Benefit & Welfare Funds

Doctors Council Benefit Plans, Welfare Funds  and  Annuity Funds

Doctors Council SEIU provides many benefits to our members at no cost to our members and their families.  There are six (6) plans.  What plan you are covered under and what benefits are provided depends on your employer and the collective bargaining agreement (contract) involved.  These Doctors Council benefits have to be negotiated into your contract with your employer.

Listed below are the 6 plans and which employers are covered by them.  You may click on the link to the plan under which you are covered to find the forms needed for the plan, which you may print out and use.  The SPDs (Summary Plan Descriptions) are also available within the link to each plan.  The SPDs are for information purposes only and may have been modified; please contact our office for the most current SPD.

*NEW* Please Note:  All forms are now Adobe Fill-In forms which can be either filled-in online or downloaded & filled-in using any version of Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat. 

1. Doctors Council SEIU Welfare Fund

  • New York City – HHC (Health and Hospitals Corporation) and Mayoral Agencies, including Department of Health (DOH)
  • New York City Transit Authority (TA)

»»Forms

Dental Claim Form

»»DIRECTORY OF PARTICIPATING DENTISTS««

Cobra –  Reimbursement Benefit

Combined Form for Optical/Blood/Maternity/Adoption/Mammography Benefits

Combined Form for Hearing/Psychiatric/Podiatry/Private Duty Nursing-In Hospital Benefits

Healthcare Cost Reimbursement Benefit Claim Form

Legal Services Benefit Claim Form – Out of State Only

SPD (Summary Plan Description)

Click here to download a Doctors Council Welfare Fund brochure

2. Doctors Council SEIU Retirees Welfare Fund

  • Retirees of New York City – HHC (Health and Hospitals Corporation) and Mayoral Agencies, including Department of Health (DOH)

»»Forms

Dental Claim Form

»»DIRECTORY OF PARTICIPATING DENTISTS««

Combined Form for Optical/Blood/Maternity/Adoption/Mammography Benefits

Combined Form for Hearing/Psychiatric/Podiatry/Private Duty Nursing-In Hospital Benefits

Healthcare Cost Reimbursement Benefit Claim Form

Legal Services Benefit Claim Form – Out of State Only

SPD (Summary Plan Description)

3. Doctors Council SEIU Benefit Plan A

  • New York University (NYU) at Woodhull
  • Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) at Coney Island Hospital – Part-timers

»»Forms

Combined Form for Optical/ Chiropractic/ Hearing Aid/Hospital Indemnity Benefits

Healthcare Cost Reimbursement Benefit Claim Form

Legal Services Benefit Claim Form – Out of State Only

SPD (Summary Plan Description)

4. Doctors Council SEIU Benefit Plan B

  • Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) at Coney Island Hospital – Full-timers
  • Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) at Correctional Health Services
  • Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) at Harlem Hospital
  • Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) at Jacobi\NCB Hospital
  • Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) at Lincoln Hospital
  • Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (PAGNY) at Metropolitan Hospital
  • New York University (NYU) at Coler-Goldwater
  • New York University (NYU) at Woodhull-Cumberland

»»Forms

Dental Claim Form

»»DIRECTORY OF PARTICIPATING DENTISTS««

Combined Form for Optical/ Blood/ Maternity/ Adoption/Mammography Benefits

Combined Form for Hearing/ Podiatry/ Psychiatry/ Private Duty Nursing – In Hospital Benefits

Healthcare Cost Reimbursement Benefit Claim Form

Legal Services Benefit Claim Form – Out of State Only

(SPD (Summary Plan Description)

Click here to download a Doctors Council Benefit Plan brochure

5. Doctors Council SEIU Annuity Fund

  • New York City – HHC (Health and Hospitals Corporation) and Mayoral Agencies, including Department of Health (DOH)

»»Forms

To administer and monitor your benefit, including making changes to your account, go to the Great-West Retirement Services website and follow the instructions. You may also call James Condon, Senior Account Executive, at 1-800-596-3384 ext. 617.

(SPD (Summary Plan Description)

Click here to download a Doctors Council Annuity Fund flyer

6. Doctors Council SEIU Annuity Fund 2

  •  Corizon (Prison Health Services) at Rikers Island/ Manhattan Detention Center

»»Forms

To administer and monitor your benefit, including making changes to your account, go to the Great-West Retirement Services website and follow the instructions.  You may also call James Condon, Senior Account Executive, at 1-800-596-3384 ext. 617.

(SPD (Summary Plan Description)

Doctors Council Legal Services Benefits and
Legal Topics Presentation

Dear Doctor:

In March 2021, Doctors Council held a Free Doctors Council Legal Services Benefits and Legal Topics Presentation for our eligible members.  Our members were able to ask questions to and learn from 5 different attorneys with over 150 years of experience on a wide range of issues.

It was great to see so many doctors on the video call.  Many of you have shared positive feedback which is appreciated.  We are glad that you found the presentation useful and informative.

Please click here to view a copy of the Doctors Council Legal Services Benefit and please click here to view a copy of the PowerPoint presentation.

Please click here for the full Summary Plan Description (SPD) of all our benefits, including legal.

Below is the video recording of the Doctors Council Legal Services Benefits and Legal Topics Presentation.

If you have any questions on our Doctors Council Legal Services Benefits or would like to use them, please email info@doctorscouncil.org.

Please keep safe and well.

In Unity,

Frank Proscia, M.D.                 Kevin Collins
President                                   Executive Director

Doctors Council Free Benefit Plan/ Welfare Fund Presentation

Dear Doctor:

In February 2021, Doctors Council held a Free Benefit Plan/ Welfare Fund presentation on Doctors Council benefits for our members and families for eligible members of Doctors Council.  

It was great to see so many doctors on the video call.  Many of you have shared positive feedback which is appreciated.  We are glad that you found the presentation useful and informative.

For eligible members covered by our Doctors Council Benefit Plan, please click here for a Summary Booklet and please click here for the full Summary Plan Description (SPD).

For eligible members covered by our Doctors Council Welfare Fund, please click here for a Summary Booklet and please click here for the full Summary Plan Description (SPD).

Below is the video recording of the Benefit Plan presentation.

Below is the video recording of the Welfare Fund presentation.

These benefits are all part of Doctors Council providing many services to our members, including in bargaining, job protection, grievances and arbitrations to protect our contract rights, compensation, giving a strong voice at work, and empowering doctors to advocate in community and policy issues.

We also provide programming events of interest to our members, such as these informative presentations.  

If you have any questions on our Doctors Council Benefit Plan/ Welfare Fund please email info@doctorscouncil.org.

Please keep safe and well.

In Unity,

Frank Proscia, M.D.                 Kevin Collins
President                                   Executive Director

 

Tax Prep Forum For Doctors and Tax Prep & Financial Planning Benefit for Doctors Council members and families

Dear Doctor:

In January 2021, Doctors Council held a Free Tax Prep Forum For Doctors for members of Doctors Council.  It was great to see so many doctors on the video call.  We have heard from many of you that the forum was excellent and informative and we appreciate the feedback.

As was requested by many of you, please click here for a pdf of the PowerPoint that was presented.

Also, below is the video recording of the presentation.

Many have asked about utilizing the Tax Preparation and Financial Planning Benefit for themselves or their  family.  Please click here for a flyer on the benefit and if you want to use it simply email info@doctorscouncil.org.

Doctors Council provides many services to our members, including in bargaining, job protection, grievances and arbitrations to protect our contract rights, compensation, giving a strong voice at work, and empowering doctors to advocate in community and policy issues.

We also provide programming events of interest to our members, such as this timely forum as we enter into tax season so you can best plan for yourself and your family.  We want to remind you of this important benefit through Doctors Council.

Please keep safe and well.

In Unity,

Frank Proscia, M.D.                 Kevin Collins
President                                   Executive Director