February 2015
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Team of the Year

Congratulations to Andy Anderson, Claims Exaimner on being chosen Employee of the theYear for FY2014

Employee of the Year, Kevin Braun

Andy goes out of his way to make each one of us on the team feel important and welcome. He is super at training, patient with questions, and great at helping out. He never misses a birthday and makes it a special day for that person. His humor keeps up morale on the team.… (more)


Return to Work, the Montana State Fund Way

Our efforts to create and implement an effective Return to Work (RTW) program for our injured employees and policyholders has been a top priority for our staff over the past few years.  But like any of our programs, unless we publicize them, they won’t work… (more)

Organizational Change – Employee Engagement

Cross your arms. Now cross your arms the reverse way.  Feels funny doesn’t it?  We all have a way that is more comfortable to cross our arms, and when you’re asked to change that natural position, you might be resistant to make the change… (more)

ESPM Project Spotlight: Claim Center Upgrade

One of the key reasons to upgrade any system is to ensure appropriate and affordable support agreement from our vendor. Our version of Claim Center is three releases behind making it increasingly more expensive to maintain and more essential to upgrade… (more)

FY15 PROJECTS – February Crossword Puzzle

Congratulations to Lisa Hartman!  Everyone that returned a correct puzzle was entered in a drawing and Lisa’s name was randomly chosen as our January Crossword Puzzle Winner…(more)

Mail Bag: News from the Mail Room

As a reminder, please do not put any more than 7 pages in a standard letter-sized envelope. Also, please do not put less than 8 pages in a standard manila envelope. When folding a document for a letter-sized envelope, please ensure that you crease the folds that you make…(more)

Green is in at MSF – Green Committee  

We’ve had a lot of new employees over the past few months so we thought it might be a good idea to fill you in on what the MSF Green Committee is all about.  The Green Committee was created in 2012 to promote simple green activities employees can incorporate into their work day…(more)

Sugar Free Gifts for Your Sweetie – Food for Thought

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Every store you walk into has that giant red and pink splashed aisle full of chocolate, candy, and all sorts of sinful treats. We somehow think that the size of the box of chocolates is in direct correlation to the amount of our love…(more)

Thanks for Your Service

Below is a list of staff who have provided service to MSF from 1 to 3 years with a February anniversary date. Congratulations…(more)

Portal Updates

During January, we updated the Get Coverage page on our website… (more)