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  • Welcome to 1199cfunds.org

    1199C Benefit & Pension Funds for Hospital and Health Care Employees – Philadelphia and Vicinity

    © Lois Mauro

    Welcome to 1199cfunds.org – the online home for the 1199C Benefit & Pension Funds for Hospital and Health Care Employees – Philadelphia and Vicinity. This site is designed to provide you-and your family-with round-the-clock-access to information about your Health and Welfare & Pension benefits.

    We are the Benefit & Pension Fund for Hospital and Health Care Employees – Philadelphia and Vicinity. Since 1991, we have provided health & welfare and pension benefits for over 8,000 members and retirees and their families.

    Generally, our Health & Welfare and Pension benefits are funded by participating employers who make contributions to the Fund as the result of a collective bargaining agreement. Click here for a list of participating employers.

  • News & Events

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    Benefit Fund Newsletter – June 2020

    June is Men's Health Month. Studies show men are less likely to seek medical care for a number of reasons. Some avoid care because they feel fine. Others are nervous about an exam or what it might reveal. Some men even see medical care as a sign of weakness. But  [ read more ]

    Nutrition and Hydration: Quick Facts for COVID-19 Patients Recovering at Home

    Nutrition and Hydration: Quick Facts for COVID-19 Patients Recovering at Home

    In the US, only around 12% of those infected with COVID-19 will require hospitalization.1 The remaining 88% are people who will manage their illness and recover at home. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are fever, cough, and shortness of breath; these symptoms are usually accompanied by fatigue and  [ read more ]

    Benefit Fund Newsletter –  May 2020

    Benefit Fund Newsletter – May 2020

    May is Mental Health Month - In times of crisis, it is often times difficult to find happiness in everyday life. For the next 30 days, you are challenged to try one action each day to find some happiness. Download the May Benefit Find Newsletter for calendar.  [ read more ]

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    Benefit Fund Office Closed - Phone & Email Assistance Available

    District 1199C Union hall will remain closed until June 4th, 2020. We will reevaluate as necessary and post any planned changes to this date.  [ read more ]

    CDC Guideline for PPE Gear When Caring for Confirmed or Suspect COVID-19

    CDC Guideline for PPE Gear When Caring for Confirmed or Suspect COVID-19

    Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when caring for patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. Guide to donning (putting on the gear) & doffing (taking off the gear) PPE.  [ read more ]

    Benefit Fund Newsletter –  April 2020

    Benefit Fund Newsletter – April 2020

    Aetna will be providing access to a COVID-19 Toolkit for Resources for Living (RFL) to help provide additional resources through their employee assistance program. This is open to everyone and has some basic coping resources, as well as crisis phone numbers members can utilize. There are tips for managing stress,  [ read more ]

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

    What is COVID-19? What are the symptoms of COVID-19? How is COVID-19 spread? We've assembled a list of frequently asked question to help inform members about the details around the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.  [ read more ]

    Benefit Fund Newsletter –  March 2020

    Benefit Fund Newsletter – March 2020

    March is National Nutrition Month: Power your day with a healthy start at breakfast.; Food for your mood: How what you eat affects your mental health.; This Month's Recipe Spotlight Garden Vegetable Lasagna!  [ read more ]