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AFICS/NY encourages you to become Lifetime Members.
Annual and Lifetime Membership rates:

Members who pay their dues annually are reminded that the dues are payable on or before 31 January of each year.
The Annual membership fee is $45 (or $25 for an Associate Member).
The Life memberhip fee is $400 (or $200 for an Associate Member who must be a Life/Annual member of another UN retiree association).

To join AFICS/NY, please complete the Application Form (MS-Word) and send it to us with your cheque or money order.

Click here to download form for current annual dues.

Medicare B: Annual Reimbursement Request Form for Medicare B
If your contribution for the current year is the same as the one for the previous year,  you do NOT need to fill a new form.  If you pay a different amount, you are required to complete a form every year.  See the ASHI website for details.

Historical background information on Medicare B:
In mid-January 2011, the UN Health Insurance Unit mailed a packet of information containing an Information Circular and other documents to United Nations retirees living in the US to announce changes in ASHI coverage. Click on the documents below for exact information.
-- E-mail sent to some retirees in mid-January
: Medicare Email-14-1-2011.doc
UN IC/2011/3: IC Medicare Part B 2011.pdf
Essential Information and Annex 1: Medicare Part B 2011 Notice.pdf
Annex 2: Frequently Asked Questions: Medicare FAQS.pdf
Annex 3: Medicare Part B Reimbursement Request Form: Medicare Part B Reimbursement
  Request Form.pdf

Annex 4: Declaration of Medicare Part B Ineligibility: Declaration of Medicare Part B

Annex 5: Medicare Part B Enrolment Form: Medicare Part B Enrolment Form

In addition, AFICS/NY produced the following documents:
-- Medicare-PartB-Announcement-2-Dec-2010.doc

-- ASHI Incorporates Medicare-PartB-Announcement-January 31, 2011

Information About Utilizing The Virginia Hazzard Legacy Fund from the Conference of NGOS (CoNGO)
Click here for information: Utilizing The Virginia Hazzard Legacy Fund

URGENT- AFICS needs your Email address changes/updates
AFICS asks members to send your latest changes to your Email addresses to afics@un.org
In the future we will increasingly be notifying you by email.