Important note: Costs will be different for part-time employees. Please call the HR Service Center for details.
- No dependent buyup for Basic PPO and HMO
- No cost for prescription coverage if enrolled in a medical plan.
- No cost for supplemental coverage, which includes dental, vision, and hearing aid reimbursement plans if enrolled in a medical plan.
If you enrolled in medical coverage during onboarding, you will have been pre-enrolled in prescription coverage as of your 90-day point. No further action is required to enroll you in this coverage. If you did not enroll in coverage during onboarding and wish to enroll yourself and/or eligible dependents at 90 days, please visit ESS and select the PEBTF Benefits Enrollment tile to begin the process.
If you have additional questions about the benefit programs or how to enroll, please refer to the HR Services for Commonwealth Employees list to find out who to contact for more information.
You may be enrolled in other plans offered by the commonwealth. You should review your designated beneficiaries.
If you have questions, you may contact each provider directly or complete and follow the submission instructions on the forms provided below:
The commonwealth offers several optional insurance programs you may want to consider. If you already participate in any of these plans, you should review your current choices to ensure they continue to meet your needs. You may purchase additional life insurance for yourself or your eligible dependents. Likewise, you may also purchase short-term and/or long-term disability coverage.
For more information, please contact Prudential at 800.893.7316 or visit the website for commonwealth employees. For detailed information or to enroll in critical illness insurance, please contact MetLife at 877.755.7480 x2001 or visit the website for commonwealth employees.