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Important notice regarding PEIA

Please be aware that you will need to contact the WV Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) for assistance with your insurance benefits, including Mountaineer Flexible Benefits and Minnesota Life insurance benefits.

PEIA Health Insurance

If you are interested in enrolling in, continuing with or modifying your PEIA health insurance benefits, please contact your benefits coordinator or PEIA directly as follows:

Telephone
(304) 558-7850 or
(Toll Free) 1-888-680-7342

Mailing Address
Public Employees Insurance Agency
601 57th Street, SE, Suite 2
Charleston, WV 25304-2345

Email
PEIA.Help@wv.gov

Website
www.peia.wv.gov

If you will be age 65 or above, and you're preparing to retire, you need to be sure you have both Medicare Parts A and B in force when you retire.

  • If you haven't applied for Medicare, you need to do so immediately by contacting the Social Security Administration online at www.SocialSecurity.gov or by calling 800-772-1213. You need both Part A and Part B. You must have your employer complete a Request for Employment Information (L564) form available here: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/CMS-Forms/CMS-Forms/Downloads/CMS-L564E.pdf
  • If you already have Part A, but you deferred Part B, you need to apply for Part B now. You have a special enrollment period related to your retirement that allows you to pick up Part B with no penalty. To apply for your special enrollment into Medicare Part B, you must have your employer complete a Request for Employment Information (L564)form available here: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/CMS-Forms/CMS-Forms/Downloads/CMS-L564E.pdf. Once that form is completed, you will need to contact Social Security at 800-772-1213, and tell them you need to enroll in Medicare Part B.

To ensure that your Medicare benefits are effective as soon as possible, it is very important that you apply for your Medicare benefits immediately.


Mountaineer Flexible Benefits Plan

For information regarding Dental, Vision, Hearing and Legal coverage, please contact FBMC Service Center at 1-844-559-8248


Minnesota Life Insurance

To report a death claim or to change a beneficiary designation on your life insurance policy, please contact Securian at 800-203-9515 or visit their Website at www.lifebenefits.com

 

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