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Puerto Rico recently adopted rules that reduce the taxes on certain distributions for "eligible expenses" related to Hurricane Maria. An eligible expense is any expense incurred by you or your ascendants (parents, grandparents, etc.) or descendants (children, grandchildren, etc.) to:

    • cover losses resulting from Hurricane Maria;

    • cover extraordinary expenses incurred to cover basic needs after Hurricane Maria; or

    • compensate for unearned income after Hurricane Maria.

 

You may contact the Annuity Department directly at 800-456-3863, to check eligibility, request an application and ask further questions regarding this issue. This tax relief ends effective November 30, 2018.

Empire BlueCross BlueShield, CVS Health, Delta Dental, Davis Vision and MetLife have applications available for download for Android or IOS Mobile device platforms. Each application allows you to check claims, obtain I.D. Cards, search for a doctor or pharmacy in your location as well as other valuable tools to manage your health needs.

 

Click the link to each carrier flyer for more information on what each app can do and visit the Google Play store or the App Store to download each app.

 

Empire BCBS ; CVS Health ; Delta Dental ; Davis Vision ; MetLife

CVS Health is offering flu shots in more than 68,000 convenient locations, including CVS Pharmacy®, at no cost to you. They also offer other vaccines to prevent common illnesses at 100% coverage by the Plan without a copayment.  Click here for details.

Want to be a better saver and retirement planner? Join Wells Fargo for their 2018 Retirement and Financial Webinar Series to learn relevant money management skills in short, helpful sessions. Each month they offer a new topic — from basic budgeting to retirement investing. Most are only 30 minutes long, so just a small investment of your time helps pave the way for a brighter financial future.

Click here to register for upcoming webinars sponsored by Wells Fargo.

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Delta Dental both want to take the opportunity to provide you with a 2018 Wellness calendar. Each calendar has recommended monthly initiatives to help you stay healthy and keep a beautiful smile. Each calendar has embedded articles that you can easily deploy for viewing by clicking on each article title. Click here for the Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield calendar. Click here for the Delta Dental calendar. Within the calendar, click any link of interest.

Please be advised that Wells Fargo has moved to a paperless environment and therefore, will no longer be sending out quarterly paper statements. Participants must call Wells Fargo every quarter to obtain a paper copy of their statement. They can also obtain a copy by going online to their account at Wells Fargo and download their quarterly statement. Please click here to view the notification about this change.