3307:2-6-03 Combined plan health benefits.

(A) Participants, except for participants granted disability benefits, granted retirement under the defined benefit portion of the combined plan may participate in the health care program established pursuant to section 3307.39 of the Revised Code under the same terms and conditions specified for defined benefit participants by that section and Chapter 3307:1-11 of the Administrative Code, provided that coverage will be effective on the later of the effective date of the retirement benefit or the first of the month following receipt of an application to participate in the health care program.

(B) Participants granted disability benefits and electing health care coverage shall begin coverage on the first of the month following the date that the retirement board acts to grant disability benefits. A participant granted disability benefits may defer enrollment up to three months if the participant elects coverage when benefits are granted, and in such case, the effective date of the deferred coverage is the first of the month following termination of other group coverage within the three-month period.

Effective: 09/09/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.80
Rule Amplifies: 3307.81
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/17/01, 7/1/13 (Emer)