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COMPTROLLER'S MEMORANDUM NO. 98-17

May 1, 1998

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

 

ATTENTION:Personnel and Payroll Officers
SUBJECT: 1998 - 99 Health Insurance Rates

AUTHORIZATION: In accordance with the provisions of Section 5-259 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the following premiums have been approved for state-sponsored health care insurance plans.

PAYROLL EFFECTIVE DATES: The changes announced herein will be effective on the following payroll periods:

Bi-Weekly:
May 22, - June 4, 1998
Payable June 19, 1998
Semi-Monthly:
June 1-15, 1998
Payable June 15, 1998
Monthly:
June 1 - 30, 1998
Payable June 30, 1998

RATE CHANGES: The rates for all medical plans will remain unchanged for this fiscal year. The rates for both the Blue Cross and CIGNA Dental Health Plans have increased 3%.

CHARTS: Attached are revised rates for charts "A" through "I". 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 1998 Employees Health Care Planner, which is being mailed for delivery during the first week of May, includes a schedule of all applicable bi-weekly payroll deductions. Employees on other than a bi-weekly pay plan should be notified of the relevant rate changes.

QUESTIONS: Personnel or payroll staff who may have questions concerning payroll related procedures should call the Comptroller's Central Payroll Division at (860) 702-3463. Questions regarding other health insurance issues should be directed to the Comptroller's Retirement and Benefit Services Division at (860) 702-3535.

PLEASE DO NOT REFER EMPLOYEES DIRECTLY TO THESE NUMBERS.

 

Very truly yours, 

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

State Employee Health Insurance

7/1/98 TO 6/30/99 RATES

Medical PlansDental Plans
Blue Cross
State Preferred
Blue Cross
Out of Area
State BlueCare
Point of
Enrollment
State BlueCare
Point of
Service

M.D.
Health Plan


Kaiser
Foundation
Blue Cross
Indemnity
A & C
Blue Cross
Indemnity
A, B & C



CIGNA
IndividualMonthly$241.04 $241.04 $197.41 $219.34 $185.19 $179.28 $19.76 $25.02 $15.15
State Portion$203.34 $227.04 $197.41 $205.34 $185.19 $179.28 $19.76 $19.76 $15.15
Employee Portion$37.70 $14.00 $0.00 $14.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $5.26 $0.00
Semi-Monthly$120.52 $120.52 $98.71 $109.67 $92.60 $89.64 $9.88 $12.51 $7.58
State Portion$101.67 $113.52 $98.71 $102.67 $92.60 $89.64 $9.88 $9.88 $7.58
Employee Portion$18.85 $7.00 $0.00 $7.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.63 $0.00
Bi-Weekly$111.25 $111.25 $91.11 $101.23 $85.47 $82.74 $9.12 $11.55 $6.99
State Portion$93.85 $104.79 $91.11 $94.77 $85.47 $82.74 $9.12 $9.12 $6.99
Employee Portion$17.40 $6.46 $0.00 $6.46 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.43 $0.00
Subscriber
plus 1
Monthly$530.29 $530.29 $434.30 $482.55 $407.42 $398.34 $60.35 $70.18 $28.64
State Portion$402.55 $451.39 $386.92 $403.65 $360.04 $398.34 $48.17 $48.17 $24.59
Employee Portion$127.74 $78.90 $47.38 $78.90 $47.38 $0.00 $12.18 $22.01 $4.05
Semi-Monthly$265.14 $265.14 $217.15 $241.27 $203.71 $199.17 $30.18 $35.09 $14.32
State Portion$201.27 $225.69 $193.46 $201.82 $180.02 $199.17 $24.09 $24.09 $12.30
Employee Portion$63.87 $39.45 $23.69 $39.45 $23.69 $0.00 $6.09 $11.00 $2.02
Bi-Weekly$244.75 $244.75 $200.45 $222.71 $188.04 $183.85 $27.85 $32.39 $13.22
State Portion$185.79 $208.34 $178.58 $186.30 $166.17 $183.85 $22.23 $22.23 $11.35
Employee Portion$58.96 $36.41 $21.87 $36.41 $21.87 $0.00 $5.62 $10.16 $1.87
FamilyMonthly$650.81 $650.81 $533.01 $592.22 $500.01 $407.78 $60.35 $70.18 $41.15
State Portion$499.10 $557.69 $465.89 $499.10 $432.89 $407.78 $48.17 $48.17 $33.35
Employee Portion$151.71 $93.12 $67.12 $93.12 $67.12 $0.00 $12.18 $22.01 $7.80
Semi-Monthly$325.40 $325.40 $266.50 $296.11 $250.01 $203.89 $30.18 $35.09 $20.58
State Portion$249.55 $278.84 $232.94 $249.55 $216.45 $203.89 $24.09 $24.09 $16.68
Employee Portion$75.85 $46.56 $33.56 $46.56 $33.56 $0.00 $6.09 $11.00 $3.90
Bi-Weekly$300.37 $300.37 $246.00 $273.33 $230.78 $188.21 $27.85 $32.39 $18.99
State Portion$230.35 $257.39 $215.02 $230.35 $199.80 $188.21 $22.23 $22.23 $15.39
Employee Portion$70.02 $42.98 $30.98 $42.98 $30.98 $0.00 $5.62 $10.16 $3.60
FLESMonthly$409.77 $409.77 $335.60 $372.88 $314.82 $228.50 $40.59 $45.16 $26.00
State Portion$325.13 $374.85 $307.96 $337.96 $287.18 $228.50 $34.34 $34.34 $22.75
Employee Portion$84.64 $34.92 $27.64 $34.92 $27.64 $0.00 $6.25 $10.82 $3.25
Semi-Monthly$204.88 $204.89 $167.80 $186.44 $157.41 $114.25 $20.30 $22.58 $13.00
State Portion$162.56 $187.43 $153.98 $168.98 $143.59 $114.25 $17.17 $17.17 $11.37
Employee Portion$42.32 $17.46 $13.82 $17.46 $13.82 $0.00 $3.13 $5.41 $1.63
Bi-Weekly$189.12 $189.12 $154.89 $172.10 $145.30 $105.46 $18.73 $20.84 $12.00
State Portion$150.06 $173.00 $142.13 $155.98 $132.54 $105.46 $15.85 $15.85 $10.50
Employee Portion$39.06 $16.12 $12.76 $16.12 $12.76 $0.00 $2.88 $4.99 $1.50

HEALTH INSURANCE RATES
MSA TABLES

Bi-Weekly Period End Date 6/4/98 Payable 6/19/98
Semi-Monthly Period End Date 6/15/98 Payable 6/30/98

Table
No
Employee
Deduction
Table
No
State
Portion
Chart A
Blue Cross State Preferred
(PAIRED D/OEs 7J/7H PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00001)
(PAIRED D/OEs 7G/7H POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00001)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual01017.4001193.85
Subscriber + One 01258.96013185.79
Family01470.02015230.35
FLES01839.06019150.06
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual 21618.85217101.67
Subscriber + One21863.87219201.27
Family22075.85221249.55
FLES22442.32225 162.56
Chart B
Blue Cross Dental w/A&C
(PAIRED D/OEs 5P/54 PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00159)
(PAIRED D/OEs 42/54 POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00159)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual 1760.001779.12
Family178 5.6217922.23
FLES1802.8818115.85
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual 3820.00 383 9.88
Family384 6.09 38524.09
FLES 386 3.1338717.17
Chart C
Blue Cross Dental w/A,B,&C
(PAIRED D/OEs 5P/54 PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00159)
(PAIRED D/OEs 42/54 POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00159)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual 0422.43 043 9.12
Family 04410.16045 22.23
FLES1744.99 17515.85
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual 2482.63 2469.88
Family24711.0025124.09
FLES3805.4138117.17
Chart D
BlueCare Point of Enrollment
(PAIRED D/OEs 6R/6P PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00077)
(PAIRED D/OEs 6N/6P POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00077)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual0460.00 04791.11
Subscriber + One04821.87049178.58
Family05030.98051215.02
FLES 05212.76053142.13
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual2520.00 25398.71
Subscriber + One25423.69255193.46
Family25633.56257232.94
FLES25813.82 259153.98
Chart E
BlueCare Point of Service
(PAIRED D/OEs 7U/7S PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00077)
(PAIRED D/OEs 7R/7S POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00077)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual 0826.4608394.77
Subscriber + One08436.41085186.30
Family08642.98 087230.35
FLES08816.12089155.98
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual 2887.00289102.67
Subscriber + One 29039.45291201.82
Family 29246.56293249.55
FLES29417.46295168.98
Chart F
KaiserFoundation Health
(PAIRED D/OEs 6L/6J PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00006)
(PAIRED D/OEs 6I/6J POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00006)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual 1260.0012782.74
Subscriber + One1280.00129183.85
Family130 0.00 131188.21
FLES1320.00133105.46
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual3320.0033389.64
Subscriber + One3340.00335199.17
Family 336 0.00337203.89
FLES 3380.00339114.25
Chart G
M.D. Health Plan
(PAIRED D/OEs 6W/6U PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00259)
(PAIRED D/OEs 6T/6U POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00259)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual1160.00 11785.47
Subscriber + One11821.87119166.17
Family 120 30.98 121199.80
FLES12212.76 123132.54
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual260 0.0026192.60
Subscriber + One 262 23.69263180.02
Family 26433.56265216.45
FLES272 13.82273143.59
Chart H
CIGNA Dental Health
(PAIRED D/OEs 5R/5K PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00185)
(PAIRED D/OEs 5J/5K POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00185)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual 1400.001416.99
Subscriber + One1421.8714311.35
Family1443.60145 15.39
FLES1461.50 14710.50
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual 276 0.002777.58
Subscriber + One 2782.0227912.30
Family2803.90 28116.68
FLES2821.6328311.37
Chart I
Blue Cross Out of Area Plan
(PAIRED D/OEs 7P/7M PRE-TAX) (SORT CODE 00001)
(PAIRED D/OEs 7L/7M POST-TAX) (SORT CODE 00001)
26 Pay Bi-weekly
Individual134 6.46135 104.79
Subscriber + One12436.41125 208.34
Family136 42.98137257.39
FLES13816.12139173.00
24 Pay Semi-monthly
Individual 3447.00345113.52
Subscriber + One 34039.45341225.69
Family 34646.56347278.84
FLES 34817.46349 187.43

Paired DO/E's = Paired deductions employee/state share required to allow state contribution to the cost of coverage

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