PFT Health and Welfare Fund Benefits

PFT Health and Welfare Fund Benefits

PFT Health and Welfare Fund Benefits

The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Health and Welfare Fund was established to provide members and their qualified beneficiaries with collectively bargained benefits, including prescription, dental, vision, long term disability, professional development and retirement counseling. This website describes all the benefits that are available to you as a Participant in the Fund, and the conditions under which the benefits are available. For detailed information about each benefit, please click on one of the above links or read the Summary Plan Description.


Upcoming Events

PFT Health & Welfare Fund Education Conference

PFT Health & Welfare Fund Education Conference @ Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia

March 3 at 5:00 pm – March 4 at 2:00 pm

Volunteers are needed to be Leaders and Recorders for the conference.

Please call Robenna Wilson at (215) 561-2722 if you would like to volunteer.

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News & Updates

Act 48 Compliance period

Act 48 Compliance period‐‐The Public School Code was further amended to extend “each professional educator’s current continuing professional education compliance period” by one year. Note. This is a one‐time only extension. After this compliance period, the compliance period under the statute is five years.


Teachers planning to retire at the end of June may retain their Personal Choice or Keystone coverage through August 31, provided that the Office of Retirement receives a “Notification of Retirement / Resignation” form on or before April 15.  Forms may be obtained on-line at or by contacting the Retirement Office located at The…


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