1739.14 Payment of premiums by members.

(A) Each member shall pay to the multiple employer welfare arrangement operating a group self-insurance program a premium equal to its share of the arrangement's projected obligation for employee welfare benefit liability, administrative expenses, and other costs incurred by the arrangement as determined by the board of the arrangement or by a third-party administrator and approved by the board of the arrangement. This amount may be adjusted by the board according to the claims experience of each participating member in accordance with criteria set forth in the articles or bylaws of the arrangement.

(B) Each member shall pay a premium for each year at the beginning of each fiscal year unless otherwise provided for under the agreement.

(C) A multiple employer welfare arrangement operating a group self-insurance program shall make payments, or arrange to have payments made, to the employees of the members out of the fund for employee welfare benefits in accordance with section 3901.38 and sections 3901.381 to 3901.3814 of the Revised Code.

(D) A board of the multiple employer welfare arrangement operating a group self-insurance program shall determine whether any dividends or assessments shall be paid to or levied against participating members.

Cite as R.C. § 1739.14

History. Effective Date: 07-24-2002