(A) Teachers or benefit recipients and eligible dependents may make application for long-term care insurance offered pursuant to section 3307.391 of the Revised Code until September 30, 2018, provided:
(1) Application for long-term care insurance shall be made directly to the insurer during enrollment periods specified by the retirement system;
(2) Determination of eligibility for long-term care insurance shall be made by the insurer; and
(3) Payment for long-term care insurance shall be made by the teacher or benefit recipient directly to the insurer in such amounts and by such methods directed by the insurer.
(B) Any individual defined as eligible under the retirement system's group policy who has made proper application pursuant to this rule may apply for long-term care insurance subject to the same conditions as those applicable to members under the terms of paragraph (A) of this rule, provided that in the case of a spouse, the individual participating pursuant to paragraph (A) of this rule agrees to remit payment for the cost of such insurance along with his or her own payment.
(C) Effective October 1, 2018, the retirement system will no longer offer long-term care insurance.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/10/2021
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.39, 3307.391
Prior Effective Dates: 10/29/91 (Emer.), 1/27/92, 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/17/01, 7/1/06, 6/6/11