2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:10-27 - Other group insurance plans

40A:10-27. Other group insurance plans

In addition to the insurance required pursuant to the provisions of chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes and the coverage provided in N.J.S. 40A:10-26, the governing body of a municipality, in which an incorporated volunteer first aid, emergency, rescue or ambulance squad or squads exist rendering service generally throughout the municipality, may:

a. Effect and maintain group accidental death and dismemberment, hospitalization, medical, surgical, major medical expenses, or health and accident insurance with any insurance company authorized to do business in New Jersey, or with a nonprofit hospital service or medical service corporation with respect to the benefits which they are authorized to provide, which is determined to be necessary or desirable for the protection, safety and welfare of the members of an incorporated volunteer first aid, emergency, rescue or ambulance squad;

b. Effect and maintain a contract or contracts to provide drug prescription or other health care benefits which are determined to be necessary or desirable for the protection, safety and welfare of the members of an incorporated volunteer first aid, emergency, rescue or ambulance squad;

c. In the discretion of the governing body of the municipality, appropriate and pay all or any portion of the cost of such insurance or contract or both.

L.1979, c. 230, s. 1, eff. Oct. 15, 1979.

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