We are also pleased to announce that there are now health insurance options available for NWU members who live in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The NWU is now working with Health Services Administrators to offer several health insurance plans through a network of providers including Aetna, Health New England, United Healthcare and Tufts Health Plan.
Members may choose from a variety of HMO, PPO and POS options.
Members will be asked to submit a WR-1 for Groups of two or more (Quarterly Wage & Tax Report filed with the state) or a Schedule C for Sole Proprietor (filed with Federal Form 1040).
We are also pleased to announce our increased presence on social media with have been working with an online YouTube based company (click here to find out more) on starting a YouTube service to make communication smoother. Look for this to be created by early 2017
The product discontinuance will be effective February 1, 2014. Those clients will be notified by mail of the discontinuance by October 31, 2016. Clients who have recently received a renewal notification regarding their current GHI policy, or who will receive one in the months ahead, may continue with their existing program at the rates indicated for renewal until the termination of their program on February 1, 2017.
In order to provide sole proprietor clients with alternative coverage, GHI has created the GHI Small Business Advantage Program, which will be available for groups of from one to fifty eligible employees.
If you are enrolled in either the GHI PPO/EPO plan in NYC, please call (631) 961-5200 for more information.
New Medicare Part D prescription drug plan
The new Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit enrollment period begins on November 15, 2005 and runs to May 15, 2006.
For more information, please visit the Medicare web site or call 1 (800) MEDICARE.
GHI discontinuing sole proprietor health care options in NYC
Effective November 1, 2005, GHI will no longer be offering for sale to new customers its current sole proprietor options. These options will be discontinued for all clients, beginning February 1, 2006. The discontinuance will affect your sole proprietor clients as follows: