Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 287.020
Local governmental agency may adopt system of medical and hospital service; payment of part of dues for membership; coverage of members of board of trustees of school district.


1.

The governing body of any county, school district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation or other local governmental agency of the State of Nevada may adopt and carry into effect a system of medical or hospital service, or a combination thereof, through nonprofit membership corporations defraying the cost of medical service or hospital care, or both, open to participation by all licentiates of the particular class, whether doctors of medicine, doctors of osteopathy or doctors of chiropractic, offering services through such a nonprofit membership corporation, for the benefit of such of their officers and employees, and the dependents of such officers and employees, as may elect to accept membership in such nonprofit corporation and who have authorized the governing body to make deductions from their compensation for the payment of membership dues.

2.

A part, not to exceed 50 percent, of the cost of such membership dues may be defrayed by such governing body by contribution. The money for such contributions must be budgeted for in accordance with the laws governing such county, school district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation or other local governmental agency of the State of Nevada.

3.

The power conferred in this section, with respect to the rendition of medical or hospital service, or a combination thereof, is coextensive with the power conferred in NRS 287.010 with respect to insurance companies.

4.

If a school district offers coverage for medical service or hospital care, or both, to its officers and employees pursuant to this section, members of the board of trustees of the school district must not be excluded from participating in the coverage. If the amount of the deductions from compensation required to pay for the coverage exceeds the compensation to which a trustee is entitled, the difference must be paid by the trustee.
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Feb. 5, 2021