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NEW FOR THE NATIONAL TUPSSO FRANCHISE OWNERS ASSOCIATION……..A traditional health insurance PPO Direct billed!!!

For those you are looking for full, uncapped ACA compliant health insurance that is a PPO and uses the CIGNA network NTUPSSO FOA is happy to offer a choice of 3 deductible amounts. Our broker advises the $3000 or $1000 deductible because the drug card utilization is not subject to having met the deductible amount. There is also available a PPO dental plan that is like standard group dental (100-80-50, with a plan year deductible). There is also a vision plan, lump sum critical illness and a gap policy available. (More to come!! Exciting announcement at the NTUPSSO FOA Unity Reception in LAS VEGAS July 10th!!)

Access to these plans is only available to NTUPSSO FOA members and their staff. Access for the enrollment portal is only available to NTUPSSO FOA members or employees.

The premium amounts of these plans are very competitive. To keep these prices so low, the application includes a health questionnaire and the enrollee is underwritten and approved or declined. (If you have Cancer, Diabetes, Crohns, Stroke, COPD, over 65, Medicaid eligible or currently pregnant [this is a partial list], you will not be eligible and should not apply).

You need to apply before the 15th of the month for the following 1st of the month effective date. Open enrollment occurs every single month, all year round. If switching from another health plan, DO NOT CANCEL YOUR EXISTING INSURANCE UNTIL YOU RECEIVE APPROVAL FROM THE NEW PLAN. There is a benefit summary on the enrollment page for you to compare. Individuals are responsible for their own comparison and suitability for each product.

This PPO DIRECT is very similar to other insurance plans that you are accustomed to.

For those who are budget conscious, the Shared Health Alliance plans which have a capped limit of coverage (up to $500,000) and that have limited office visits and a very robust prescription card and pharma advocacy (SHARx – they do all the work to try to get every manufacture discount, rebate and income based discount [sometimes without even a copay!]), are still available as well to NTUPSSO FOA members.

If you have questions, contact Sean Pfeiffer at 214/718.8806 (cell) during standard business hours in Central Time.

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Unity Plus Reception

An Open Invitation for all The UPS Store
Owners and Managers to Attend
National TUPSSO Franchise Owners Association
“Unity Plus Reception”
United to Cut Costs,
United to Increase Sales
United to Make More Money
United for the Future!
The Venetian
3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S,
Las Vegas NV 89109
July 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm


Unity Plus Reception
Open to all The UPS Store Owners
And/or Managers—Free
Please let us know you will be attending
By Clicking Here
RSVP Appreciated but not required

There will be over
$5,000 in Prize Giveaways

Not a Member?!
Come and get a welcome packet!
Ask questions and enjoy a
**Membership Dues Special**

Other Surprises for all to enjoy!
Take home a
Market Place Plus Vendor Select Partner Savings Book
An investment of a net of $100
That will return a gain of thousands!

Meet other members and talk about how they have benefited from membership.
See the Association in Action!
Come and see how the Association Works

Schedule of Events

5:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Food, Beer and Wine throughout the evening, and a
Dessert Ice Cream Bar
Association Techno Clinic Presentations
Vendor Select Partner Profit Presentations

6:30 – 7:15 PM

“Can You Use $10,000”
Presented by the National TUPSSO FOA
Cost Cutting, Sales Building and the Bottom Line

7:30 – 8:15 PM

Health Care Plus Program Presented by “Spectrum Benefits”
Find out how to provide health care for
your family and your employees.

8:30 – 9:30 PM

“Association Plus Program”
Presented by the National TUPSSO FOA
What is a “Plus” Program – How does it help me?

Unite with other owners that work closely together in a positive way
Reunite with members across the country
Get reacquainted with friends and family!

The Association’s Mission Statement

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide shared leadership, by members proactively working independently and in conjunction with their business partners, TUPSSI/UPS, to maximize each member’s profitability while enhancing the future value of their franchises.
Unite to profit by The Association Principals: to Cut Costs, Increase Sales, Make More Money


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Health Care Plus Program

TUPSSO is making a health plan available to members. This is a ACA-exempt plan that has cost-saving features that make this a great alternative to the expensive, uncapped ACA exchange plans.

SHARED HEALTH ALLIANCE health plans were created in response to the demand for affordable health coverage. Most people only use their health coverage for a few office visits a year, telemedicine, maybe a prescription or routine checkups and age appropriate health screenings. Shared Health Alliance has combined these features with a choice of limited $150K/$250K/$500K of catastrophic coverage (like an accident or heart attack that puts you into the hospital) using a partnership with Unity Healthshare.

What this does is provide people with the most common uses of their medical coverage, gives people a choice of the amount of coverage, and without the big price tag of unlimited coverage of an ACA health insurance plan. Having a Shared Health Alliance plan counts as required having health coverage under the ACA mandate.

Please consult the brochures and read to inform yourself if this is the right option for your needs. There are preexisting condition limitations. Many people need full cost ACA health insurance. Shared Health Alliance provides TUPSSO members and their staff an affordable option.

For more information about Shared Health Alliance or to enroll, click on Learn more

For those who want a PPO Health Insurance, Health Care Plus has that option as well.
These plans are not HMOs….but a PPO!! Health Care Plus provides its members to access to an association health insurance plan that allows a choice of deductible 1000/3000/5000 and uses the CIGNA network. There are options to add Gap coverage, Dental, Vision, and Lump Sum Critical Illness.

Members may enroll themselves, spouse and dependents. Employees of members of the National TUPSSO FOA may also apply. Applications are FULLY UNDERWRITTEN, and there are medical questions that must be answered. Applications can be denied for medical reasons. These prices are very competitive, and in many instances, coverage is superior and premiums are lower than full priced retail Affordable Care Act HMO plans.

This plan is proprietary to our Broker and its partners. If you have ever tried to find a direct billed PPO plan, you understand that this is a rare opportunity for National TUPSSO FOA members.

The National TUPSSO FOA enrollment portal is being constructed and it will be available soon.

The insurance broker/agency for NTUPSSO FOA is Reference Insurance and our contact broker is Sean Pfeiffer. Sean specializes in the association/union/non-payroll group benefits space. He has been in insurance for 14 years and resides in Dallas, TX. He is graduate of Sewanee: The University of the South and holds an Economics degree from that University.

UPS Worldport

The National Geographic Channel has been running this news story “Ultimate Factories” - UPS’s Worldport.  You can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWAwL3Rlbjo  It is very educational. Most customers and some employees do not clearly understand what packages go through.


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