MIB LogoMt. Iron – Buhl Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package to all eligible employees.  Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D, Supplemental Life and Long Term Disability (LTD) as well as retirement savings with our tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 Deferred Comp Plans.

All insurance benefits are contract specific, please refer to your Union Contract regarding insurance and other benefit eligibility.  Dependent coverage is available under eligible employees who are enrolled in a medical and/or dental plan.We are committed to providing you answers and guidance regarding your benefit options and elections. Don’t hesitate to contact the Benefits Coordinator at (218) 749-8130, ext. 1115 or jlescarbeau@isd2142.k12.mn.us


  PEIP (Public Employees Insurance Program


  2022-2023 Insurance Premium Rate Sheets:


Medica - Health Insurance (NESC) 

BCBS of MN - Vision Plan
Note: The vision plan is a voluntary plan and is 100% employee paid.  The plan is a stand alone BCBS group discounted vision plan offered to members of the NESC, but is not administered by the NESC.  All vision plan inquires should be directed to BCBS Customer Service directly.

Northern Minnesota Dental
Northern MN Dental Website:  http://www.northernminnesotadental.com/

Madison National Life

WEX FSA - Medical Flexible Spending, Dependent Care and VEBA (HRA) Plans

      WEX Member Login: Login (wexhealth.com)
       FSA Medical & Dep. Care Account Information:

       WEX Medical & Dep. Care Forms        VEBA Account Information:

403(b) / 457 Deferred Comp - Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans
Will your pension and Social Security be enough?  Your retirement income will likely come from your public pension, Social Security and personal saving.  403(b) or 457 Deferred Compensation Plans can help!  Only vendors on the approved list below are eligible for participation in our districts plan.  Use this list to contact a financial advisor, complete the Salary Reduction Agreement and set up a retirement savings account today!

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a work-based program that offers free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/or work-related problems.  EAPs address a broad and complex body of issues affecting various life challenges.  EAP counselors can also work in a consultative role with managers and supervisors to address employee and organizational challenges and needs.  The Resource is offered through our group Life and LTD Insurance Carrier - Madison National Insurance Services.

      Madison National Life Ins (NIS) 

Contact: Joe Lescarbeau