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Benefits Continuation into Retirement

Citation Reference  
Official Title Policy on Benefits Continuation into Retirement
Abbreviated Title Benefits Continuation into Retirement
Volume Human Resources
Responsible Office Human Resources
Originally issued
Revised December 2007

Policy Statement

A University System of Georgia retiree or career employee who upon his/her separation of employment from the University System of Georgia meets the criteria for retirement as set forth in BOR Policy Manual regarding Retirement Policy shall remain eligible to continue as a member of the basic and dependent group life insurance and health benefits plans. The University System shall continue to pay the employer’s portion of the cost for such benefits. (BOR Policy Manual regarding Insurance Policy).

Reason for Policy

This policy authorizes institutions to provide insurance to retirees.

Entities Affected By This Policy

All units of the University System of Georgia are covered by this policy.

Who Should Read This Policy

All employees within the University System of Georgia should be aware of this policy.

Contacts

Contact Phone Email/URL
Associate Vice Chancellor for Total Rewards 404-962-3248 karin.elliott@usg.edu
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers See University System HR Officer Listing at http://www.usg.edu/hr/officers/

Website Address for This Policy

None

Related Documents/Resources

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Definitions

These definitions apply to these terms as they are used in this policy:

  • Board of Regents: The governing body of the University System of Georgia

  • Retirees: BOR Policy Manual regarding Retirement Policy

  • Career Employee: BOR Policy Manual regarding Retirement Policy

Overview

A University System of Georgia retiree or career employee who upon his/her separation of employment from the University System of Georgia meets the criteria for retirement as set forth in BOR Policy Manual regarding Retirement Policy shall remain eligible to continue as a member of the basic and dependent group life insurance and health benefits plans. The University System shall continue to pay the employer’s portion of the cost for such benefits. See BOR Policy Manual regarding Insurance Policy.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities each party has in connection with the Policy on Benefits Continuation into Retirement are:

Party Responsibility
Associate Vice Chancellor for Life and Health Benefits Ensure compliance with policy.
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers Ensure compliance with policy.

Forms

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Appendices

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