2021-2022 Montana University System Retiree Benefit Plan Information

  • The annual enrollment dates for MUS retirees to make benefit changes are Monday, April 26 through Friday, May 14, 2021.
  • The MUS Retiree Choices benefit books and enrollment forms will be mailed to retirees during the week of April 12. Retiree Choices benefit books will also be available online the week of April 12.
  • Retiree Choices enrollment forms are available from the campus Human Resources/Benefits office upon request.

 

 

  • The MUS Benefits office provided an online retiree benefits presentation on Thursday, April 22 via WebEx. 
  • The Montana State University Retiree Association presented their health insurance info sessions on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23 via Zoom.

You can download both powerpoint presentations at the links below:

 

 

  • If you are making changes for the 2021-2022 Plan Year to your MUS Choices Retiree Benefit Plan you must submit a hard copy of your enrollment form to the campus Human Resources/Benefits office by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 14, 2021. If you are not making any changes to your benefits, you do not need to submit an enrollment form - you will automatically be enrolled in your current benefits (with the exception of the new Medical Plan administrator).

Office of HumanResources
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172520
Bozeman, MT 59717-2520

  • MUS direct bill retirees will continue to submit their monthly premium payments directly to Businesssolver. Businesssolver allows you to make online payments and offers scheduled Automated Clearing house (ACH) transactions and physical coupons.

 

 

  • Direct bill monthly premium payments should not be sent to the campus Human Resources/Benefits office. 
  • New monthly premium direct bill coupons for July-December 2021 will be sent out to current direct bill retirees who have benefit changes.
    • If a direct bill retiree does not have any benefit changes, no new monthly premium direct bill coupons will be generated.
  • If you have any questions about retiree direct billing, please contact Businesssolver at 1-833-520-9689.
  • MUS retirees who pay their monthly premium payments via the Montana Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) or the Montana Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) will automatically have their monthly premium payments adjusted if they have benefit changes.
    • If you need to change your premium payments from a pension deduction to direct bill as of July 1, 2021, please contact your campus Human Resources/Benefits office to help you make this changes.
  • If you choose to disenroll from the MUS Choices Retiree Benefit Plan effective July 1, 2020, you must notify your MSU campus Human Resources/Benefits offie no later than Friday, May 14, 2021. If you disenroll from the Plan you will not be able to return to the Plan in the future.

 

 

 

Contacts

Jeannette Grey Gilbert
Montana State University
Chief Human Resources Officer
(406) 994-4284
[email protected]

Amy Berry
Montana University System | Employee Benefits
Associate Director of Retirement Benefits & Pension Plans
(406) 449-9159
[email protected]

Mary Lachenbruch
Montana University System | Employee Benefits
Director of Benefits
(406) 449-9158
[email protected]