Useful Info for Health Resources
Medicare @ 800-633-4227
MyMedicare.gov (requires an account registration)
TI Health Benefits:
Medicare-eligible age 65 or older – Via Benefits @ 1-844-638-4642
Through Via Benefits, TI provides access to individual medical and prescription drug plans that supplement Medicare coverage, as well as dental and vision plans. Via Benefits advisors are available Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Central Time.
Medicare.gov has recently announced that Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers a test to see if you have coronavirus (officially called 2019-novel coronavirus or COVID-19). This test is covered when your doctor or other health care provider orders it if you got the test on or after February 4, 2020.
Under age 65 – TI Benefits Center @ 1-888-660-1411, option 1
Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 7:30 pm Central Time, except for most New York Stock Exchange holidays. The TI Benefits Center is operated by Fidelity.
For those Pre-Medicare participants, who are still on TI’s medical plan, TI has updated its health summary plan to provide services for COVID-19 testing (performed according to CDC criteria as determined by your health care provider) and treatments are covered at 100% of the Allowable Amount. For any questions, Pre-Medicare participants should call the Blue Cross/Blue Shield customer support line at 1-888-630-2583.
Blue Cross Blue Shield @ 866-866-2300
Delta Dental (Starts 01/01/20) @ 888-660-1411
CVS Caremark @ 800-557-5749
Flu shots will not be available at the annual TI Retiree Luncheons any longer due to the refrigeration requirement for the FLUAD vaccine (for people aged 65 years and older).
Focus on Eyes
343 Dalrich Village
Richardson TX 75080
Eye exam appointments may also be scheduled at this location. The doctor’s office does accept VSP insurance for eye exams and other services or products that are not related to issuing TI Safety Glasses.
Mon – Thurs 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday
3368 Highway 6, Ste. A
Sugerland, TX 77478
Mon – Fri 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
4182 Town Center Street
Sherman TX 75092
Mon – Fri 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Raytheon Benefits Center @ 800-358-1231 or TDD (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf) @ 1-800-562-2307
TI-Raytheon Systems retirees should have Social Security and personal identification numbers available when calling. Check with the Raytheon Benefits Center for latest benefit contact information.
UMR @ 877-559-4244