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October 2014

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) continues to be on site at Central Services every other Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.  A UHC representative is on site in the Office of Human Capital (OHC), Room 124, to provide assistance to MPS employees and retirees.  Our UHC representative will be available to answer questions regarding your MPS health benefits and assist you with claim issues you may have.  This is in addition to the regular UHC customer service that is available by calling the toll-free number 1-877-440-5982.  In the month of October, our UHC rep will be available, room 124, OHC, Central Services on Wednesday October 1, October 15 and October 29, 2014.

The annual Benefits Open Enrollment effective date is moving to January 1, 2015.  This change will allow employees and retirees to have more complete information about plan features and costs for the entire year at the time of Open Enrollment rather than experiencing a premium rate change in July, as in prior years.  The Open Enrollment election period will be held:

Friday, October 31, 2014, through 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 with changes effective January 1, 2015.

Eligible employees and retirees should look for Open Enrollment materials delivered to your home at the end of October/early November.

Posted by benefits on 9/30/14 5:03:46 PM in project Benefits
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