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

Please note: An error was discovered in your Know Your Benefits guide for 2019 Open Enrollment. A correction memo will be sent to your home address and a revised Know Your Benefits guide will be posted to this web page during the week of October 22, 2018.

Health Care Benefits

Billing frequency will change from quarterly to monthly effective 2019.

AAUP and Non-Bargaining  Retirees and Surviving Spouses - Your 2019 health plan options will remain the same. No action is needed if you want to stay on the health plan; it will carry over to 2019. 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 the WMU Retiree Health Plan is secondary to Medicare when it is offered. Medicare-eligible participants must maintain Medicare Parts A and B. 

View your revised 2019 Open Enrollment Guide: Know Your Benefits

View your 2019 Know Your Benefits Correction Memo

View your 2019 Health Care Contributions: AAUP and Non-Bargaining Retirees and Surviving Spouses

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. Please note that there are some changes for 2019. 

View your 2019 Open Enrollment Guide: Know Your Benefits

View your 2019 Know Your Benefits Correction Memo 

View your 2019 Health Care Contributions: AFSCME Retirees and Surviving Spouses

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

Your current benefits enrollment information is available through Employee Self Service, which you can access by logging into your GoWMU account. 

What forms do I need to complete?

To change your health care benefit election effective Jan. 1, 2019, complete the PPO health insurance enrollment and change form

To enroll a designated eligible individual effective Jan. 1, 2019, 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. 16, 2018.

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, 2019.

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.