May 20, 2019
April 22, 2019
U-M health plan members who are transgender will soon have coverage for additional medical procedures.
January 28, 2019
October 22, 2018
Open Enrollment for eligible U-M faculty, staff and retirees seeking 2019 benefits begins today and runs until Nov. 2.
September 4, 2018
Faculty and staff who add children to their families can now take advantage of paid parental leave at the University of Michigan.
September 4, 2018
By showing your MCard, faculty and staff can gain discounts on various products and services, including car rentals, cell phone plans, mattresses and hotels. Learn more about MCard discounts.
August 13, 2018
Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to review and change their benefits for the following year. Open enrollment for 2019 benefits is set for Oct. 22 to Nov. 2.
January 12, 2018
Registration is now open for MHealthy's 2018 Rewards program. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff have the opportunity to learn about their health, take action to maintain or improve it, and earn incentives along the way.
January 10, 2018
As the university begins a new century, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program begins serving the university community with a new name — the Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office.
October 23, 2017
Faculty, staff and retirees may change their benefits for 2018 during Open Enrollment, which runs through Nov. 3.
September 25, 2017
The decision to retire is highly personal and can often be complex. Health care coverage, income and staying connected are some of the questions people face with retirement.
By 2021, almost 10,000 university faculty and staff will be eligible to retire.
August 14, 2017
Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to review and change their benefits for the following year. Open enrollment for 2018 benefits is set for Oct. 23 to Nov. 3. New rates and changes take effect Jan. 1.
May 31, 2017
Prescription drug spending is an important driver of health care costs nationwide, but the University of Michigan drug plan has contained costs better than many employers.
August 15, 2016
Faculty, staff and retirees may change their benefits for 2017 during this year's open enrollment period, Oct. 24-Nov. 4.
Eligible individuals may change their medical, dental, vision and legal plans. Faculty and staff may also enroll in a Flexible Spending Account.
March 28, 2016
Sharply rising prices and growing use of specialty drugs continued to impact the university's prescription drug plan in 2015.
November 16, 2015
As part of U.S. health care reform, large employers like U-M are expanding access to health benefits.
July 27, 2015
U-M Premier Care members who meet clinical criteria for prediabetes will be able participate in a Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost through a new collaboration between the Benefits Office, MHealthy and Blue Care Network.
May 5, 2015
The university's prescription drug plan for faculty, staff and retirees continued to outperform cost benchmarks in 2014, but rising specialty drug costs present challenges for the future.
October 20, 2014
The University of Michigan and CHE Trinity Health plan to broaden health care access for the employees of both organizations.
June 12, 2014
On the recommendation of the Medical Benefits Advisory Committee, the university will expand its current coverage of infertility diagnosis, drug therapy and counseling to include in vitro fertilization.
The new coverage takes effect on Jan. 1, 2015, and applies to most U-M medical plans.