Category: Health Care
SB 543 (2018) relative to health care premium payments for certain retired state workers.
House/Senate Bill: Senate
Description: Changes premium contribution requirements for retired state employees and/or spouses who are eligible for Medicare Parts A and B due to age or disability, and are therefore eligible for retiree coverage under the State Health Benefit Plan. At the time of this bill's submission, Medicare-eligible retirees with a date of birth before 1949 are exempt from any premium contribution. This bill would make any Medicare-eligible retiree hired prior to September 1, 2009 exempt from any premium contribution.
Bill Sponsor: Dan Feltes
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 02/06/2018
Next Voting Date: Thu, 03/15/2018