CRD(LOCAL) - INSURANCE AND ANNUITIES MANAGEMENT: HEALTH AND LIFE INSURANCE

Note:This local policy has been revised in accordance with the District's innovation plan.

Group Health Benefits

In accordance with the District's innovation plan, the District shall be exempt from the requirements of the Education Code regarding group health benefits for school employees and the prohibition on making group health coverage available after coverage under TRS ActiveCare has begun.

District Contribution

The Board annually shall determine the District's contribution to employee health insurance premiums as part of the budget development and adoption process.

Continuation Coverage

The District shall continue its contribution toward the cost of the employee's group health insurance coverage while the employee is on paid leave or, if applicable, while the employee is on family and medical leave. [See DEC]

The District shall not otherwise expend public funds for group health insurance coverage of an employee who is not on paid leave status. However, an employee who is not on paid leave status or FMLA leave shall be allowed to continue group health insurance coverage, at his or her own expense, for the period specified in the District's group health insurance plan.

Sulphur Springs ISD

CRD(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2020.01

DATE ISSUED: 7/16/2020