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Human Resources Administrative Practice Manual:
Employee Benefits & Services

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Group Health Insurance

Citation Reference  
Official Title Policy on Group Health Insurance
Abbreviated Title Group Health Insurance
Volume Human Resources
Responsible Office Human Resources
Originally issued
Revised December 2007

Policy Statement

Hospitalization, surgical, medical and major medical benefits shall be made available to regular employees of the University System, working three-quarters time (30 hours per week) or more. These benefits shall also be made available to dependents of the same employees. The University System shall pay that portion of the cost of such insurance as shall be designated from time to time by the Board.

Reason for Policy

This policy provides basic overview of provision of health care insurance within the University System of Georgia.

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

Overview

Hospitalization, surgical, medical and major medical benefits shall be made available to regular employees of the University System, working three-quarters time (30 hours per week) or more. These benefits shall also be made available to dependents of the same employees. The University System shall pay that portion of the cost of such insurance as shall be designated from time to time by the Board.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities each party has in connection with the Policy on Group Health Insurance 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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