You and MIT share the cost of your health plan.
You pay your portion through deductions from your MIT pay each pay period. You are not taxed on the deductions for your health plan.
The amount you pay depends on the coverage tier you select, the plan you choose, and your employment category—Faculty/Staff, Support/Service, or Postdoctoral Fellows.
Faculty and Staff - Semimonthly Health Plan Rates as of January 1, 2018
|Coverage Tier||MIT Traditional Health Plan||MIT Choice Health Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield)||MIT High Deductible Health Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield)|
|Employee + Spouse (or Domestic Partner)||$244.50||$265.50||$203.00|
|Employee + Child(ren)||$209.00||$227.00||$173.50|
Support and Service - Weekly Health Plan Rates as of January 1, 2018
|Coverage Tier||MIT Traditional Health Plan||MIT Choice Health Plan|
(Blue Cross Blue Shield)
|MIT High Deductible Health Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield)|
|Employee + Spouse (or Domestic Partner)||$107.08||$116.77||$87.92|
|Employee + Child(ren)||$94.15||$102.46||$77.77|
- Postdoctoral Associates: See Faculty and Staff rates above
- Postdoctoral Fellows: See MIT Affiliate Health Plan information, as well as Benefits Eligibility for Postdoctoral Fellows
What Else You Should Know
Domestic partnership insurance and taxes
MIT's policy is the same for domestic partners as it is for married spouses and their eligible dependent children. You and MIT share the cost of coverage for your spouse/domestic partner and/or any eligible dependent children. You should be aware, however, that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) imposes certain financial and tax regulations on health insurance costs in domestic partnerships. See the Domestic Partner Taxable Income publication (below).