Benefits Open Enrollment—AAUP, AFSCME, Non-Bargaining Retirees and Surviving Spouses

Health Care Benefits

Your 2020 health plan option will remain the same. No action is needed if you want to stay on the health plan; it will carry over to 2020.  

Please note that the WMU Retiree Health Plan is secondary to Medicare when the retiree or dependent is eligible for Medicare. Medicare-eligible participants must maintain Medicare Parts A and B.  Please send WMU a copy of your and your dependent's Medicare card when you initially become eligible.

AAUP and Non-Bargaining  Retirees and Surviving Spouses - A Community Blue Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plan is offered and it is administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM). Health care benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage.  Please note that there are some changes for 2020. 

View your 2020 Open Enrollment Guide: Know Your Benefits

View your 2020 Health Care Contributions: AAUP and Non-Bargaining Retirees and Surviving Spouses

General health benefit information including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage can be found here

AFSCME Retirees and Surviving Spouses -  A Community Blue Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plan is offered and it is administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM). Health care benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. 

View your 2020 Open Enrollment Guide: Know Your Benefits

View your 2020 Health Care Contributions: AFSCME Retirees and Surviving Spouses

General health benefit information including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage can be found here

What forms do I need to complete?

To change your health care benefit election effective Jan. 1, 2020, complete the PPO health insurance enrollment and change form

To enroll a designated eligible individual effective Jan. 1, 2020, complete the designated eligible individual enrollment form.

Where do I send my completed forms?

Submit your completed health insurance enrollment and change form to Human Resources no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

If you are not able to print the enrollment forms, you may pick up a copy of the form(s) in Human Resources.

When will my changes take place?

Health care benefit elections are effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Medicare Part D and other important notices?

View important Benefit Notices.

Are you or your dependent(s) eligible for prescription drug benefits under Medicare Part D due to age or disability? If so please review the Medicare Part D Notice at the link above.

Additional Questions?

If you have additional questions about benefits open enrollment, please contact Human Resources.

The information outlined above is subject to legal documents that pertain to each benefit plan and policies, procedures, contracts, or collective bargaining agreements, which are controlling as to the availability and amount of benefits. This website is not a legal document.