STATE OF CONNECTICUT
THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775
COMPTROLLER'S MEMORANDUM NO. 2002-17
May 22, 2002
TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES
|ATTENTION:||Personnel and Payroll Officers, Chief Administrative Officers,Business Managers|
|SUBJECT:||2002- 2003 Employee Health Insurance Rates|
OPEN ENROLLMENT EXTENSION: The Open Enrollment period has been extended to June 10, 2002. The Health Care Options brochure that is mailed to employees announces this new date. To facilitate timely processing of changes, agencies should send enrollment forms and carrier change forms to the carriers as soon as practicable; they should not wait until the monthly processing deadline for July 2002 which is June 25, 2002.
AUTHORIZATION: In accordance with the provisions of Section 5-259 of the Connecticut General Statutes and the SEBAC V Agreement, the following has been approved for administration of the state-sponsored health care insurance plans.
PAYROLL EFFECTIVE DATES: The bi-weekly health insurance rates for the period July 1, 2002- June 30, 2003 are based on 26 pay periods. Note that the annual premium for all the medical and dental plans have increased. The employee share of the premium has also increased for all plans. The changes announced herein will be effective on the following payroll periods:
|May 31 - June 13, 2002||June 1 - June 15, 2002||June 1 - June 30, 2002|
|Payable June 28, 2002||Payable June 14, 2002||Payable June 28, 2002|
PLAN CHOICES AND CARRIERS:
CHARTS: Attached are new and revised rates and charts "A" through "N". Rate changes will be made centrally. Paired D/OEs for both pre and post-tax deductions are provided on all charts.
NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES: The health care planner mailed to employees enrolled in a medical or dental plan includes a schedule of all applicable bi-weekly payroll deductions, and a description of the available options.
PAYROLL PROCEDURES FOR SPECIFIC SITUATIONS:
QUESTIONS: Personnel or payroll staff who may have questions concerning payroll related procedures should call the Comptroller's Payroll Services Division at (860) 702-3463. Questions regarding other health insurance issues should be directed to the Comptroller's Retirement & Benefit Services Division at (860) 702-3535. However, please refrain from directing employees to these numbers.
Very truly yours,
Rate Charts A-N
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