Legal Conditions and Terms of Use

These websites are maintained by the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Health and Welfare and Pension Funds (hereinafter “Central States Funds”). The data contained on these sites is proprietary to or properly licensed to Central States Funds, and may not be copied, reproduced, duplicated, modified, distributed, or disclosed without the approval of Central States Funds. Improper access and use of these websites is strictly prohibited and may subject an unauthorized user to criminal and civil penalties, including indemnification of Central States Funds for loss or damage caused by unauthorized use, including, without limitation, copyright or trademark infringement, or caused by unauthorized uploading or postings of any kind.


You may use the content of this website to learn about the benefits and services of Central States Funds. The content of these websites is not, and shall not be construed as, a promise of benefits. All benefits are governed by the terms of applicable plan documents as interpreted by the Trustees. Central States Funds use their best efforts to maintain accurate content. However, no content should be relied upon without written confirmation from the Central States Funds. Central States Funds do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, or other items contained on these sites, and do not warrant that this information will be applicable to any specific participant or beneficiary.


This website is not intended to provide individual medical treatment advice or diagnosis. If individual medical or health care advice is needed, please consult a qualified health care provider. If emergency or crisis care is needed, call 911 or your local emergency services facility. Central States Funds expressly disclaim liability for errors or omissions in these materials, and disclaim all warranties, express or implied. In no event will Central States Funds, their suppliers, or other third parties mentioned at these sites be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of these sites, any websites linked to this site, or the materials or information contained at any or all such sites. Central States Funds make no commitment to update the information contained in this site.


You may interact with or download information from any portion of Central States Funds’ websites for the personal and noncommercial use by any participant or beneficiary of Central States Funds. However, you may not copy, reproduce, sell, publish, transmit, modify, display, repost, hyperlink, or otherwise use or distribute any portion of the information and materials from Central States Funds’ websites for public or commercial purposes without the express written consent of the Central States Funds.


This registered-users-only area of these websites contains protected health information subject to protection under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). The access, use or disclosure of such protected health information in violation of HIPAA may subject the offender to civil and/or criminal penalties.


In order to access the registered-user-only areas of Central States Funds’ websites, you will need to establish and maintain a password and an email address. You acknowledge that the use of a password and email address is an adequate form of security. You are responsible for monitoring, controlling access to and maintaining the strict confidentiality of your password and you agree to indemnify Central States Funds for any loss or damages that Central States Funds may incur as a result of any failure by you to meet these responsibilities. If you share your password with someone else, you agree that you will be strictly liable for any loss or damages that may be incurred as a result of such use, and you agree to indemnify Central States Funds for any loss or damages that Central States Funds may incur as a result of you sharing your password. You agree that Central States Funds are not liable for any harm related to the theft of passwords, to the disclosure of passwords, or any harm related to use of your password to access or use Central States Funds’ websites. You agree to immediately notify Central States Funds of any unauthorized use of your password. Until Central States Funds receives this notification from you, you will be held liable for any harm ensuing from the use of your password on Central States Funds’ websites.


Even if you are not eligible to register for a web account, you may have the right to access the protected health information of your spouse and/or dependents by contacting us at 1-800-TEAMCARE or by mail. You may be required to submit appropriate documentation that establishes your right to access.


Neither the Central States Funds, nor any of their affiliates, employees, agents, licensors, or content providers make any representations or warranties of any kind regarding the content of Central States Funds’ websites. The content herein is provided as a service to users only. Nothing contained in this site constitutes investment advice. The content may change periodically as it is updated.