Rule 3307:1-11-05 | Health care services - medicare part B reimbursement.
(A) Pursuant to section 3307.39 of the Revised Code, certain benefit recipients who are enrolled in one of this retirement system's medicare health plans with the retirement system may be eligible for reimbursement for a portion of the cost of the basic medicare part B premium. Reimbursement will be based on service credit in an amount as periodically determined by the retirement board that meets the provisions in division (B) of section 3307.39 of the Revised Code. The retirement board may suspend or discontinue medicare part B reimbursement at any time in its sole discretion.
(B) A benefit recipient, excluding a recipient enrolled in the health care assistance plan, who continually meets the provisions in paragraph (A) of this rule and who is enrolled in one of this retirement system's medicare health plans, is eligible for reimbursement as specified in this rule.
(C) Upon request, a benefit recipient receiving medicare part B premium reimbursement under this rule shall certify the amount paid for medicare part B coverage. The reimbursement amount provided under this rule shall not exceed the amount paid by the benefit recipient.
(D) For purposes of section 3307.39 of the Revised Code and this rule, basic medicare part B premium means the amount of the standard monthly medicare part B premium determined by the United States secretary of health and human services prior to any premium increases, such as late enrollment penalties or income related monthly adjustment amount being made.
Last updated January 3, 2023 at 9:43 AM
Five Year Review Date: 6/3/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/1976, 11/28/1977, 3/17/1989 (Emer.), 6/1/1989, 9/23/1991 (Emer.), 5/28/1992, 6/22/1992 (Emer.), 9/10/1992, 2/13/1993, 9/1/1996, 7/3/1997, 9/16/1998 (Emer.), 11/27/1998, 5/25/2000, 7/1/2001 (Emer.), 9/17/2001, 1/1/2004 (Emer.), 3/22/2004, 9/30/2004, 11/9/2006, 1/1/2007 (Emer.), 4/1/2007, 3/27/2014, 9/4/2014, 6/10/2016, 1/1/2017, 9/6/2018, 6/3/2021