April 19, 2024
247 Benefit Trust Fund Announces Drawbridge Implementation Update and Plan Enhancement

The Prudent Benefit Trust Fund Administrators are pleased to announce a significant update regarding the implementation of Drawbridge, the new system designed to enhance member services. Following a successful registration process, Drawbridge is now fully operational.

Registration Process:

  • Members who have previously provided their emails have received registration emails.
  • For members accessing union benefits who have not received emails, registration cards will be mailed out with the explanation of benefits (EOB).
  • Union bulletin boards will be updated with posters containing QR codes and instructions on how to register

Plan Enhancement:

  • The Trustees of the 247 Benefit Trust Fund have approved a plan enhancement regarding eligible pharmacies.
  • Members can now receive reimbursement at 100% of the cost of prescriptions up to the yearly maximum of $2000.00.
  • The plan will now process prescription drugs at 100% up to the yearly maximum at all Loblaw and affiliated pharmacies, including Extra Foods, YIG, No Frills, Loblaws, Superstore, Loblaw City Market, and Shoppers Drug Mart.
  • This enhancement provides members with the added convenience of accessing their prescriptions at more pharmacies.

Next Steps:

  • Plan members are encouraged to visit the website and click on the benefits tab for more information on detailed coverages.

The 247 Benefit Trust Fund is committed to continually improving its services to benefit its members, the addition of additional Loblaw affiliated pharmacies to the 100% reimbursement will provide all plan members with better and more convenient access to their union prescription drug benefit.