Medicare Benefits and Plans Enrollment

 

Benefits Enrollment

  • To reach a One Exchange customer service representative for personal assistance at no cost to you, call toll-free 855-663-4219, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday.
  • For comparative information about health care coverage options, decision-making tools and other information, visit https://medicare.oneexchange.com/bnsf

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For Medicare-eligible Santa Fe Retirees and Surviving Spouses

For 2017

  • The BNSF contribution to your HRA will be $2,650 for each Medicare-eligible retiree and Medicare-eligible spouse (or surviving spouse).
  • The "open enrollment" period begins October 15 and ends December 7, 2016.
    • If your current medical plan through OneExchange will be offered for 2017 and you elect to keep it, no action is required. Please note plan costs can vary from year to year.
    • If your current medical plan will not be available for 2017, you will need to contact OneExchange and schedule an appointment to speak with a licensed Benefits Advisor to choose and enroll in a new plan.

In addition to BNSF's 2017 contribution to your HRA, any unspent funds remaining in your HRA at the end of 2016 are also available to you. You may use HRA funds toward the purchase of your 2017 medical coverage, and also to reimburse eligible out-of-pocket expenses for medical, prescription drug, dental and vision services.

More Information to Help You Prepare for Enrollment

  • By-mid October, you'll receive a newsletter from One Exchange summarizing annual enrollment options. Your newsletter will arrive via mail.
  • If you want to consider other medical plans, you will have personal assistance from One Exchange's licensed Benefit Advisors. Your Benefit Advisor will help you evaluate the available options and choose the medical plan that best serves your health care needs and fits your budget. You may call on a One Exchange customer service representative, even for questions after you begin using your coverage, claims issues or questions about your      

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See full benefits plan details and summary plan descriptions below.



BN or SF Retiree – Not Eligible for Medicare

You are not eligible for Medicare, and you were a salaried employee of Burlington Northern (BN) or Santa Fe (SF) at the time the companies merged and remained a salaried employee until retirement.

SF Retiree – Eligible for Medicare

You are eligible for Medicare, and you were a retiree or salaried employee of SF when it merged with Burlington Northern (BN) and remained salaried until retirement.

BN Retiree – Eligible for Medicare

You are eligible for Medicare, and you were a retiree or salaried employee of Burlington Northern (BN) when it merged with Santa Fe (SF).

BNSF Retiree

You joined BNSF as a salaried employee after BN and SF merged, or you did not continuously remain in a salaried position after the merger.