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05/11/2020 — NEW! Member Self-Service Portal

We are excited to provide a New Member Portal called EasyAdmin. Click on the “Read Full Story” link below to view more information. Please use Google Chrome when accessing the Member Portal. Currently, EasyAdmin is available for the Special Enrollmen...

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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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September 08, 2017

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.





September 08, 2017

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

tehw shared this story from Wellness.

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





September 08, 2017

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

tehw shared this story from Wellness.

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





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I am a rehire. When will my insurance begin?

If you are a METRO employee and a participant in the Plan, but you leave your METRO employment, lose your eligibility for Plan coverage, and then return to work for METRO at a later date, you will be treated a s a new METRO employee.

You will be asked to complete enrollment forms. Before the end of your probation period, you will receive information from the Health & Welfare Plan about the benefit choices available to you. You must return those forms to the Health & Welfare Plan by the date indicated. Full-time employees who do not make a selection will automatically be enrolled for single coverage in the default HMO (Kaiser), and the Cigna Dental HMO.

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