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Employee Benefits

Featured Information:

Benefits for Life (BFL) Open Enrollment ended March 29, 2024. Visit the Voluntary Benefits section of the Employee Benefits website to learn about plans, enrollment and eligibility information, and more!

Health Plan Discontinuation: McLaren Health Plan and Physicians Health Plan (PHP) have advised they will no longer offer health insurance to State of Michigan employees, retirees, and their dependents effective January 1, 2024. Enrollees in these two plans must elect a new health plan during this fall's Benefits Open Enrollment (BOE) to have coverage as of January 1, 2024. View the Health Plan Discontinuation page for more information.

Preventive Care Vaccines: The State of Michigan Flu Vaccine Clinic Program was discontinued after the close of the 2022 flu vaccine clinic season. Flu vaccines are administered at over 1,000 locations statewide, including your primary care physician’s office, local health department, vaccination clinics, and retail pharmacies. Visit the MDHHS Flu Vaccine Finder for assistance in locating a provider within your county. Preventive care vaccines for children and adults, such as flu, COVID-19, shingles, and childhood immunizations continue to be covered at 100% for employees and dependents who are insured by a state-sponsored group health insurance plan.

Benefits Hub

A collection of benefit resources for State of Michigan employees in one convenient place

Health Plans

Health plan information and options

Dental Plan

State Dental Plan and Preventive Dental Plan information

Vision Plan

State Vision Plan, computer, and safety glasses information

Life Insurance

Life insurance information for employee and dependent life coverage

Disability

Long Term Disability (LTD) and Short Term Disability (STD) coverage

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

FSAs for tax-advantaged health and dependent care savings

Rates

Active, retiree, and COBRA insurance premium rates

Carriers

Insurance carrier contact information, plan summaries, and more

Eligibility Guidelines & Required Docs

Eligibility and documentation requirements for employees and dependents
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Voluntary Benefits

Optional benefit offerings with a variety of payroll-deducted coverage choices

QTFB

Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB) for pre-tax parking and MichiVan deductions

Benefits Open Enrollment (BOE)

Benefits Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity to enroll in or change benefit elections

Retirees

Benefit information for State of Michigan retirees

Forms

Eligibility, enrollment, and documentation forms for state benefits

COBRA

COBRA provides temporary continuation of certain benefits coverage