Joining UNSMIS with two or more years of Contribution in similiar UN plans

For staff and members of their family who have been insured for at least 2 years under a health plan of an organization part of the United Nations system, dental and optical credits are opened at date of affiliation and this, in proportion of months left until year end (example : a staff who was insured with a New York plan for more than three years and joins the Society on 1 May will have the following credits : dental : CHF 2,500.- ÷ 12 x 8 = CHF 1,660.67 ; optical : lenses : CHF 450 ÷ 12 x 8 = CHF 300; frames : CHF 75 ÷ 12 x 8 = CHF 50).

For Staff who do not fall within this category Dental and Optical Benefits are accrued on monthly pro-rata basis. Please refer to the Benefits Table (Benefit 22 and Benefit 23) or to the Dental and Optical pages of the website.