Health Benefits


The Borough’s health plan is a Self-Funded “public plan” and is not regulated by ERISA. The Plan Sponsor reserves the right to amend or terminate the Plan, subject to the provisions of applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements.

The new Health Benefit Plan Book - Effective Jan 01, 2019 can be found here.

 Health Benefit Plan Book - Effective Jan 2019.pdf


    Plan Administrator/Sponsor:

    Fairbanks North Star Borough (Risk Management)

    PO Box 71267

     907 Terminal Street

    Fairbanks, AK 99707-1267

    (907) 459-1344 FAX: (907) 459-1187

    Claims are administered by third party administrators:

        Medical Claims (Eligibility, Claim Processing & Precertification)
            PO Box 981106
            El Paso, TX 79998-1106
            Providers only: (888)632-3862

         Member Customer Service:
            Members: (800)331-6158 (press option 8)
            Welfare & Pensions Administration Service, Inc. (WPAS)

         Dental Claims Office (Eligibility, Claim Processing)
            Welfare & Pensions Administration Service, Inc. (WPAS)
            PO Box 34840
            Seattle, WA 98124-1840
            (800)331-6158 (press option 8)

         Vision Claims Office
            Vision Service Plan (VSP)
            PO Box 997105
            Sacramento, CA 95899-7105

    Utilization Review (Hospital Admission & Surgery Pre-Authorization):
            Aetna - Your provider must call for pre-authorization of hospital
            inpatient services as well as some outpatient procedures (888)783-8606
            Aetna Precertification Requirement List

    Pharmacy Network Services (Retail & Mail Order Prescription Drug Services):
            CVS Caremark

    Anchorage Preferred Provider (PPO) Facility:
            Alaska Regional Hospital

    Nationwide Preferred Provider Network:
            Aetna Choice POS II

Bridge Health

--Planned Surgery Program 

When you need non-emergency surgery, the planned surgery benefit offers high quality surgical care covered at 100% from the initial surgeon visit to your final visit after surgery. The Plan will also pay airfare, lodging and a meal allowance for you and a companion. This benefit provided by BridgeHealth gives you access to top-rated hospitals, surgery centers and doctors for your type of procedure. Using third party quality measures, BridgeHealth pre-screens and selects providers that achieve high quality ratings for low complications, infections and readmissions.

Attached is more information on the new planned surgery benefit. Please call BridgeHealth at (844) 249-8108 with questions or to schedule surgery. For full access to, register with the Fairbanks North Star Borough company code FNSB2. Member Flyer_Fairbanks North Star Borough.jpg

Member Flyer_Fairbanks North Star Borough.pdf

--Disease Management Program

The help you need to make the right decisions about your health

The Disease Management Program is a health improvement benefit available through Pacific Health Coalition participating member plans, if you have any of these chronic conditions:

• Musculoskeletal pain management (ASEA/AFSCME, Alaska laborers)                                 • Coronary Artery Disease

• Congestive heart failure                                                                                                          • Diabetes

• Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease                                                                                  • Asthma

Managing any health condition can be difficult, but managing long-lasting, chronic conditions can be even more difficult. However, having a chronic illness does not need to keep you from living a full life. The Disease Management Program is available to give you personal support and information to help you make a positive difference in your life.

• It’s personal.

• It’s private.

• And it’s available at no additional cost to you.

Pacific Health Coalition Disease Management Program.pdf 

Pacific Health Coalition Disease Management Program.jpg 


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Fairbanks Borough Teladoc Flyer (REV).pdf

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