Your Podiatry Benefit

What Is The Podiatry Benefit?
How Do You File A Claim?
What’s Not Covered?


 What Is The Podiatry Benefit?
When you or your spouse needs podiatry care, the Fund provides benefits of up to $10 per visit for a maximum of four visits to a podiatrist during each calendar year.

How Do You File A Claim?

Obtain a Podiatry Claim Form from the Fund Office.After you visit your podiatrist and you pay your bill, obtain a copy of the bill marked “paid.”

  • Your provider must complete and sign the podiatrists section of the form.
  • Complete and sign the employee section of claim form, and submit it to the Fund Office along with the bill.
  • Podiatry Benefit claims must be submitted to the Fund Office within 90 calendar days following the date of treatment. Claims submitted after the 90-day limit will be denied.
What’s Not Covered Benefits are not provided for:

  • Charges for services covered in whole or in part by any other benefit plan.
  • Expenses for which benefits are payable under any Workers’ Compensation law.
  • Services by a provider whose office is attached to certain hospitals within New York State (call the Fund Office for a list of such providers).
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