Bill Status of HB5258 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SURVIVOR HEALTH BENEFITS
Rep. Kathleen Willis
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that for the surviving spouse and surviving dependent children of an eligible member employee who is injured in the course of employment and subsequently dies from such injuries sustained in the course of employment, the program of health benefits shall pay 100% of the expenses of such persons without the imposition of any deductible or copayment. Provides that the specified payment for health benefits shall continue for the surviving spouse until that person is remarried and shall continue for the surviving dependent children until such persons cease to be dependents. Provides that the provisions shall apply to specified surviving dependents as of January 1, 2022 and thereafter. Effective immediately.