Eligibility

In order for new members to be eligible for the health, dental/vision plans, you must be a member of the NWU for 90 days.

Members must also provide the required tax documentation for sole proprietor and small group status.

Massachusetts and Rhode Island members, please see plan descriptions and enrollment procedures available at www.hsamembership.com.

For members in other areas of the US, please go to www.teigit.com for more information.

Required Tax Documentation for members enrolled in New York State plans
Sole Proprietors in operation more than 12 months:

  • The prior years federal income tax Schedule C for an incorporated business subject to Subchapter S with a sole employee;
  • Federal income tax Schedule E for other incorporated business with a sole employee; or
  • W-2 annual wage statement or federal tax form 1099 with schedule F; or
  • Schedule K or K1, IRS Form 1120 or 1120S.

Sole Proprietors in operation less than 12 months:

  • A cancelled business check.
  • A copy of the business bank statement.
  • A certificate of doing business or other appropriate tax documentation which may include a letter from a certified public accountant describing the financial status of the business.
  • Schedule K or K1, IRS Form 1120 or 11205.

Small Groups
For all Small Groups in operation more than 12 months:

  • The most recent copy of the NYS45 form or other comparable documentation of the active employee s status. The documentation must include the NYS tax ID and the current (or future) subscriber must be indicated on the form as a full time employee.

For all Small Groups in operation less than 12 months:

  • A cancelled business check.
  • A copy of the business bank statement.
  • A certificate of doing business or other appropriate tax documentation which may include a letter from a certified public accountant describing the financial status of the business.

NWU full and associate members must have their dues payments current in order to continue accessing the plans.

For more information, please contact services@nwu.org

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