CTPF Information that may impact you.

1099-R Address Change Reminder

The deadline to submit an address change for the 2021 1099R mailing for pensioners is December 14. Address changes cannot be made over the phone. Retirees must send a written and signed request to change their address or complete a Change of Address form (CTPF Form 107) and return it to imaging@ctpf.org. All address changes for active CTPF members are reported through their employers' reporting system.






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Pensioner Trustee Election Results


The CTPF Pensioner Trustee election concluded at 5:00 p.m. (CT), November 6, 2021. Pensioners elected three Trustees who will serve two-year terms through 2023. Lois Nelson, Mary Sharon Reilly and Maria J. Rodriguez received the highest votes and were re-elected. The CTPF Election Central page contains the certified election results.











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2021 Update for CTPF Retirees Returning to Work

CTPF Retirees who are currently serving as substitutes in the Chicago Public Schools should inform themselves about the modifications to the Return-to-Work Rules that have gone into effect for the academic year 2021-22. Please go to https://www.ctpf.org/news/return-to-work-rules-modified. As before, it is the responsibility of the CTPF retiree to track/manage his/her substitute work record and compensation received.






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2022 CTPF Health Insurance Advisory

CTPF 2022 Health Insurance open enrollment will conclude on October 31, 2021. If you are satisfied with your current plan, there is nothing you need to do to remain enrolled. However, please be aware that at this time of year, there are many companies which solicit you with all types of Medicare advertisements via U.S. Mail, television, newspapers and other publications as well as social media.

Please be cautious and donít make a costly mistake. It is necessary to evaluate other plans to determine if they will better address your needs before you make a change. If you enroll in any of the non-CTPF options, you will be disenrolled from your CTPF Health insurance plan by Medicare. If you do so; and later realize that the new plan doesnít address your needs, you will have to wait until the next open enrollment period in October 2022 to reenroll for 2023. You can only rejoin a CTPF plan without a qualifying plan once in your lifetime. In prior years, significant numbers of CTPF members were most disillusioned to learn that enrolling in a non CTPF Medicare plan caused them to lose access to their CTPF Medicare Health Insurance and that returning was not simple. Proceed with caution.
If you have questions, please contact CTPF Member Services at memberservices@ctpf.org or call (312)641-4464 on or before Friday, October 29, 2021.



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CTPF Retiree Trustee's Election.


A significant number of CTPF retirees have contacted RTAC to report that they have not received their ballots to vote for the three CTPF retiree trustee positions for the 2021 CTPF Trustee Election. The ballots were mailed Monday, October 18, 2021 and are to be returned with a postmark on or before Friday, November 5, 2021. If you have not received your ballot as yet, please call (844)413-2929 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or contact YESelections at CTPFsupport@YesElections.com

11/1/2021 UPDATE:

Due to US Postal Service mail delays, CTPF is extending the date to return ballots in the Pensioner Trustee Election. All ballots must now be postmarked by November 6, 2021, and received by the Election agent by 5:00 p.m. (CT) on November 12, 2021. CTPF will also offer two drop box locations for pensioners who want to return their ballots locally at the addresses below.

Chicago Teachers Pension Fund Lobby
  425 S. Financial Place
  Chicago, Illinois    60605
See below for Parking Vouchers
Hilton Chicago-Oak Lawn
9333 S. Cicero
  Oak Lawn, Illinois  60453
Free Parking

Replacement Ballots

Pensioners who have not yet received ballots and do not have access to the Internet to vote can call YesElections at (844) 413-2929 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CT), Monday through Saturday to request a replacement ballot be sent express mail to their home. There is no charge to receive a ballot via express mail and a pre-paid Priority Mail return envelope will be included in the package. The Priority Mail envelope can be included in regular mail pickup by the United States Post Office.

CTPF will offer a parking voucher
for members who drop off ballots at 425 S. Financial Place. You must park in the 425 S. Financial Place garage (located underneath the building) and present your garage entry ticket to receive a voucher. Parking vouchers are only being offered for the building's garage.

NOTE:This does not affect nor pertain to the Teacher Trustee election.




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