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Health Care Coverage
Currently SERS offers health care coverage, which includes medical and prescription drug coverage, to qualifying benefit recipients.
There are three times when you can enroll in SERS' coverage:
To the extent that resources permit, SERS intends to continue offering access to health care coverage. However, SERS reserves the right to change or discontinue any plan or program at any time.
Click here to view information on the current health care coverage, including premiums, offered to SERS benefit recipients.
DENTAL AND VISION COVERAGE
If you are eligible for health care coverage, but choose not to enroll, you can still enroll in dental and/or vision coverage.
Click here to learn more about our dental plan.
Click here to learn more about our vision plan.
HEALTH CARE ELIGIBILITY
You are eligible for coverage if you have 10 years of qualified service credit.
Qualified service credit includes:
Qualified service credit does not include:
DISABILITY BENEFIT RECIPIENT
You are eligible for SERS' health care coverage if you are approved for a disability benefit. Click here to learn about disability benefits.
SPOUSES AND CHILDREN
When you enroll in our coverage, you may cover your spouse, and children up to age 26, as dependents.
SERS helps reduce health care premiums by providing a subsidy to those who qualify.
HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR A PREMIUM SUBSIDY?
You must have at least 20 years of qualified service credit, or be receiving a disability benefit. In addition, at the time of retirement, disability, or separation from service, you must:
The following charts show the 2017 monthly premiums with and without a premium subsidy: