Overview of Benefits at NMU
The Benefits area of Human Resources administers the benefits package for faculty and staff, retirees, and their families. This includes assisting employees to make informed choices about their medical benefits, dental/vision benefits, retirement savings plans, flexible spending accounts, and the tuition scholarship program.
Our office is located at 105 Cohodas Hall.
PAYER TRANSPARENCY FILES
The below link to machine-readable files contains the following information about Northern Michigan University's group health plan: (1) In-network health provider rates for covered items and services; and (2) Out-of-network allowed amounts and billed charges for covered items and services. These machine readable files are provided as required by the regulations issued by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Treasury, and the Affordable Care Act to ensure greater price transparency for group health plan participants and beneficiaries. If you have questions about the University's group health plan, please contact Kristen Bjorne, Director of Benefits, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (906) 227-1030.
The machine readable files can be located at: https://bcbsm.sapphiremrfhub.com/tocs/current/northern_michigan_university (the preferred browser may be Firefox)
NOTE: The files are extremely large and contain more records than most spreadsheet programs (such as Microsoft Excel) can handle, which could result in an incomplete loading of data. Use of database or statistical software may likely be required.
Summary of Benefits
The following links provide a summary of all benefits (e.g. paid holidays, annual leave, sick leave, etc.) for each employee group as stated below:
- Adjunct Faculty
- Contingent Faculty
- Food/Maintenance/Police Officers
- Non-Represented (Executives, Senior Management, Deans, Department Heads, Senior Administrators, Coaches)
- Post Doctoral Fellow
- Technical and Office Professional Staff