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The links below will take you to sites of interest to retirees.

FAQ’s and Forms for Medicare Part B Premium Reimbursement Plan (info provided by J. J. Stanis & Updated 9/2023)

  • FAQs of Medicare Part B – Pages 1 & 2
  • New Enrollee Letter Example – Page 3
  • New Enrollee Application – Page 4
  • Example of SSA-1099 – Page 5
  • Example of Medicare direct bill CMS-500 – Page 6
  • Examples of Social Security benefit verification letter – Pages 7-10
  • How to create a Social Security account – Pages 12 & 13
  • June 2024 Application is due by 4/30/2024

Rocky Point Contact: Melissa Itkin, Client Service Specialist
J. J. Stanis and Company, Inc.
377 Oak Street, Suite 406
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone:  (516) 465-3900
Confidential Fax:  (516) 706-7890
Website:  www.jjstanisco.com
Email Address: mitkin@jjstanisco.com


  • Reimbursements are done twice a year--June and December.
  • The breakdown is as follows: June payment is January to June; 6 months (or less if it’s a new enrollee; determined by their retirement date/effective date on their Medicare card) standard Medicare Part B amount, plus prior year IRMAA (if applicable)
  • December payment is July to December; 6 months (or less if it’s a new enrollee; determined by their retirement date/effective date on their Medicare card) standard Medicare Part B amount
NYSUT "Peer Support Hotline."  The hotline has operators who can provide answers, referrals, and empathetic support when you need it.  The service is free.  For more information, CLICK HERE. For more information or to speak with someone at the Peer Support Line, call toll-free 844-444-0152.

New York State Teachers' Retirement System (NYSTRS) - Pertinent information about cost of living, working after retirement, resources and taxes and estate planning.

Alliance for Retired Americans - The Alliance for Retired Americans is a nationwide grass roots organization, launched in May 2001, with more than 4.3 million members working together to make their voices heard in the laws, policies, politics, and institutions that shape American life.

Medicare Rights - The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

NYS Assembly - Lists of Assembly members, issues, standing committees, and press releases.

NYS Senate - Lists of Senate member, state budget facts, and legislative initiatives.

AFT Retirees - The AFT program on retirement and retirees provides information and advocacy for retired members. AFT legislative and program staff stay on top of key national issues affecting retired members.

NYSED Recertification Information - Information about certification requirements and keeping that certification.

Check out the NYSUT Retiree Webinar series. For registration and information about upcoming programs, click here.

Click here to send us your contact information if you are not already an active member.


Email: rockypointretirees@gmail.com