MMC Benefits Handbook
Glossary
Actively at Work
You are "Actively-At-Work" if you are fulfilling your job responsibilities at a Company-approved location on the day coverage is supposed to begin (e.g., you are not out ill or on a leave of absence).
After Tax Paycheck Deductions
Deductions taken from your pay after Social Security (FICA and Medicare) and federal unemployment insurance (FUTA) taxes and other applicable federal, state and local taxes are withheld.
Annual Benefits Base Rate
Annual base salary (excluding overtime, bonuses, commissions, and other extra compensation), annual MMA producer salary, guaranteed annual draw and the average of the last two years' commissions.
Beneficiary
The person or entity you designate to be entitled to benefits when you die. For GVUL Spouse and Dependent Children coverage, Personal Life Insurance, and Voluntary AD&D Insurance, you are automatically the beneficiary if a covered family member dies.
Commissions
Commissions earned that have been paid.
Eligible Marsh & McLennan Companies Employees (other than MMA)
As used throughout this document, "Marsh & McLennan Companies Employees (other than MMA)" are defined as employees classified on payroll as US regular employees of Marsh & McLennan Companies or any subsidiary or affiliate of Marsh & McLennan Companies (other than MMA and any of its subsidiaries).
Eligible MMA Employees
As used throughout this document, "MMA Employees" are defined as employees classified on payroll as a US regular employee of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC – Corporate (MMA-Corporate), Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC – Alaska (MMA-Alaska), Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC – Northeast (MMA-Northeast), or Security Insurance Services of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC.
Evidence of Insurability
Proof of good health and is generally required if you do not enroll for coverage when you first become eligible, if the coverage level you are requesting requires such evidence, or if you are increasing coverage. Establishing Evidence of Insurability may require a physical examination at the employee's expense. The Evidence of Insurability must be provided to and approved by the insurer before coverage can go into effect.
Guaranteed Annual Draw
Guaranteed annual draw means a draw against commissions not subject to retroactive reduction.
Qualified Family Status Change
An event that changes your benefit eligibility, for example getting married and having a child or your spouse or dependent lose other coverage. You can make certain changes to your before-tax benefit elections that are due to and consistent with the change in family status.
Salary
For Marsh & McLennan Companies employees (other than MMA):
Salary for the purpose of the Plan is your annual base salary (excluding overtime, bonuses, commissions, and other extra compensation).
For MMA employees:
Salary for the purpose of the Plan is your annual base salary (excluding overtime, bonuses, commissions, and other extra compensation) or your annual benefits base rate. Annual benefits base rate includes your annual base salary, your annual MMA producer salary, your Guaranteed Annual Draw and the average of the last two years commissions.