AFT Massachusetts Member Benefits
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AFT Member Benefits
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Dental and Vision Plans
The Dental and Vision Plans are administered by the Massachusetts State Health Care Professionals' Dental Fund c/o Alicare. The link for the Summary Plan Description booklet, effective February 1, 2013 is massnurses.org.
Please note that the Schedules of Dental Benefits within the Summary Plan Descrption booklet have been updated. The Schedules of Dental Benefits Effective as of January 1, 2016 can be found here, Delta Dental Schedule of Dental Benefits Effective 1.1.2019
Please note that a change in family or employment status, such as the birth or adoption of a child, must be made within 60 days after the qualifying change-in-status occurs. It is more fully described in the section HIPAA Special Enrollment Rights in the Massachusetts State Health Care Professionals' Dental Fund Summary Plan Description Booklet on page 32.
Delta Dental is the provider and can be reached at 1-800-872-0500. Their website is www.deltadentalma.com.
Davis Vision is the provider and can be reached at 1-877-923-2847, enter client code 3194. Their website is www.davisvision.com, client code 3194.
Jay Porter American Federation of Teachers Scholarship
For a student who is a Massachusetts resident with demonstrated financial need and in good academic standing. Preference is for a student whose parent(s) is a member of any recognized labor union in Massachusetts.
Contact Scholarship Coordinator, UMD Foster Administration Building Room 105, for application/deadline information (508) 999-8643. Need Based Scholarship Application deadline is May 1 of upcoming academic year.