City of Chicago Retiree Group Healthcare Deduction Authorization Form

City of Chicago Retirees who are participating in the City Sponsored Group Healthcare Plan are required to provide authorization for deduction through monthly annuity payments. In order to allow the Fund this ability, please click here to download the Deduction Authorization Form.


City Annuitants with questions about the Group Healthcare Plans sponsored by the City and offered by Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Illinois should use the following numbers:


If you are over 65 years of age, please call 1-877-566-8520.


If you are under 65 years of age, please call 1-800-292-6398.


Please be advised that the Fund, as a matter of law, cannot and does not endorse either of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans or any other group healthcare insurance plan.