Highlights

New Body Scan Provider

New Body Scan Provider

July 24, 2014

Medical Imaging Center of Southern California is a newly contracted Relief Association PPO Medical Plan provider. The Center has agreed to a contracted rate of $600 per body scan.

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Prescription Co-Pays Resume August 15, 2014

Prescription Co-Pays Resume August 15, 2014

July 4, 2014

The Relief Association previously notified PPO Medical Plan members prescription copays would be temporarily waived as a result of reimbursements received under the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP), established by the Affordable Care Act. Members were advised the temporary waiver of pharmacy copays would remain in effect until the ERRP funds are exhausted. This notice [...]

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From Saving Lives to Giving Hope

From Saving Lives to Giving Hope

July 3, 2014

Rey Gonzalez spent more than three decades protecting the community as an LAFD Engineer. Now retired, he and his wife Jacque turned their efforts to helping other firefighters and their families by volunteering for Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund events.

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The Grapevine

Origins of the Bull

Origins of the Bull

August 31, 2014

As far as I can tell, “Bull Engineer” is a term used exclusively by the LAFD. The label refers to the member who has the most seniority in the engineer rank department-wide.

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WODFF Extinguisher Fund Challenge

WODFF Extinguisher Fund Challenge

August 31, 2014

You and your children can really make a difference for the Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund. Just grab the kids and those jars of coins they’ve been saving,

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Kitchen Table Wisdom

Kitchen Table Wisdom

August 31, 2014

In this edition of “KTW” Captains Paxton, Lloyd and Ott address a strategic ventilation concern and a work environment matter confronting LAFD members.

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