AFGE Local 171

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Benefits For AFGE Members - Call Toll Free 1-888-844-2343

When you join the union, you have access to AFGE benefits. These benefits are backed by the collective strength of over 10-million members of AFL-CIO unions. By using one or two of the programs, many members save as much as their annual dues.

These Money-Saving Benefits are Available Only to AFGE Members:

Discount Pharmacy Program

This program is intended for the AFGE members’ extended family (parents, aunts, uncles etc.) or the member who may not have good health benefits coverage and is in great need of help in reducing health care expenses.

Retail prescription drug discounts are offered through the US Script, Inc. network of over 45,000 retail pharmacies nationwide, including the major chains with significant union representation--Rite Aid and Thrifty-Payless. The program offers discounts 20% to 40% off retail prices. Fourth quarter 2005 savings data show actual discounts averaging over 17% or nearly $13 per prescription. Deeper mail-order discounts are available through US Script’s mail order division called RXdirect, Inc.

Standard Program - $14.95/year, per family or a one time fee of $4.95 if members join using their Union Plus credit card.

Includes discounts on:

  • Retail & mail order prescription
  • Vision Care
  • Foot & Ankle Care
  • Hearing care
  • Diabetic supplies

Premium Program - $69.95/year, per family

Includes discounts on:

  • Dental Care
  • Foot & Ankle Care
  • Hearing care
  • Diabetic supplies
  • Nurse HelpLine & Health Library
  • Retail & mail order prescription
  • Vision Care
Toll-free Benefits Line - 1 (888) 844-2343

You can receive discounts from AT&T Wireless, Theme Parks, Car Rentals, Goodyear Tires and Services and much more. Remember, these money-saving benefits are only available to AFGE members.

Click here to go to the AFGE Member Benefits page.

Programs are subject to change

NEW Life Programs endorsed by AFGE

The New AFGE Endorsed Life Programs through ANICO (American National) a 100 plus year old A rated company that Forbes recently listed as the only Insurance Carrier to make the top 100 most trustworthy companies for their accounting procedures, inetgrity, etc. *Source: Audit Integrity Top 100: 2009 Exclusive report April 6th, 2009.

Our new Certified Federal & Retirement Benefits Specialist, Mike Ryan, will be available to all members for enrollements, more information, private consultations, no cost to our dues paying members.

Click here for the FEGLI Facts Sheet.

Call Mike at (405) 412-8466 or email him at [email protected] for more information.

Here are a few highlights of the new programs Mike can personally help us with in addition to the Federal Benefit Analysis work-ups.

Option 1: A simplified issue, only 2 medical questions, no blood, exam or other needed up to $250K of guaranteed level benefit and premium for life. A great survivor benefit alternative in addition to saving you thousands of dollars compared to FEGLI group term life.

Option 2: A fully underwritten program for higher benefits can be considered as well with even more competitive pricing and benefits than you will find elsewhere. Mike will provide quotes, comparisons, etc. In addition to reviewing other coverage's you may need help with.

Click here to download the Benefits Analysis & Review.

Click here to download the BOP Sample FED Analysis.

WAEPA Life Insurance

WAEPA Life Insurance is for Civilian Employees and their Families. Compared to the current life insurance most of us have now, WAEPA Life Insurance has more coverage, better benefits, greater flexibility and better rates. The Bottom Line - Better Insurance at a Better Price!

You are eligible if you're currently a non-military government or Postal Service employee, you are less than 65 years old and you are a U.S. citizen. You're also eligible if you are a former non-military federal employee, under age 65, currently receiving a government retirement annuity.

WAEPA exists as a non-profit association to help federal employees get more insurance and pay less. This coverage is underwritten by Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), a company rated "excellent" by A.M. Best and Moody's.

Visit or call 1 (800) 368-3484 for more information about WAEPA Life Insurance.

Federal First Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Federal First Long Term Disability Insurance, underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company, is a program that offers financial protection in the event you are hurt on or off the job and cannot work. This LTD is only offered to employees of the Department of Justice, Homeland Security, Judiciary Judges and Non Judges, Treasury Department and the Veterans Affairs. Their website is and we have added it to our links page.

Click here for more information about Federal First Long Term Disability.

CIGNA Dental Care - Union Members Only!

We have secured the services from Craig Schuff of CIGNA Dental Care, for a dental program for our members. You now can have dental coverage for as little as $12.00 per pay period, deducted automatically bi-weekly. Click here for more information.

Contact Craig at (817) 253-2696

Click here to find a Dental Provider

US Standard Issue - Oakley Military & Government Sales

Oakley Government Sales has been selling to the US Military and US Government for over 20 years. Over time Oakley's military line has transformed from a few models to a highly specialized division within Oakley. These products are designed exclusively for government customers, and are not available in retail stores. The Government Sales office is a division of Oakley's main office in Foothill Ranch, California.

This program offers discounted items such as sunglasses, prescription eyewear, apparel, boots and goggles.

Click here to start saving today!