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Benefits

Are you Benefit Eligible?

Please refer to MPS Insurance Administrative Guidelines for detailed information.

All classes of employees are eligible except the following:
Part-time employees,
Temporary employees,
Seasonal employees, or
Any class of employees which has been specifically excluded from this plan.

Date Coverage Is Effective

Coverage under the plan shall become effective with respect to an eligible employee and eligible dependents on the first day of the month following the first day of full time employment.

For the purpose of this plan, a participant's dependent is any person as defined in the “Eligible Classes of Dependents” section of the MPS Insurance Administrative Guidelines.

Enrollment Status Changes

For changes to enrollment, employees should call or email the Benefits Specialist, Kim Wood at woodkj@midlandps.org to inform MPS of the change (birth, death, marriage, divorce, loss of dependent status, change in address or phone number, etc.). Appropriate insurance companies will then be notified by the Benefits Specialist. Changes must be made within 31 days of the date of the event.

Insurance Information

Click here for more information about our Medical Plan, Health Savings Account, Vision, Dental, Life, AD&D, and LTD Insurances.

Retirement

Midland Public School’s employee retirement plans are handled by the Office of Retirement Services in Lansing, MI. New hires need to make a retirement election within 75 days of their first paycheck. Log on to miAccount with the Member ID you receive from the Office of Retirement Services (ORS) to view your retirement election and years of service. There is a retirement calculator as well as the form to apply for retirement available at this website. If you have lost or forgotten your Member ID or password you can request the information at the website. The ORS employee services number is 1-800-381-5111 or you can use the miAccount Message Board.

Additional Retirement Savings Options

403b
457

Notice of Privacy Practices

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can obtain access to this information. The Notice of Privacy Practices is made in compliance with the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information set forth by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, as amended.

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

 

Benefit Questions

If you have any questions regarding benefits and/or eligibility, please contact the Benefits Specialist, Kim Wood, at 989-923-5067 or woodkj@midlandps.org.

Additional Info

Benefit Specialist
Kim Wood
989-923-5067
woodkj@midlandps.org