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  • Insurance

Action: The deceased Employee’s coverage concludes on date of death.

If the surviving spouse is a UM Employee, dependents can be added to medical/dental/vision/optional life insurance/optional AD&D also effective date of death.

If the surviving spouse is not a UM Employee, surviving spouse can continue medical/vision plan for life, or in the event of remarriage, coverage concludes. Surviving children can continue medical/dental/vision plan until age 25 as long as the dependent is unmarried, is not eligible for an employer-sponsored group plan of their own, or in the active military.
Consult Benefits Specialist

    Forms » Choices Enrollment Form

  • Salary Payout

Action:To receive a salary payout.
Final salary paid to beneficiary named in Decedents’ Warrant
    Forms » * | Termination Form (Completed by Employer)

  • Retirement

Retirement plan contacts beneficiary named by employee.
All necessary forms supplied by chosen Retirement Plan Company.
Process will require a Certified Copy of Death Certificate.
  • Life Insurance Claim

Action:To research benefit.
Consult Handbook

Action:To file a claim.
Consult Benefits Specialist

  • Optional Accidental Death Claim

Action:To file a claim.
Consult Benefits Specialist


We've got the answers to your questions concerning, Insurance Group Numbers, Care Provider Networks, Coverage ID Cards, and more. Please visit the Quick Questions site.

For additional information or assistance regarding all benefits, please contact:

Rita Garland
Benefits Services
406.243.6095 FAX

Human Resource Services

Emma B. Lommasson Center
Room 252

The University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59812

Phone: 406-243-6766

Fax: 406-243-6095