Nevada Public Officers and Employees
Sec. § 287.025
Local governmental agency may contract with Public Employees’ Benefits Program or other local governmental agency or participate as member of nonprofit cooperative association or corporation for group insurance, related medical services or health-related information.


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, in addition to the other powers granted in NRS 287.010, 287.015 and 287.020:

(a)

Negotiate and contract with the Board of the Public Employees’ Benefits Program to secure exclusive group insurance for all of its officers and employees and their dependents, except as otherwise provided in sub-subparagraph (III) of subparagraph (2) of paragraph (h) of subsection 2 of NRS 287.043, by participation in the Public Employees’ Benefits Program.

(b)

Negotiate and contract with another county, school district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation or other local governmental agency of the State of Nevada to secure group insurance for its officers and employees and their dependents by participation in any group insurance plan established or to be established by the other local governmental agency.

(c)

To secure group health, life or workers’ compensation insurance for its officers and employees and their dependents, participate as a member of a nonprofit cooperative association or nonprofit corporation that has been established in this State to secure such insurance for its members from an insurer licensed pursuant to the provisions of title 57 of NRS.

(d)

In addition to the provisions of paragraph (c), participate as a member of a nonprofit cooperative association or nonprofit corporation that has been established in this State to:

(1)

Facilitate contractual arrangements for the provision of medical services to its members’ officers and employees and their dependents and for related administrative services.

(2)

Procure health-related information and disseminate that information to its members’ officers and employees and their dependents.

2.

Each contract negotiated pursuant to paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection 1:

(a)

Must be submitted to the Commissioner of Insurance for approval not less than 30 days before the date on which the contract is to become effective.

(b)

Does not become effective unless approved by the Commissioner of Insurance.

(c)

Shall be deemed to be approved if not disapproved by the Commissioner within 30 days after its submission.
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