollment (general questions)
  • Understanding your coverage
  • If you need a member advocate  

Trust Administrative Office
Public Employees Local 71 Trust Fund
2510 Arctic Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: In Anchorage 276-7611, option 7 
           Outside Anchorage 800-446-3671, option 7 (toll-free)
Union Website: www.local71.com; click Benefits (or hover for more options)

Claims Administration

  • Medical/Dental claims
  • Travel preauthorization
  • Case Management
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Appeal process
  • Eligibility and enrollment
  • Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance

Zenith American Solutions
111 West Cataldo Ave., Ste 220
Spokane, WA 99201-3201 
Phone: Claims: 800-557-8701 (toll-free) Fax Claims: 206-282-0775 
COBRA/HIPAA: 800-757-0071, Option 1 or 800-426-5980 ask for COBRA Department (toll free numbers)
FSA: 800-757-0071 Option 2 or 800-426-5980, ask for FSA Department (toll-free numbers)
Websites:   https://www.zenith-american.com/
FSA:           https://zenith-americansea.lh1ondemand.com/


  • All inpatient stays, to extend a stay
  • Outpatient medical procedures


Average time to prepare for surgery is 6 to 10 weeks, depending on the procedure complexity, record
collection, and scheduling. 

(888) 387-3909 | www.bridgehealth.com

Care Coordinator

  • Administrative work
  • Health Plan Approvals
  • Scheduling

Bridge Health

Medical Provider Phone Line: 888-632-3862 (toll-free)

Precertification Requirements  

Steps to Surgery through Bridge Health

Health Care Services in Anchorage & Fairbanks

    • Make an appointment online, by phone or just drop in

Coalition Health Centers


2741 DeBarr Road, Suite C210

Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone: 907-264-1370

Regular Office Hours

Mon – Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Ridgeview Business Park,
575 Riverstone Way, Unit 1,
Fairbanks, AK 99709

Phone: 907-450-3300

Regular Office Hours

Mon – Fri: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Website: coalitionhealthcenter.com

Prescription Drug Benefits

  • Locate a Caremark retail pharmacy
  • Using the retail or mail-order service
  • Brand name formulary
  • Specialty medications

Phone: 866-818-6911 (toll-free)
Website: www.caremark.com

Specialty Medications: Call 800-237-2767 (toll-free) or go to CVSCaremarkSpecialtyRx.com 

Vision Benefits

  • Locate a VSP provider
  • Vision services claims

Vision Service Plan (VSP)
PO Box 997105
Sacramento, CA 95899 
Phone: 800-877-7195 (toll-free)
Website: www.vsp.com

 Dental Benefits 

The offices listed here accept our Local 71 Trust Dental Plan as payment-in-full

  • Anchorage:Affordable Dental Care (907) 222-0400 / 4001 Lake Otis Parkway Suite 200 
  • Fairbanks: Affordable Dental Care (907) 37 4-3888 / 503 14th Avenue 
  • Wasilla: Affordable Dental Care (907) 376-3368 / 701 E. Parks Highway - Suite 209 

Nationwide PPO network

  • Locate an Aetna provider


Website: www.Aetna.com (under:DocFind)

Doc Find FAQs

Disease Management

  • Get program information


    Optum: 855-738-1764 (toll-free)   
           Nurse Connections: 866-676-0740 (toll-free) 
Website: https://pe71.optum.com/mve/