ADMINISTRATIVE RULE NO: 6055-01

RELATED TO POLICY SERIES NO: 6055

TITLE: HEALTH INSURANCE

PURPOSE

To define the administrative terms and conditions related to participation in the college’s various health related insurance plans.

STATEMENT

BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES

Employee health insurance for employees subject to collective bargaining agreements shall be governed by the respective agreements; failing such provisions, board policies and administrative rules shall apply.

MANAGEMENT, EXEMPT, AND CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES

All contracted management, exempt, and confidential employees are required to enroll in the following insurance programs: medical, dental, vision, basic life, accidental death, and long-term disability. Employees may opt-out of medical, dental & vision coverage only if they are covered on another employer-sponsored group health insurance plan or when they work an FTE load of .50 or less. Dependent coverage for medical, dental, and vision insurance is optional. The college provides a mix of optional employee and dependent benefits in which employees may elect to participate at their own cost through payroll deduction. This mix of supplementary benefits is subject to change on an annual basis.

EFFECTIVE DATES

Insurance coverage for any contracted employee hired between the first and 15th day of the month will be effective on the first of the following month. Coverage for employees hired on or after the 16th day of the month, will be effective on the first day of the second full calendar month after hire.

TERMINATION DATE

Insurances will cease, for both the employee and enrolled dependents, on the last day of the month in which the employee's separation from the college occurs.

PART-TIME EMPLOYEES

The college shall observe all federal and/or state statutes regarding eligibility thresholds for part-time employee participation in group health benefits.

DATE OF ADOPTION: 08/13/84

DATE(S) OF REVISION(S): 01/08/85; 01/02/86; 01/09/90; 07/23/98; 07/17/07; 10/17/11; 05/04/17

DATE OF LAST REVIEW: 01/08/85; 01/02/86; 01/09/90; 07/23/98; 07/17/07; 10/17/11; 05/04/17

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