Bronx Care Health System

Your union has your back! The incredible benefits you have are a result of your colleagues working together to ensure that resident physicians can both provide the highest quality care possible and improve their working conditions. If you haven’t already, join CIR now. We’re stronger together.


Hearing Aid
Prescription Drug


Education benefits up to $650/year
Meal allowance $1,425/year
Up to $400 board review reimbursement
Chief resident differential $2,900/year
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Residency & Legal

Medical licensure
Professional medical misconduct
Landlord/Tenant issues
CIR Legal Services

Benefits & Forms

Click to order your insurance card
(800) 553-9603 - Group # 720070
(800) 541-7846 - Group # G-417733
(877) 923-2847 - Client code: 2189
(866) 865-4070 - Group # K4DA

Submit paper forms by mail or fax to:
Voluntary House Staff Benefits Plan | 10-27 46th Street, Suite 300-2 | Long Island City, NY 11101 | Fax: (212) 356-8181

Personal information:

  • Membership Form
  • Update Form* to add new dependents to your plan. Requests to add dependents must be received within 30 days of qualifying event (birth/adoption or marriage), and you must attach requested documentation (see form)
  • Domestic Partnership Application (only same-sex partners eligible). To add a partner, download an application below and return a notarized copy, along with all requested documentation, to the Plan office. You must also complete an  Update Form above.
  • Opt-Out Form* Please fill out this form if you would like to remove yourself and/or your dependent(s) from the CIR Benefits Plan.

Please mail or fax the STD disability claims to:
Standard Security Life Ins | P.O. Box 25339 | Farmington, NY 14425 | Fax: (585) 398-2854


Submit paper forms by mail or fax to:
Voluntary House Staff Benefits Plan | 10-27 46th Avenue, Suite 300-2 | Long Island City, NY 11101 | Fax: (212) 356-8181


COBRA (continued health insurance after hospital closure or layoff). If you are electing COBRA for the first time, you must complete the Election Form. If you are changing or updating an existing credit card, complete the Payment Form only.

Appeal & Claim Reprocess:

  • Appeal claim* If your claim was denied in whole or any part or if you disagree with the decision made please fill out the appeal claim.
  • Claim Reprocess Form*- Complete this form if your claim was denied and you are able to provide additional information.

Additional Benefits

Member Only Discounts

View discount programs on the main Members page

Professional Educational Benefit

PEB reimbursements for board exams

Identity Theft Monitoring & Protection

Enroll in identity theft protection through IdentityForce

Voluntary Hospitals House Staff Benefits Plan

View a comprehensive summary of all available benefits, plus the addendum

Regional Vice Presidents & Delegates

Regional Vice Presidents
Mohit Garg, Anesthesiology
Alaa Elnajjar, Psychiatry
Christina Gomez, Pediatrics
Adelaide Oppong-Dwamena, Psychiatry
Chidi Ugwu, Pediatrics
Saurabh Somvanshi, Psychiatry

Vaniza Mehak, Internal Medicine
Laura Yapor, Internal Medicine
Subhan Ata, Internal Medicine
Prakash Upreti, Internal Medicine (Alternate)
Jared Smith, Family Medicine (Alternate)
Ingeborg Westien, Pediatrics

Questions about your contract? Contact: Eve Feldberg | | (646) 763-0449