Health Insurance:

Two Tufts plans for Massachusetts residents:

  • HMO 5000 deductible plan (HRA covers first half of deductible)
  • HMO 3000 Saver.

PPO 5000 deductible plan for non-Massachusetts residents. The PPO plan is through the Cigna Network.

MHA pays an average of 75% of health insurance premiums for individuals and 65% for families.

Dental and Vision Insurance: Dental and Vision plan through Guardian. The vision plan is a part of the VSP vision network. MHA pays an average of 45% of premiums for dental and vision.

Flexible Spending Account: Employees can elect an amount up to $2750 per benefit year of pretax money to pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses including copays and approved medical supplies. Up to $500 rolls over to the following benefit year.

Dependent Care Account: Employees can elect an amount of up to $5000 per benefit year of pretax money to be used to childcare expenses or to care for a dependent in their home.

Short Term Disability: Available to employees who work 30 hours a week or more. Short term disability and other benefits are available through Colonial Life.

Life Insurance and Long-term Disability: All employees who work 35 hours or more per week are enrolled. Life insurance is equal to one year’s salary. There are reductions for employees over the age of 65 of 50% and age 70 of 15%. Life insurance and long-term disability is provided through Lincoln Financial Group.

403B: Retirement plan available to all employees. An employer match of 3% goes into effect after a designated amount of hours worked. The match is paid weekly.

EAP: Voluntary program that offers free assessments, counseling, and referrals to any employee who may be struggling with personal or work-related problems. The EAP can also be utilized through the MHA Cares program at the BestLife Clinic.

First time home buyers grant: Grant available for first time home buyers that is worth up to $500. Employees are eligible for the grant after working at MHA for a year.

Computer Reimbursement: 10% up to $150 of the total purchase price of a computer. Employees are eligible to receive the reimbursement once every three years and only if they have worked an average of 16 hour per week in the past 6 months.

Paid Time Off: Employees who work at least 30 hours per week will accrue paid time off on the first pay day of every month (accruals begin the month after completion of 90 days employment). Paid time off accrual varies based on the number of hours worked.

Sick Time: Available to all employees at a rate of .0334 hours for each hour worked. Employees earn the benefit weekly based on the number of hours worked that week.

PILOT Program: Available to employees who work at least 30 hours per week. Employees can “cash in” some of their accumulated time as long as the employee retains a balance of at least 40 hours.

Discounted Auto and Homeowners Insurance: Discounts on Auto insurance and homeowners insurance are available through Liberty mutual and can be a payroll deduction.

Service Awards:

  • Yearly Longevity Awards: Employees are recognized for their yearly commitment to MHA
  • Core Values Awards: Employees can nominate other employees who they feel embody MHA’s core values of respect, integrity and compassion to receive a core value award.
  • You Matter Award: Similar to the Core Value Awards, employees can nominate one another for a You Matter Award. Nominations can be submitted via the MHA website and can be for any positive action or impact that employee has made.