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Employee Benefits

Welcome to the UMMC HR employee benefits website. UMMC is committed to ensuring you are provided with a competitive, affordable, and comprehensive benefits plan. We also understand that the needs of each employee may be different, and we continue to strive to meet these differing needs by offering multiple benefit options in addition to those benefits provided by the state.

We invite you to review our Benefits at a Glance guide for information about the benefits that UMMC offers. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Mississippi State and School Employees' Health Insurance Plan (administered by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi)
  • Dental (AlwaysCare)
  • Vision (AlwaysCare)
  • Flexible spending accounts (Southern Administrators & Benefits Consultants)
  • State employees' term life insurance (Minnesota Life)
  • Supplemental term life insurance (UNUM)
  • Whole life insurance (UNUM)
  • Short-term disability (UNUM)
  • Long-term disability (UNUM)
  • Accident insurance (Aflac)
  • Critical illness insurance (Aflac)
  • Hospital indemnity plan (Aflac)
  • Burial insurance (Transamerica Life Insurance)
  • Public Employees Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS)
  • 457 deferred compensation retirement plan
  • 403b tax-sheltered annuity retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program (TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks))
  • Tuition benefit for full-time employees' children attending UMMC or Ole Miss

For more employee benefits information, visit the HR Benefits intranet (log-in required).