Health Premiums

computer desk laptop stethoscope

2023 Health MCS Programs

Modesto City Schools

MTA Medical Benefits Trust Fund

The purpose of the MTA Medical Benefits Trust Fund (MBTF) is to provide supplemental funds for MTA retirees’ health care premiums from the time of their retirement until they become Medicare eligible.

Effective July 1, 2022, eligible retirees receive $525 per month* to supplement their health care premiums until they reach age 65.

  • Retiree must have 15 years (FTE) of full-time employment in Modesto City Schools, with at least the final three years as a member of the MTA bargaining unit.
  • Retiree must be at least 55 years old at the time of retirement.
  • Retiree must have District health coverage at the time of retirement.

*Note: Some other conditions m


To be eligible for cash-in-lieu, employees must provide proof of coverage of other minimum essential coverage. Employees hired after 7/1/2020 are not eligible for cash-in-lieu (see acceptable proof).

In order to receive cash-in-lieu payment effective January 1, 2023, the completed form and proof of coverage must be submitted online via Informed K12 by October 31, 2022. There will be no retroactive payment for late submissions.

Author: Modesto Teachers Association

MTA Web Designer