RETIREE BENEFITS

 
RETIREE'S PENSION BENEFITS
 

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Qualifying city civilian retirees are entitled to several kinds of benefits.  However, from time to time, medical co-pays, premiums, coverage levels or providers may change. DRCEA and the City of Detroit will provide information to you regarding any changes.
 

Benefits generally available include: 

Medical care – You may choose from several plans and providers for medical, hospitalization and prescriptions.  Co-pays, premiums and deductibles vary depending on the plan or provider selected, when you retired and what state you now live in.

Dental care – You receive professional services for preventative and restorative dentistry and for certain orthodontic services.  Current providers are Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Golden Dental Plan and DENCAP.  Coverage and co-pays vary among the providers.

Eye care – Provides for biannual eye examinations and all or part of the cost of eyeglass frames and lenses.  The amount depends on the lenses and frames selected.  Current providers include Heritage Optical, Spectera and their many affiliates.

 

All questions or problems concerning medical benefits such as hospital, doctor, dental and eye care are handled by the Labor Relations Division Benefits Administration Office of the City of Detroit Human Resources Department, 1300 Rosa Parks Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48216.  Telephone: 313-224-4809 or 313-224-4813, the toll free number is 1-888-288-2684


 Death Benefit Coverage: Effective July 1, 2002 based on years of service:

*For years of service beyond 30 years, add $93 per year for each additional year of service.

Years of Service


Benefit

Years of Service


Benefit

Years of Service


Benefit

10 or Less

$1,860

17

$2,511

24

$3,162

11

$1,954

18

$2,604

25

$3,255

12

$2,046

19

$2,697

26

$3,348

13

$2,139

20

$2,790

27

$3,441

14

$2,232

21

$2,883

28

$3,534

15

$2,325

22

$2,976

29

$3,627

16

$2,418

23

$3,069

30*

$3,720




Update:  20 Feb 2012


 

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