Benefit Forms

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Below is a listing of benefit forms for the various benefit options available to you. Please click Administrative Forms, for other listings of administrative forms. Some forms listed below can only be opened and submitted in Internet Explorer.

Health Insurance Forms                                                                                            

GIC Enrollment/Change Form (Form 1)   Use this form to enroll, change or cancel your health insurance coverage.

Dependent Age 19 to 26 Enrollment/Change Form Use this form to enroll or change status for a dependent age 19 to 26.

Waivers Form  Use this form to waive Basic Life Insurance, Dental Insurance or Long-Term Disability Insurance.

Health Insurance Buy-Out Form  Use this form to participate in the Health Insurance Buy-Out program.

GIC Application to Continue Part Cost Premiums (Form 11)  Use this form to apply for a reduction of monthly premium if out on an approved leave of absence.

GIC Employment Status Change Form (Form 1A)  Use this form for an employment status change (including retirement).

State Employee Acknowledgement Form  Use this form to acknowledge that you've reviewed the most recent GIC Benefits Decision Guide and understand your benefit options.

Dental Insurance Forms                                                                                             

Cigna Dental Enrollment/Change Form  Use this form to enroll, make changes, cancel coverage or add dependents to your dental plan. (Use Internet Explorer Only to Open and Submit this Form)

Cigna Dental PPO (DPPO) Dentist Nomination Form Use this form to nominate your dentist to be added to the CIGNA Dental PPO network. (Use Internet Explorer Only to Open this Form)

Vision Insurance Form                                                                                               

Guardian Vision Enrollment Form Use this form to enroll, make changes or cancel your vision coverage. (Use Internet Explorer Only to Open and Submit this Form)

Optional Life Insurance Form                                                                                   

GIC Enrollment/Change Form (Form 1)  Use this form to enroll, change or cancel your Optional Life Insurance coverage.

Long-Term Disability Form                                                                                      

GIC Enrollment/Change Form (Form 1)  Use this form to enroll, change or cancel your Long-Term Disability (LTD) coverage.

Sick Leave Bank Forms                                                                                             

Sick Leave Bank Enrollment Form  Use this form to enroll in the Sick Leave Bank program. (Use Internet Explorer Only to Open and Submit this Form)

Sick Leave Bank Request Form  Use this form to request Sick Leave Bank time. (Use Internet Explorer Only to Open and Submit this Form)

Health Care Spending Account & Dependent Care Assistance Program Forms  

FSA Enrollment Form Use this form to enroll in an FSA account. (Note: This form is for new hires only. Re-enrollments are done online).

FSA Claim Form  Use this form to file an FSA claim.

Letter of Medical Necessity Form  Use this form to assist you and your health care provider on information needed to process your claim.

Child Care Assistance Handbook/Forms                                                                   

Child Care Assistance Employee Handbook/Forms  Use the forms at the end of the packet to apply for Child Care Assistance. (Use Internet Explorer Only to Open this Form)

Massachusetts State Employee Retirement System (MSERS) Forms                 

State Retirement Enrollment Form  Use this form to enroll in the MSERS.

State Retirement Beneficiary Selection/Change Form  Use this form to add or change beneficiaries on your MSERS account.

State Retirement BuyBack Request Form  Use this form to purchase service for your MSERS account.

State Retirement Contract Service BuyBack Form  Use this form to purchase contract service for your MSERS account.

State Retirement Refund/Rollover Request Form  Use this form to apply to withdraw accumulated pension deductions from the MSERS.

State Retirement Option D Form  Use this form to nominate an eligible beneficiary to receive Option C retirement allowance.

Social Security Form (SSA-1945)  Acknowledgement form on the possible effects of the Windfall Elimination Provision on future Social Security Benefits.

Prior Service Form  Use this form to verify prior public service.

Optional Retirement Program (ORP) Forms                                              

Note: You must be eligible to enroll in the Optional Retirement Program (ORP). You will be notified by the Benefits Department in the HR Service Center within your first 2 weeks of hire if eligible.

Notice of ORP Eligibility  Use this form to confirm receipt of eligibility in the ORP.

ORP Enrollment-Change Form  Use this form to enroll in the ORP.

MSERS Refund/Rollover Request Form  Use this form to request a refund or rollover from the MSERS.

SSA-1945 Form  Use this form to acknowledge receipt of possible effects of the ORP on any potential future Social Security benefits.

Standard Insurance Enrollment and Change Form  Use this form to enroll and designate beneficiaries for the ORP Life and ORP LTD Insurance.

403(b) Plan Forms                                                                                                     

403(b) One-Time Payout Deferral Form  Use this form for a one-time 403(b) deferral for sick and/or vacation payout upon separation or retirement.

457(b) Plan Forms                                                                                                     

457(b) Sick & Vacation Pay Deferral Form  Use this form for a one-time 457(b) deferral for sick and/or vacation payout upon separation or retirement.

Tuition Forms                                                                                                            

Tuition Credit & Remission Form  Use this form to apply for tuition credit or remission.

Tuition Assistance Form  Use this form to apply for tuition assistance.

Educational Partnership Authorization Forms                                                 

Assumption College Authorization Form - Graduate Program  This form attests that you are a UMMS employee eligible for the Assumption College Graduate program.

Assumption College Authorization Form - Continuing & Career Education (CCELP) Program  This form attests that you are a UMMS employee eligible for the Assumption College CCELP program.

Clark University Partnership Program (CUEP) Authorization Form  This form attests that you are a UMMS employee eligible for Clark University Partnership program.

Other Forms                                                                                                              

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Request Form  Use this form to apply for reimbursement of eligible adoption expenses (up to a maximum of $1,000 per child).

Employee Record Change Form  Use this form for a legal name change.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)                                                                     

ACA (Affordable Care Act) Glossary  A glossary of Affordable Care Act (ACA) terms.

ACA (Affordable Care Act) FAQ's  A listing of frequently asked Affordable Care Act (ACA) questions.

Form 1095-B FAQ's  A listing of frequently asked questions on Form 1095-B.

Form 1095-C FAQ's  A listing of frequently asked questions on Form 1095-C.

MA Sick Time FAQ's  A listing of frequently asked questions on earned paid sick leave.