Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 287.0205
Reinstatement of insurance by retired public officer or employee or surviving spouse.


1.

A public officer or employee of any county, school district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation or other local governmental agency of the State of Nevada who has retired pursuant to NRS 1A.350 or 1A.480, or 286.510 or 286.620, or is enrolled in a retirement program provided pursuant to NRS 286.802, or the surviving spouse of such a retired public officer or employee who is deceased, may, except as otherwise provided in NRS 287.0475, in any even-numbered year, reinstate any insurance, except life insurance, that, at the time of reinstatement, is provided by the last public employer of the retired public officer or employee to the active officers and employees and their dependents of that public employer:

(a)

Pursuant to NRS 287.010, 287.015, 287.020 or paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 287.025; or

(b)

Under the Public Employees’ Benefits Program, if the last public employer of the retired officer or employee participates in the Public Employees’ Benefits Program pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 287.025.

2.

Reinstatement pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1 must be requested by:

(a)

Giving written notice of the intent of the public officer or employee or surviving spouse to reinstate the insurance to the last public employer of the public officer or employee not later than January 31 of an even-numbered year;

(b)

Accepting the public employer’s current program or plan of insurance and any subsequent changes thereto; and

(c)

Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b) of subsection 4 of NRS 287.023, paying any portion of the premiums or contributions of the public employer’s program or plan of insurance, in the manner set forth in NRS 1A.470 or 286.615, which is due from the date of reinstatement and not paid by the public employer.
Ê The last public employer shall give the insurer notice of the reinstatement not later than March 31 of the year in which the public officer or employee or surviving spouse gives notice of the intent to reinstate the insurance.

3.

Reinstatement pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1 must be requested pursuant to NRS 287.0475.

4.

If a plan is considered grandfathered under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, reinstatement of insurance pursuant to subsection 1 may exclude claims for expenses for any condition for which medical advice, treatment or consultation was rendered within 12 months before reinstatement unless the reinstated insurance has been in effect more than 12 consecutive months.

5.

The last public employer of a retired officer or employee who reinstates insurance, except life insurance, which was provided to the retired officer or employee and the retired officer’s or employee’s dependents at the time of retirement pursuant to NRS 287.010, 287.015, 287.020 or paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subsection 1 of NRS 287.025 shall, for the purpose of establishing actuarial data to determine rates and coverage for such persons, commingle the claims experience of such persons with the claims experience of active and retired officers and employees and their dependents who participate in that group insurance, plan of benefits or medical and hospital service.
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Feb. 5, 2021