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As a member of the UFT Welfare Fund, you and your eligible dependents can obtain optical services once every two years.
All eligible UFT Welfare Fund members and dependents are covered for hearing aid benefits.
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As a UFT member, you have a comprehensive health benefits package with a range of city health plans to choose from.
Medical Learning Series
Updates in the Medical Treatment of Breast Cancer
Dr. Larry Norton, the deputy physician-in-chief for breast cancer programs at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will review the latest developments in breast cancer treatment. To register, please call the Health and Cancer Helpline at 212-539-0515.
- Date: Thursday, Nov. 7
- Time: 6 to 7:30 p.m.
- Location: UFT headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th floor, rooms D/E
Staying Healthy Around the Holidays
Join Memorial Sloan Kettering's registered dietitian Cara Anselmo as she shares tips on how to eat healthfully and still have fun with friends and family during the busy holiday season. To register, please call the Health and Cancer Helpline at 212-539-0515.
- Date: Tuesday, Dec. 3
- Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
- Location: UFT headquarters, 52 Broadway, 19th floor, rooms B/C
New and noteworthy
The city's open enrollment period for Flexible Spending Accounts, which allows employees to deposit a portion of their pre-tax income into accounts maintained for certain health and dependent care expenses, has been changed: Oct. 1, 2019 through Nov. 15, 2019 for the plan year 2020.