Applying for Medicare can seem like a daunting task. But it doesn't have to be. Click here to download our MTA Guide to Medicare. It will walk you through the steps of applying for Medicare and what you need to know to improve your health care coverage.
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2020 CalPERS retiree Health Benefits Rates
If you are below age 67 and participating in one of the CalPERS health plans, please CLICK HERE to see your 2020 rates.
If you are age 67 or older and participating in one of the CalPERS health plans, please CLICK HERE to see your 2020 rates.
2020 MUSD VSP & Dental Rates
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Trust Fund Deductions and Reimbursements
Until now, your only option for dealing with your Trust Fund transactions was to have them deposited to or withdrawn from your account at Camino Federal Credit Union. Starting January 1, 2019, you will have the opportunity to have your Trust Fund deductions and/or reimbursements withdrawn or deposited to an account in your name at any financial institution you choose.
Why is this happening? We have retirees that do not live near Camino Federal Credit Union, an though, Camino FCU participates in a wide network of ATM machines and credit unions that people can use for their convenience, there are still retirees who prefer to bank someplace else. For this reason, the choice is now yours. This does not mean you have to leave Camino FCU. Only that you now the convenience of using any banking institution that you regularly use. Please note, even if you want to keep having these transaction happen via your Camino FCU account, you are still required to fill out the forms below.
In order to ensure that the transactions occur on time and to the account you prefer, we ask that every retired Trust Fund participant fill out the appropriate form or forms.
Premium Reimbursement Authorization Form (ALL Trust Fund participants should fill out this form)
Contribution Deduction Authorization Form (Only fill out this form if you are under age 67)
Change of Address
Do you have a new address, phone number or email? Enter your new information here.
2019 CalPERS retiree Health Benefits Rates
If you are below age 67 and participating in one of the CalPERS health plans, please CLICK HERE to see your 2019 rates.
If you are age 67 or older and participating in one of the CalPERS health plans, please CLICK HERE to see your 2019 rates.
2019 MUSD VSP & Dental Rates
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Retiree Town hall Meetings
Did you miss the retiree town hall meetings on August 29, 2017? Fret not, the presentations offered at the meeting are available right here!
CTA has launched a new "Retirement Webpage" to keep members informed regarding all things retirement. At the moment, pensions are a target for republicans looking for ways to balance the budget on the backs of the hard working people of the state of California while preserving the interests of big businesses and the wealthy. Please check back frequently to see the latest regarding retirement. To visit the CTA Retirement Webpage, click here.
MetLife Preferred Provider (Dentist) Search
Have you ever noticed how hard it is to find a good dentist? Some people go to the closest one to their home. Some people base their decision on a friend's or relative's recommendation. Others might tack business cards to a dart board and throw darts to determine which dentist to choose.
While all of these methods may ultimately lead to picking a dentist, MetLife has developed a better way to choose a provider. MetLife's new Preferred Provider Search allows you to view dentists in your area that have been reviewed by MetLife and have been determined to be reputable dentists that provide quality care at affordable prices. If you are in the market for a new dentist or want to see if your current dentist is considered a Preferred Provider, click here.
California Education Coalition for Health Care Reform
If you have ever wondered exactly how the Insurance Committee came to the conclusion that moving to the CalPERS health insurance group made the most sense for the Montebello Unified School District, you need only look to the California Education Coalition for Health Care Reform (CECHCR). This body was put together to educate benefits administrators in the education industry about the options available to keep health care affordable and accessible to all education employees. To learn more about CECHCR and the savings that the Montebello Unified School District has experienced since the change, read about it on the CECHCR website by clicking here.
A bi-partisan group of four Senators have introduced the Social Security Fairness Act of 2013 (S. 896). The Social Security Fairness Act of 2013 aims to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.
Please consider contacting your Congress Person and Senators and ask for their support for this legislations.