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The UFCW & Employers Arizona Health Plan is pleased to bring to you the Balance for Life Wellness & Health Education Programs. The focus on wellness today is education and prevention. Your Balance for Life Program will design a Personal Action Plan. A Wellness Coach and/or Nurse Educator will work with you and your health care professionals to define personalized, easy to follow goals. It can be fun too!

It's Easy to Access all your Wellness & Health Education Opportunities!
• Empower healthy people with the skills and knowledge to stay healthy!
• Guide and support plan participants who have health needs and questions!
• Provide immediate assistance for those with chronic health issues to keep their health condition symptoms from worsening!

Call toll free: 866-273-8618 or sign up online.


You have a choice of PPO Coverage or an individualized indemnity program. Other benefits include maternity coverage, emergency care and coverage for major medical. Claims are processed by a professional firm of administrators and paid out of the union's trust funds.


20% discount or no out of pocket expense (depending on your plan coverage, not exceeding the maximum plan benefit and provided you have coverage for the month of services.

For Union members without coverage, a 20% discount will be given off of the total visit charge.

For a list of providers who discount or waive "out-of-pocket" costs to Union members, contact the Union office.


Members and their families receive high-quality chiropractic (spine-related) either fully paid or at substantially reduced prices.

For a list of Chiropractice providers who discount or waive "out-of-pocket" costs to Union members, contact the Union office.


Paid prescription coverage is our most-used benefit. Thousands of prescriptions are filled each month for a nominal service charge.


Members and their families receive high-quality eye examinations and optical accessories either fully paid or at substantially reduced prices.

EMAP (Employee member Assistance Program)

United Food and Commercial Workers & Employers Arizona Health and Welfare Trust offers the "Employee Member Assistance Program (EMAP). It is a confidential, professional support service and referral program established by the Board of Trustees for eligible participants of the United Food and Commercial Workers & Employers Arizona Health and Welfare Trust. It is designed to assist you and your family members cope with a wide range of personal and work-related problems such as:

  • Stress/Anxiety
  • Parenting
  • Aging
  • Grief
  • Depression
  • Marriage/Family
  • Workplace Concerns
  • Alcohol/Drugs

For more information or to make an appointment, call the Employee Member Assistance Program:

24 hours a day/7 days a week

In addition to counseling services, the EMAP also provides you with access to a host of web-based resources and tools, including:

  • Self-assessment tools
  • Information on stress, relationships and more
  • Skill-building exercises
  • and more!

Through APSWorkLife, you may explore issues in an anonymous, confidential and secure manner 24 hours a day. Go to www.APSWorkLife.com, Username: Arizona, Password: Trust


Negotiated pension benefits help make the retirement years for eligible members more secure and enjoyable. For specific information about your plan and a status report contact the Union office or Southwest Service Administrators.


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