COMPTROLLER'S SEAL STATE OF CONNECTICUT

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

NANCY WYMAN
COMPTROLLER
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775
MARK OJAKIAN
DEPUTY COMPTROLLER

COMPTROLLER'S MEMORANDUM NO. 2003-22

June 6, 2003

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

ATTENTION: Personnel and Payroll Officers, Chief Administrative Officers, Business Managers
SUBJECT: 2003 - 2004 Semi-Monthly Employee Health Insurance Rates

INTRODUCTION: The state employee annual health insurance open enrollment effective July 1, 2003 was announced in Comptroller's Memorandum No. 2003-18, dated May 20, 2003. Comptroller's Memorandum No. 2003-19 dated June 4, 2003 set forth rates and procedures for bi-weekly employees. In that connection, this memorandum establishes health insurance rates for semi-monthly employees and effective payroll dates. In all other aspects, the procedures set forth in Memorandum No. 2003-19 shall apply to semi-monthly processing.

CHARTS: Attached are new and revised semi-monthly rates and charts "A" through "N" for use in semi-monthly payroll processing. Rate changes will be made centrally. Paired D/OEs for both pre and post-tax deductions are provided on all charts.

PAYROLL PROCEDURES: For the semi-monthly payroll period from June 1 to June 15, 2003 (check dated: June 15, 2003) all medical and dental rates will be set to $0.00 (zero) centrally. Agencies may continue to process prior period manual adjustments for health insurance during this period

For the semi-monthly pay period from June 16 to June 30, 2003 (check date: June 30, 2003) all medical and dental rates will be updated centrally to new values. New D/Oe's and Table Numbers for the Anthem Prescription plan will be added centrally for all employees enrolled in a medical plan. These table numbers will be based on the medical plan and coverage class that were in effect for check date May 30, 2003.

Agency personnel/payroll offices will continue to be responsible for the maintenance of all other health insurance changes for their employees. The corresponding Prescription Plan Table Numbers must be updated whenever an employee's medical plan and/or coverage class is changed.

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, Health Care Analysis Unit, at (860) 702-3535. Kindly refrain from directing employees to these telephone numbers.

Very truly yours,

Nancy Wyman
State Comptroller

NW/SW/wpm 

Attachments: Semi-Monthly Rate Charts A-N

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