Newsletters

For Your Benefit is published six times each year as a service to participants in the New York State Nurses Association Benefits Fund. The information in this newsletter is not intended to be complete plan information, and is not a substitute for the Summary Plan Description. Please address questions regarding this newsletter to communications@rnbenefits.org. For Your Retirement Benefit is an annual publication that summarizes the health insurance alternatives available to retired participants. The newsletter outlines such options as Medicare, Medigap, Medicare HMOs, and COBRA.

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December 2019 For Your Benefit

  • The Benefits Fund welcomes MetLife as new service provider
  • Fund answers your questions about Express Scripts
  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month
  • Know the signs of gynecological cancers for early detection
  • Paid family leave eases financial burdens while caring for loved ones
  • Summary of Material Modifications: Maximum network out-of-pocket cost 
  • Accredo is Express Scripts' specialty pharmacy 

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2020 For Your Retirement Benefit

  • Retiree health insurance options
  • Coverage for Medicare-eligible retirees
  • When to sign up for Medicare
  • What Medicare doesn't cover
  • Medigap supplemental insurance
  • Which plan is right for you
  • Enrollment deadlines
  • Health coverage for early retirees
  • COBRA continuation coverage
  • Medicare services and fees
  • Other health insurance coverage

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