Retiree Plan Health Benefit Appeals

Appeals / Health Benefit Appeals

For appeals related to eligibility for or enrollment in benefits please complete an Appeal Form, following the instructions on page 1. Contact the Retirement Benefits Department if you need an Appeal Form mailed to you. Your appeal will be reviewed by the Trustees of the Appeals Committee.

The following types of appeals are reviewed by a committee established by the listed vendor partner. Please contact the applicable vendor directly for:

Medical Claim Appeals: BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois

Dental Claim Appeals: Delta Dental of Illinois

Vision Claim Appeals: VSP

Prescription Drug Claim Appeals: Express Scripts
Your provider may also request a coverage review if your prescription was denied.


Contact the Retirement Benefits Department

(312) 787-9455, menu option 4
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.