One in every eight women in the U.S. will get breast cancer. That is a scary fact, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk of becoming a statistic. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so now is the perfect time to take healthy steps:
Beyond taking the preventive steps above, early detection is also important. Early detection can include:
To figure out what preventive steps are needed for YOU and to be reminded when you need to do them, download a free app: http://www.earlydetectionplan.org/
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.