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(Effective until January 1, 2020)

WAC 182-08-190

The employer contribution is set by the health care authority (HCA) and paid to the HCA for all eligible employees.

State agencies, employer groups, and charter schools that participate in the public employees benefits board (PEBB) program under contract with the health care authority (HCA) must pay premium contributions to the HCA for PEBB insurance coverage for all eligible employees and their dependents.
(1) Employer contributions for state agencies set by the HCA are subject to the approval of the governor for availability of funds as specifically appropriated by the legislature for that purpose. Insurance and health care contributions for ferry employees shall be governed by RCW 47.64.270.
(2) Employer contributions must include an amount determined by the HCA to pay administrative costs to administer PEBB insurance coverage for employees of these groups.
(3) Each employee of a state agency eligible under WAC 182-12-131 or each eligible employee of a state agency on leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is eligible for the employer contribution as described in WAC 182-12-138. The entire employer contribution is due and payable to HCA even if PEBB medical is waived as described in WAC 182-12-128.
(4) Employees of employer groups and charter schools eligible under criteria stipulated under contract with the HCA are eligible for the employer contribution. The entire employer contribution is due and payable to the HCA even if PEBB medical is waived as described in WAC 182-12-128.
(5) Washington state patrol officers disabled while performing their duties as determined by the chief of the Washington state patrol are eligible for the employer contribution for PEBB medical as authorized in RCW 43.43.040. No other retiree or disabled employee is eligible for the employer contribution for PEBB benefits unless they are an eligible employee as described in WAC 182-12-114 or 182-12-131.
(6) The terms of payment to HCA for employer groups and charter schools shall be stipulated under contract with the HCA.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, 2016 c 67, and PEBB policy resolutions. WSR 16-20-080, § 182-08-190, filed 10/4/16, effective 1/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160, 2015 c 116, and PEBB policy resolutions. WSR 15-22-099 (PEBB Admin # 2015-01 Rev 1), § 182-08-190, filed 11/4/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160 and 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4. WSR 14-20-058 (PEBB Admin 2014-02), § 182-08-190, filed 9/25/14, effective 1/1/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160 and 2012 2nd sp.s. c 3. WSR 13-22-019 (Admin. 2013-01), § 182-08-190, filed 10/28/13, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160. WSR 09-23-102 (Order 09-02), § 182-08-190, filed 11/17/09, effective 1/1/10; WSR 08-20-128 (Order 08-03), § 182-08-190, filed 10/1/08, effective 1/1/09; WSR 07-20-129 (Order 07-01), § 182-08-190, filed 10/3/07, effective 11/3/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160 and 41.05.165. WSR 04-18-039, § 182-08-190, filed 8/26/04, effective 1/1/05; WSR 03-17-031 (Order 02-07), § 182-08-190, filed 8/14/03, effective 9/14/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160. WSR 02-18-088 (Order 02-03), § 182-08-190, filed 9/3/02, effective 10/4/02. Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.05 RCW. WSR 96-08-042, § 182-08-190, filed 3/29/96, effective 4/29/96; WSR 93-23-065, § 182-08-190, filed 11/16/93, effective 12/17/93; WSR 78-02-015 (Order 2-78), § 182-08-190, filed 1/10/78; Order 3-77, § 182-08-190, filed 11/17/77.]
(Effective January 1, 2020)

WAC 182-08-190

The employer contribution is set by the health care authority (HCA) and paid to the HCA for all eligible employees.

State agencies and employer groups that participate in the public employees benefits board (PEBB) program under contract with the health care authority (HCA) must pay the employer contributions to the health care authority (HCA) for PEBB insurance coverage for all eligible employees and their dependents.
(1) Employer contributions for state agencies are set by the HCA, and are subject to the approval of the governor for availability of funds as specifically appropriated by the legislature for that purpose. Insurance and health care contributions for ferry employees shall be governed by RCW 47.64.270.
(2) Employer contributions must include an amount determined by the HCA to pay administrative costs to administer PEBB insurance coverage for employees of these groups.
(3) Each employee of a state agency eligible under WAC 182-12-131 or each eligible employee of a state agency on leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) or the paid family and medical leave program is eligible for the employer contribution as described in WAC 182-12-138. The entire employer contribution is due and payable to HCA even if PEBB medical is waived as described in WAC 182-12-128.
(4) Employees of employer groups eligible under criteria stipulated under contract with the HCA are eligible for the employer contribution.
(5) The entire employer contribution is due and payable to the HCA even if PEBB medical is waived as described in WAC 182-12-128.
(6) Washington state patrol officers disabled while performing their duties as determined by the chief of the Washington state patrol are eligible for the employer contribution for PEBB medical as authorized in RCW 43.43.040. No other retiree or disabled employee is eligible for the employer contribution for PEBB benefits unless they are an eligible employee as described in WAC 182-12-114 or 182-12-131.
(7) The terms of payment to HCA for employer groups shall be stipulated under contract with the HCA.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, and PEBB policy resolutions. WSR 19-17-073 (Admin #2019-01), § 182-08-190, filed 8/20/19, effective 1/1/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160, 2016 c 67, and PEBB policy resolutions. WSR 16-20-080, § 182-08-190, filed 10/4/16, effective 1/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160, 2015 c 116, and PEBB policy resolutions. WSR 15-22-099 (PEBB Admin # 2015-01 Rev 1), § 182-08-190, filed 11/4/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160 and 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4. WSR 14-20-058 (PEBB Admin 2014-02), § 182-08-190, filed 9/25/14, effective 1/1/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160 and 2012 2nd sp.s. c 3. WSR 13-22-019 (Admin. 2013-01), § 182-08-190, filed 10/28/13, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160. WSR 09-23-102 (Order 09-02), § 182-08-190, filed 11/17/09, effective 1/1/10; WSR 08-20-128 (Order 08-03), § 182-08-190, filed 10/1/08, effective 1/1/09; WSR 07-20-129 (Order 07-01), § 182-08-190, filed 10/3/07, effective 11/3/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160 and 41.05.165. WSR 04-18-039, § 182-08-190, filed 8/26/04, effective 1/1/05; WSR 03-17-031 (Order 02-07), § 182-08-190, filed 8/14/03, effective 9/14/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.05.160. WSR 02-18-088 (Order 02-03), § 182-08-190, filed 9/3/02, effective 10/4/02. Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.05 RCW. WSR 96-08-042, § 182-08-190, filed 3/29/96, effective 4/29/96; WSR 93-23-065, § 182-08-190, filed 11/16/93, effective 12/17/93; WSR 78-02-015 (Order 2-78), § 182-08-190, filed 1/10/78; Order 3-77, § 182-08-190, filed 11/17/77.]
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