Pre-Retirement Info

Thinking of retiring?


The Trust provides health care benefits for eligible retired UAW members of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, along with their eligible dependents. To learn more about the Trust's history, click here. To learn more on retiree eligibility,
click here.

Are you planning to retire soon? Health care benefits are important to you now and will continue to be as you enter retirement. To help make sure your retirement is enjoyable, it is important to research and understand your retiree health care benefit information. Below find links to helpful information and downloadable documents to get you started:

Medical Benefits

Retiree Trust health coverage differs from active employee coverage. For example, monthly contributions may be required; eligibility rules for dependent children are different; carriers and plan options are different; health plans may have deductibles, copays and out-of-pocket maximums; health, dental, vision and hearing plans have benefit coverage are different; and prescription drug copays are higher. For the most up-to-date information on Trust health care benefits, review the following materials:

Summary Plan Description     Benefit Highlights

You may also find the following sections helpful 

Dependent Eligibility

Medicare Attainment

Prescription Drug Coverage

Additional Benefits (including dental, vision and hearing)