2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:16-13.1 - Provision of group insurance, certain, by board of education for employees, dependents.

18A:16-13.1 Provision of group insurance, certain, by board of education for employees, dependents.

9. A board of education may provide contributory or non-contributory group health insurance or group term life insurance, or both, for employees or their dependents, or both, through self insurance, the purchase of commercial insurance or reinsurance or any combination thereof. The maximum risk to be retained for group term life insurance by a board of education on a self insured basis shall not exceed a face amount of $5,000 per covered employee or dependent or such greater amount as approved by the Commissioners of Banking and Insurance and Education. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the board shall be subject to the surcharge levied pursuant to section 3 of P.L.1993, c.8 (C.52:14-17.38c) for claims paid within the retained amount. For any claims paid in excess of the retained amount, the surcharge shall be paid by the entity insuring the excess amount.

L.2007, c.18, s.9.

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