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04/14/2021 — Special Enrollment for Flexible Spending Accounts for Plan Year 2021

Use this one-time special enrollment period to make changes or to increase, decrease or cancel your current Healthcare or Dependent Care FSA (you will still be responsible for contributing funds for any expenses already used). You can also enroll in ...

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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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January 01, 0001

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

tehw shared this story from Wellness.

b'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

tehw shared this story from Wellness.

b'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.

tehw shared this story from Wellness.

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





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Can I add my girlfriend/boyfriend to my health plan?

You cannot add your boyfriend or girlfriend to the Plan unless they legally qualify as your domestic partner. To qualify as your domestic partner, they must meet criteria set forth by the Health & Welfare Plan and submit an “Affidavit of Domestic Partnership” to the Plan to receive benefits. For more information, visit Eligibility for Domestic Partners.

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