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Benefits & Enrollment Information

Eligibility & Enrollment

Information about eligibility, enrollment periods, termination of coverage and premium payments.

Change or Cancel Coverage

Detailed information about how to change or cancel coverage due to specific events, including retirement.


Active employees and covered dependents do not need to enroll in Medicare Part B. Medicare-eligible members who are not actively employed should enroll in Medicare Part B.


Most MCHCP forms are available through the Public Entity Human Resources or Payroll office.

MCHCP privacy and health plan forms may be downloaded from the Forms page.


Medical Plans

Plan options:

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Plan
    [a qualified high deductible plan]
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

Prescription coverage is included with medical plan enrollment.

Medical Benefit Details

Detailed information about medical plan services and how they are covered under the plans.

Prescription Drug Plan

Members automatically receive prescription coverage with MCHCP medical plan enrollment.

Dental Plan

Comprehensive dental benefits include: diagnostic and preventive care services, basic and restorative services, and major services through a nationwide network of participating providers. There is a one-year waiting period for major services.

Employees should check with their employer to learn if dental is offered.

Vision Plan

Vision benefits include: routine exams, allowances for lenses and frames or contact lenses.

Employees should check with their employer to learn if vision is offered.

Strive Employee Life & Family (SELF)

SELF is a confidential counseling and referral service that can help the employee and their family successfully deal with life’s challenges.

Employees should check with their employer to learn if SELF is offered. SELF services are available at no cost to the member.

Coordination of Benefits (COB)

Benefits payable by MCHCP medical plans are subject to coordination of benefits to prevent overlapping payments and claim delays.

Additional Benefit Information

Log in to myMCHCP or download the documents below for beenfit information.

Benefit Books


MCHCP provides appeal rights as required by law.


The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), a federal law, requires MCHCP to offer temporary coverage to members when coverage under the plan would otherwise end. Special COBRA enrollment deadlines and premiums apply.

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