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COMPTROLLER'S MEMORANDUM NO. 98-20

May 8, 1998

ATTENTION: Agency Heads, Payroll & Personnel Officers - Higher Education & County Sheriffs
SUBJECT: 1998-99 Health Insurance Rates for Higher Education Part-Time Professional Employees and Special Deputy Sheriffs

The following premiums have been approved for state-sponsored health care insurance plans for Higher Education Part-Time Professional Employees and Special Deputy Sheriffs, for coverage effective July 1, 1998.

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

Bi-Weekly: May 22, 1998 - June 4, 1998
Payable June 19, 1998

RATE CHANGES: The rates for all medical plans will remain unchanged for the 1998 - 1999 fiscal year. The rates for both the Blue Cross and CIGNA Dental Health Plans have increased 3%.

CHARTS: Attached are revised bi-weekly rates for charts "AA" through "HH". Rate changes will be made centrally. Paired D/OEs for both pre and post-tax deductions are provided on all charts.

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
MSA TABLES
PART-TIME HIGHER EDUCATION & SPECIAL DEPUTY SHERIFFS
1998 - 1999 Health Insurance Rates

Bi-Weekly: May 22, 1998 - June 4, 1998
Payable June 19, 1998

Sort Code

Table Number
Employee
Deduction
CHART AA Blue Cross Preferred POS 00001 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 7K, POST-TAX 71
INDIVIDUAL
SUB+1
FAMILY
561
581
562
111.25
244.75
300.37
CHART BB BlueCare Point of Enrollment 00077 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 6S, POST-TAX 6Q
INDIVIDUAL
SUB+1
FAMILY
590
591
592
91.11
200.45
246.00
CHART CC BlueCare Point of Service 00077 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 7V, POST-TAX 7T
INDIVIDUAL
SUB+1
FAMILY
572
573
574
101.23
222.71
273.33
CHART DD Kaiser Foundation Health 00006 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 6M, POST-TAX 6K
INDIVIDUAL
SUB+1
FAMILY
569
570
571
82.74
183.85
188.21
CHART EE M.D. Health 00259 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 6X, POST-TAX 6V
INDIVIDUAL
SUB+1
FAMILY
593
594
595
85.47
188.04
230.78
CHART FF Blue Cross Dental A & C 00159 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 5X, POST-TAX 49
INDIVIDUAL
FAMILY
598
599
9.12
27.85
CHART GG CIGNADental 00185 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 5Y, POST-TAX 52
INDIVIDUAL
SUB+1
FAMILY
734
735
736
6.99
13.22
18.99
CHART HH Blue Cross Out of Area 00001 D/OE's= PRE-TAX 7Q, POST-TAX 7N
INDIVIDUAL
SUB+1
FAMILY
249
582
250
111.25
244.75
300.37

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