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Thursday, July 24, 2014

New Hires

Do you have a new employee to enroll in your MERS program? We’ve made the process as easy as possible for you. Click the links below for specific instructions based on the MERS program. You’ll need to complete the enrollment process for every applicable program. If you have questions, please contact us at 800.767.2308.

Defined Benefit Plan  •  Defined Contribution Plan  •  Hybrid Plan  •  Health Care Savings Program  •  457 Program  •  Group Life & Disability

 

MERS Defined Benefit Plan

To enroll a new employee in the MERS Defined Benefit Plan:

  1. Have them complete and sign the Membership Application, and Personal Information Form.
  2. Enter their information by logging in to the MERS Employer Portal.
  3. Click ‘Defined Benefit’ under the ‘Reporting’ tab.
  4. Click ‘Member Display’ under the ‘Members’ tab.
  5. Click ‘New Application.’
  6. Complete the necessary fields.
  7. Add the employee’s beneficiary information.
  8. Click ‘Save’ then ‘Validate.’
  9. Click ‘Submit.’
  10. Return the completed forms to us by mail or fax.

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MERS Defined Contribution Plan

To enroll a new employee in the MERS Defined Contribution Plan:

  1. Have them complete and sign the Personal Information Form (MD-001), Beneficiary Form (MD-003), and Payroll/Investment Election Form (MD-002).
  2. Enter their information by logging in to the MERS Employer Portal.
  3. Click ‘Defined Contribution’ under the ‘Reporting’ tab.
  4. Click ‘Member Display’ under the ‘Members’ tab.
  5. Click ‘New Application.’
  6. Complete the necessary fields.
  7. Add the employee’s beneficiary information.
  8. Click ‘Save’ then ‘Validate.’
  9. Click ‘Submit.’
  10. Return the completed forms to us by mail or fax.

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MERS Hybrid Plan

To enroll a new employee in the MERS Hybrid Plan:

  1. Have them complete and sign the Personal Information Form (MD-001), Beneficiary Form (MD-303), and Payroll/Investment Election Form (MD-302).
  2. Enter their information by logging in to the MERS Employer Portal.
  3. Click ‘Hybrid’ under the ‘Reporting’ tab.
  4. Click ‘Member Display’ under the ‘Members’ tab.
  5. Click ‘New Application.’
  6. Complete the necessary fields.
  7. Add the employee’s beneficiary information.
  8. Click ‘Save’ then ‘Validate.’
  9. Click ‘Submit.’
  10. Return the completed forms to us by mail or fax.

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MERS Health Care Savings Program

To enroll a new employee in the MERS Health Care Savings Program:

  1. Have them complete and sign the Personal Information Form (MD-001), Beneficiary Form (MD-103), and Payroll/Investment Election Form (MD-102).
  2. Enter their information by logging in to the MERS Employer Portal.
  3. Click ‘Health Care Savings Program’ under the ‘Reporting’ tab.
  4. Click ‘Member Display’ under the ‘Members’ tab.
  5. Click ‘New Application.’
  6. Complete the necessary fields.
  7. Add the employee’s beneficiary information.
  8. Click ‘Save’ then ‘Validate.’
  9. Click ‘Submit.’
  10. Return the completed forms to us by mail or fax.

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MERS 457 Program

To enroll a new employee in the MERS 457 Program:

  1. Have them complete and return to you the information in the MERS 457 Enrollment Kit.
  2. Keep the form on file for your records.
  3. Enter their information by logging in to the MERS Employer Portal.
  4. Click ‘457 Program’ under the ‘Reporting’ tab.
  5. Click ‘Member Display’ under the ‘Members’ tab.
  6. Click ‘New Application.’
  7. Complete the necessary fields.
  8. Add the employee’s beneficiary information.
  9. Click ‘Save’ then ‘Validate.’
  10. Click ‘Submit.’
  11. Return the completed forms to us by mail or fax.

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MERS Group Life & Disability

To enroll a new employee in the MERS Group Life & Disability:

  1. Login to the AdminEASE website.
  2. Follow the steps to enroll a new employee.
  3. For help using AdminEASE, click here.
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The information contained in this Web site is being made available as a public service. The information is not intended to constitute legal or investment advice, or to replace official versions of that information. Benefit Estimates or Service Credit Purchase estimates requested through this Web site are not official descriptions of any benefits, and do not represent a promise by MERS to provide any benefit(s) to any person(s). No one can detrimentally rely upon the information provided in, or requested through this Web site. MERS reserves the right to correct any errors, and presents this information without warranties, express or implied, regarding the information?s accuracy, timeliness or completeness. If you believe the information is inaccurate, out-of-date, or incomplete, or if you have problems accessing or reading the information, please call MERS at 800.767.MERS (6377).