Where is the MBF office located? View the Answer
The Fund is located at 22 Cortlandt Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10007.
Can I make an appointment to speak with a Fund representative?View the Answer
Yes. If you would like to receive detailed information or would like to make an appointment to see a Fund representative, call the Fund's Administrative Office at (212) 306-7290. From outside New York City call (888) 4000MBF (888-400-0623), or if hearing impaired call the TTY number at (212) 306-7629.
Is there any cost associated with being a Fund member and receiving benefits? View the Answer
No, there is no cost to be a Fund member and no cost for Fund benefits, except for voluntary participation in the Group Universal Life Insurance Program.
Am I eligible for MBF membership?View the Answer
You may qualify for MBF membership if:
Are my dependents eligible for Fund benefits?View the Answer
If you qualify for active or retired member status, your spouse/domestic partner and dependent children up to age 26 (effective January 1, 2011) are eligible for Superimposed Major Medical, Dental, and Vision Care benefits. They do not have to be enrolled for City health coverage. However, the Superimposed Major Medical Plan deductible may be affected by this. Please refer to Superimposed Major Medical Plan booklet section.
In addition, eligible dependent children through age 29 (Young Adult Dependents) are eligible for Direct Pay Coverage Continuation (DPCC) of SMMP, Dental, and Vision Care benefits. Please refer to the Fund Eligibility and Membership booklet section.
How do I obtain coverage of Fund benefits for my spouse/domestic partner and eligible dependent children? View the Answer
When completing the Fund Enrollment Form you must list your eligible dependents in the appropriate section on the form and attach documentation.