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Part-Time Employees

Part-time employees may be eligible to enroll in a State-administered pension program and the Part-Time State Health Benefits Program (SHBP).

Medical Plan Eligibility

Employees not eligible for the Affordable Care Act (ACA):

  • Part-time employees who are members of a New Jersey State administered pension program
  • Your legal spouse
  • Your same sex domestic or Civil Union partner
  • Children up to age 26
  • Must pay the full monthly premium
  • Part-time employees may also be eligible for the same medical and prescription coverage via the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

When Medical Plan Coverage Begins

  • Benefits are effective after two months of continuous employment
  • Coverage continues as long as the monthly premiums are paid

Available Medical Plans

Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO)
Health Maintenance Organization plans administered by Aetna and Horizon
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
Preferred provider organization plans administered by Aetna and Horizon
Tiered Network (TN)
Tiered network plans administered by Aetna and Horizon.
High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP)
Preferred provider organization plans administered by Aetna and Horizon

Medical Plan Fact Sheets

View Glossary of Benefits Terms to see definitions of commonly used benefits terms.

How to Apply

  1. Please refer to New Jersey’s Health Benefits Coverage for Part-Time Employees for additional information including eligibility and plan overviews.
  2. Return the completed forms to benefits@montclair.edu

Medical Plan Contacts

For more information about any participating plan, speak with a plan representative. Contact information can be found on the New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits Plan Contacts page.