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10/19/2020 — Remember to Set Up Your 2021 Flexible Spending Accounts During Open Enrollment

During Open Enrollment (October 21 - November 20, 2020), you can set up your flexible spending and dependent care flexible spending accounts for 2021 with WageWorks. There is no automatic enrollment. There are two ways to enroll: Visit www.wageworks...

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04/30/2020 — New Hire Alert

Great News! WMATA and Local 689 have agreed that effective April 13th, all Local 689 new hires will become eligible for health/dental from the first day of employment. The Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan provides the medical, pharmacy, d...

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04/30/2020 — Contacting the Health & Welfare Plan Office During the COVID-19 Emergency

We are committed to providing you with the best possible service, and to making our working relationship a success. Due to the Coronavirus, you can submit enrollment documents to the Health & Welfare office via email at info@tehw.org or fax to 30...

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Fat, fructose and calories: 5 nutrition ‘facts’ we used to believe

tehw shared this story from Wellness.

The rules of nutrition keep changing, so you better keep up.





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FDA approves first-of-its-kind 'living drug' for childhood leukemia

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The landmark action opens a new chapter in cancer treatment and clears the drug to treat childhood leukemia.





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Want your kids to have healthy bones? It will take more than a milk mustache.

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The nutrition decisions that kids make now will affect their bones for the rest of their lives.





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I have other medical coverage. Can I select dental only coverage?

No. Medical and dental coverage are offered together. You must elect a medical plan and dental plan or opt out of both medical and dental coverage.

On the other hand, retirees can elect medical and dental coverage together, or just medical coverage.

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