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7631 Staff Insurance Program

All full time personnel will be given the opportunity to enroll in a major medical hospital insurance plan with the employer contributing to the premium as outlined in the plan adopted by the State Employees' Retirement System. Part-time personnel that meet the eligibility requirements established by the insurance company will be eligible to purchase health insurance at the group rates. The exact cost to employee will be dictated by the State Hospital Insurance plan.
The hospital insurance company shall be the same as that selected by the State Employees' Retirement System. Other insurance companies will be selected by the Board of Education.
All locally paid employees will be covered with all costs paid by the employer.
All full time employees that are covered by the State Health plan will also be eligible for coverage provided by a locally funded dental health program and a basic life insurance program. Part-time employees are not eligible for the locally funded dental health and life insurance programs.
All full time employees also will have access to a school system sponsored and financial employee assistance program. Part-time employees are not eligible for this service.
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Adopted: January 9, 2006