Making it easy for you to access your Benefit Fund coverage is always our top priority, and with the start of flu season, we encourage you to take advantage of one of the many options you have to get vaccinated. You can get the flu shot at your workplace, at a Benefit Fund health fair or through your primary care provider—covered by your Fund.
Of course, you rely on your comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy, just as our featured 1199SEIU member, Marcella Smart, has. A Certified Nursing Assistant at Methodist Home for Nursing and Rehabilitation, Marcella shares her story of how she regularly attends the Benefit Funds’ quarterly wellness workshops, where she learns valuable nutrition information and stress-management techniques.
The importance of good nutrition has never been more timely. In his column, our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van H. Dunn, details the ways in which nutrition affects your health—and how your Benefit Fund supports you. And much more »
Poor eating habits—such as consuming too much saturated fat, trans fat or sugar and not enough fresh produce, lean protein and whole grains—can lead to fatigue, sleep problems, muscle weakness and more.
Now, you can submit your claim form online and upload documents through My Account, which means you will be reimbursed quicker.
At the Benefit and Pension Funds, we have long recognized the need for many of our members to access our website’s tools and resources in Spanish, so we worked hard to make sure our translation is clear and accurate.
The Benefit and Pension Funds are now on Instagram—check us out and stay up to date on Funds news, programs and services that can help you improve your health, plan for your retirement and more.
If your Health Benefits ID card falls into the wrong hands, someone could use it to see a doctor, get prescription drugs or file a false claim with the Benefit Funds.
This is especially true for healthcare workers—who are at greater risk of being exposed to the virus.
If you are battling breast cancer, your 1199SEIU Benefit Fund is here to support you every step of the way.
In 2011, the USDA introduced MyPlate, an interactive tool designed to help you make informed food choices and better understand what makes a healthy meal.
Eating a nutritious diet can help you maintain a healthy weight and high energy levels, but recent studies suggest that proper nutrition can even prevent chronic illness.
If you missed it last year, or you already took the course but would like a refresher, you’ll have another chance to sign up for our free Online Financial Health series.
With the Benefit Fund’s free and confidential Prenatal Care Program, you’ll learn about the habits that lead to a healthier pregnancy with fewer complications.
WorkForce 2000 and the Youth Mentoring Programs, allow teenagers to explore career interests by giving them early access to work experiences and professional development.