Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Hospital

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.

Health

Dental
Vision
Outpatient Mental Health Benefit
Prescription Drug
Benefits at a Glance

Contract

Professional Educational Plan: $750/year
Meal Allowance: $3,500/year
Childcare Benefit: $3,500/year
Continuing Learning Program: $1,500/3 years
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Residency & Legal

Continuing Learning Program
Professional Educational Plan
Disability
Legal
CIR Legal Services

Benefits & Forms

Please stay tuned, as paper checks are still being issued until the ACH has been implemented.

ORDER YOUR INSURANCE CARD
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(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:
House Staff Benefits Plan | 10-27 46th Avenue, 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 (same-sex and opposite 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.

Health:


Prescription


Vision


Dental


Hearing


Supplemental Benefits

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

Disability:

Education:

Childcare:

Are you a resident or fellow in need of childcare? You’re in luck!

Housestaff with children 13-years-old or younger are eligible for reimbursement of up to $3,500 per calendar year as of July 1, 2019 for childcare expenses.

To qualify:

  • You must be a resident or fellow at a New York Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H) facility
  • Your child or children must be 13-years- old or younger
  • Your expenses must qualify as tax- exempt per IRS Publication 503
  • Submit a reimbursement form with paid receipt and other required documentation

You can fill out a reimbursement form and find more info below:

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

COBRA:

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.

Patient Care Trust Fund

As part of our mission to improve patient care and safety, the PCTF provides multiple grants to CIR members for research, equipment, educational materials, and more.

Click here to learn more and to apply for PCTF grants.

Appeal & Claim Reprocess:

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

Resources:

Additional Benefits

Post Residency Contract Review

CIR dues paying members at HSBP hospitals are now eligible for a  review of their post-residency employment contract at a substantially discounted rate of $200. Click here for details.

Education Loan Debt Benefit

You are eligible for an individual education loan consultation at a 60% discounted rate! Click here for details.

On-Call Coverage Pool

Identity Theft Monitoring & Protection

Enroll in identity theft protection through IdentityForce

Coverage Pay

Patient Care Trust Fund

As part of our mission to improve patient care and safety, the PCTF provides multiple grants to CIR members for research, equipment, educational materials, and more. Click here to learn more and to apply for PCTF grants.

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

Delegates
Oluyemi Omotoso, Emergency Medicine
Carolina Moreira, Internal Medicine
Ryan Bird, Surgery
Alex Carlos, Internal Medicine
Julio Ovalle, Internal Medicine (Alternate)
Jason Raggi, Emergency Medicine (Alternate)

Questions about your contract? Contact: Lalit Clarkson | Lclarkson@cirseiu.org | (917) 902-7253