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Get a Pension Estimate As an 1199SEIU member, you enjoy the benefit of knowing that you’ll be eligible for a monthly pension when you retire. Even if retirement is years away, it’s helpful to get an estimate of what your monthly income will be to help you plan for your future. To get your pension estimate: •

Use our Online Pension Calculator. Go to and click on “Pension and Retirement” under the “Benefits and Resources” tab. The Pension Calculator can then be accessed in the “Pension Overviews” section.You’ll be able to put in your information and get an estimate of your pension payment based on the information you provide.

Speak to a Pension Counselor. You can request a written estimate of your pension benefit for free once a year by calling the Pension Department at (646) 473-8666.

Your Rights Under the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act If you are battling breast cancer, your 1199SEIU Benefit Fund is here to support you every step of the way. Your health benefits give you access to quality oncology care with many of the top cancer treatment centers in the New York metropolitan area, so you won’t have to go outside of your network for care. Your Benefit Fund also provides coverage for reconstructive surgery, prostheses and other mastectomy-related services. According to your doctor’s treatment plan, you are covered for: •

Reconstruction of the breast on which a mastectomy was performed;

Surgery and reconstruction of the other breast to achieve a symmetrical appearance;

Prostheses; and

Treatment for physical complications associated with all stages of the mastectomy, including lymphedemas.

These benefits are provided under the 1199SEIU National Benefit Fund. Coverage is subject to benefit rules, exclusions and limitations that may apply under the Plan, as permitted by law.


NBF For Your Benefit Magazine - Fall 2015  
NBF For Your Benefit Magazine - Fall 2015