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COMPTROLLER'S MEMORANDUM NO. 99-25

May 21, 1999

ATTENTION: Agency Heads, Payroll & Personnel Officers - Higher Education & County Sheriffs
SUBJECT: 1999-2000 Health Insurance Rates for Higher Education Part-Time Professional Employees and Special Deputy Sheriffs
 

AUTHORIZATION: In accordance with the provisions of Section 5-259(l) and 5-259c of the Connecticut General Statutes and the SEBAC V Agreement, 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, 1999. 

PAYROLL EFFECTIVE DATES: The bi-weekly health insurance rates for the period July 1999 - June 2000 are based on 27 pay periods. The changes announced herein will be effective on the following payroll periods:

Bi-Weekly:  May 21- June 3, 1999 Payable June 18, 1999

CHANGES IN MEDICAL PLANS: Please refer to Comptroller's Memorandum 99-23 dated May 10, 1999 for information on plan changes and specific payroll related- instructions. 

DENTAL PLANS: There are no changes in the plans or benefits. The rates will increase effective July 1, 1999. 

CHARTS: Attached are new and revised rates and charts "AA" through "NN". Charts are included only for those plans that apply to employees paying 100% of the premium. Paired D/OEs for both pre and post-tax deductions are provided on all charts. 

NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES: The 1999 Employees Health Care Planner has been mailed to all employees who are enrolled in health insurance through payroll. Only the regular employee-share deduction amount appears on the Planner. Therefore, please inform those employees who are eligible to purchase coverage under the above statutes of the rates in this Memorandum. 

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 and Benefit Services Division at (860) 702-3535. 

PLEASE DO NOT REFER EMPLOYEES DIRECTLY TO THESE NUMBERS.

Very truly yours,
Nancy Wyman
State Comptroller

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Attachments: Rate Charts AA-NN

MSA TABLES 100% EMPLOYEE SHARE
Bi-Weekly Rates
July 1999 - June 2000
SORT CODE TABLE NO EMPLOYEE DEDUCTION
CHART AA Blue Cross Preferred POS 00001 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 7K, POST-TAX 7I
INDIVIDUAL   561 151.48
SUB+1   581 333.26
FAMILY   562 409.00
         
CHART BB BlueCare Point of Enrollment 00079 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 6S, POST-TAX 6Q
INDIVIDUAL   590 101.04
SUB+1   591 222.28
FAMILY   592 272.80
         
CHART CC BlueCare Point of Service 00077 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 7V, POST-TAX 7T
INDIVIDUAL   572 106.48
SUB+1   573 234.24
FAMILY   574 287.48
          
CHART DD Kaiser Foundation Health 00006 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 6M, POST-TAX 6K
INDIVIDUAL   569 83.83
SUB+1   570 184.42
FAMILY   571 226.33
          
 CHART EE PHS Charter HMO 00259 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 6X, POST-TAX 6V
INDIVIDUAL   593 95.75
SUB+1   594 210.66
FAMILY   595 258.52
          
CHART FF BLue Cross Dental A&C 00159 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 5X, POST-TAX 49
INDIVIDUAL   598 10.00
FAMILY   599 30.55
          
CHART GG CIGNA Dental 00185 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 5Y, POST-TAX 52
INDIVIDUAL   734 6.82
SUB+1   735 15.00
FAMILY   736 18.41
          
CHART HH Blue Cross Out of Area 00001 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 7Q, POST-TAX 7N
INDIVIDUAL   249 147.76
SUB+1   582 325.08
FAMILY   250 398.96
MSA TABLES 100% EMPLOYEE SHARE
Bi-Weekly Rates
July 1999 - June 2000
CHART II BlueCare POE Plus 00078 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 5D, POST-TAX 5E
INDIVIDUAL   300 96.49
SUB+1   301 212.28
FAMILY   302 260.52
CHART JJ PHS Charter POS 00261 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 5M, POST-TAX 5N
INDIVIDUAL   362 98.50
SUB+1   363 216.71
FAMILY   364 265.96
          
CHART KK PHS Passport HMO 00260 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 5U, POST-TAX 5V
INDIVIDUAL   413 93.83
SUB+1   414 206.43
FAMILY   415 253.34
          
CHART LL MedSpan POS 00003 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 65, POST-TAX 70
INDIVIDUAL   478 100.45
SUB+1   479 221.00
FAMILY   480 271.22
          
 CHART MM MedSpan POE 00004 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 6G, POST-TAX 6H
INDIVIDUAL   481 90.37
SUB+1   482 198.81
FAMILY   483 244.00
          
CHART NN MedSpan POE-G 00005 D/OEs= PRE-TAX 72, POST-TAX 73
INDIVIDUAL   611 0.00
SUB+1   612 0.00
FAMILY   613 0.00

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