House Enrolled Act 1260School Health Insurance<br />
HEA 1260 was enacted by the General Assembly generally to align school employer insurance contribution rates with the state health insurance plan comparable employer costs.<br />2<br />
TEST<br />Step 1: Compare state health plan benefits to your local health plan benefits. Exclude vision and dental.<br />Step 2: The employer contribution cannot exceed 112 percent of the state health insurance premium. (If above 112 percent, go to Step 3.)<br />Step 3: Determine the expiration date of the local master contract.<br />Step 4: The NEXT health insurance renewal after the current contract expiration begins the local compliance timeline.<br />Step 5: Within 45 days after the renewal date of a non-compliant plan, submit proposed changes to achieve compliance.<br />Step 6: Within 12 months, certify compliance.<br />3<br />
HEA 1260 Requirements<br /><ul><li>Failure to certify compliance within 12 months, the corporation shall elect to participate in the state health plan.
School board members, school board attorneys & school corporation administrators may be covered under the health insurance plan of benefits with a differentiated premium payment. This could skew the overall percentage utilized to determine compliance.<br />5<br />
Contact your UniServ Director if you have additional questions or would like more information:<br />http://www.ista-in.org/directory2.aspx<br />6<br />