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Update: COVID-19 vaccines are FDA-authorized and FDA-approved. FDA-authorized and FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines are covered at $0 cost-share to you through Dec. 31, 2021. You MUST show your Medicare number which is on your red, white and blue Medicare card. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health departments are advising who can get the vaccines and when. Find resources about vaccine availability for your area

Watch this short video to learn more about what to expect when you get the COVID vaccine, why it’s important, and to hear the experiences of those getting and giving the vaccine.

We’re here to provide support and resources:

  • COVID-19 testing and testing-related services are $0 cost-share through the national public health emergency period.
  • COVID-19 treatment cost-sharing will be according to your benefit plan.

And you have expanded access to virtual visits (telehealth) through the national public health emergency period, currently scheduled to end January 15, 2022. For additional details, sign in to your online account.


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Virtual Visits
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Annual Wellness Visit
It may be time to schedule your annual wellness visit.  An Annual Wellness Visit with your doctor is one of the best ways to stay on top of your health. Learn more about the Annual Wellness Visit »

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2022 Open Enrollment Period

Begins: 10/01/2021
Ends: 10/31/2021

Understanding CTPF’s and Medicare’s Open Enrollment Dates

Attend an Educational Meeting

Ask questions and get information about the 2021 Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund UnitedHealthcare® Group Medicare Advantage (PPO) plan. We’ll explain what you need to know about the plan to help you live a healthier, happier life.

Telephone Meetings:

  • Tuesday, April 27
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST
    Call: 1-877-692-8955
    Participant Access Code: 7898106

  • Wednesday, April 28
    10 a.m.-12pm CST
    Call: 1-877-692-8955
    Participant Access Code:5153203

Online Meetings:
To attend: See these detailed instructions

  1. Click on the meeting date below you want to attend 
  2. Enter your name and email address
  3. Enter the Event Password located below
  4. Click “Join Now” Follow the instructions that appear on your screen
  • Thursday, April 29
    10:00am-12:00 pm CST

    Webex Meeting

    Event Password: CTPFs21!
    Event number: 135 883 3684

  • Friday, April 30
    10:00am-12:00pm CST

    Webex Meeting

    Event Password: CTPFs21!
    Event number: 135 298 4196

Spring Education Meeting Presentation  (PDF)(93.4 KB)

Virtual Education Center

It’s all the information you need to help you understand and access your MA/ MAPD plan benefits — in one place, at any time, from your favorite device. Let’s get started.



Compare Benefits: See the differences between the benefits plans available to you (PDF)(43.6 KB)

Renew by UnitedHealthcare: Renew helps you take charge of your health (PDF)(551.8 KB)

Get active with the SilverSneakers program »

Authorized Representative: Designate someone to help you with your health care plan(PDF)(1.3 MB)

Reimbursement Request: 
Request reimbursement for eligible out-of-pocket expenses(PDF)(782.8 KB)

Need to RSVP for a meeting?

By Phone: Call the number below to have a representative reserve your seat.

TTY users, call: 711
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. local time
Monday through Friday


The information is a summary and is subject to change, as of October 15, 2021. It describes benefits we offer to all members in all states. It also includes federal requirements. More benefits may be available in some states and under some plans.

Last updated: 07.20.2021 at 12:01 AM CT  H2001_031921HMR