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Goals and Objectives 2021 Biennium

Department Mission: To serve as the backbone of state government by providing leading edge services to our customers and business partners.

Division Mission: To administer competitive and comprehensive benefits that provide financial protection for state employees, retirees, and their families in a cost-effective manner.

Goal: Maintain financial stability of the state employee health benefits fund.


  • Manage medical and pharmacy State Plan benefit costs at or below national trends.

Goal: Reduce the number of state employee work-related injuries and the associated costs.


  • Implement enhanced safety efforts to reduce injuries.
  • Increase the Return-to-Work placements.
  • Develop strategies to address state employee occupational health.

Goal: Educate, inform, and engage members about their health and benefits.


  • Improve strategies to improve and maintain employee health and access to health care, while containing costs.
  • Coordinate events and incentives to empower employees to manage their health.
  • Coordinate with our vendors to provide increased employee awareness of healthy behaviors and available health resources.
  • Implement Medication Therapy Management Program for State Plan members, in partnership with Montana Family Pharmacies and the University of Montana Skaggs School of Pharmacy.