Nevada Public Officers and Employees

Sec. § 287.0475
Reinstatement of insurance by retired public officer or employee or surviving spouse.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a retired public officer or employee or the surviving spouse of a retired public officer or employee who is deceased may reinstate any insurance under the Program, except life insurance, that, at the time of reinstatement, is provided by the Program if the retired public officer or employee:

(a)

Retired:

(1)

Pursuant to NRS 1A.350 or 1A.480, or 286.510 or 286.620, from a participating state agency or was enrolled in a retirement program provided pursuant to NRS 286.802; or

(2)

Pursuant to NRS 1A.350 or 1A.480, or 286.510 or 286.620, from employment with a county, school district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation or other local governmental agency of the State which is a participating local governmental agency at the time of the request for reinstatement; and

(b)

Did not have more than one period during which the retired public officer or employee was not covered by insurance under the Program on or after October 1, 2011, or on or after the date of retirement of the public officer or employee, whichever is later.

2.

Reinstatement pursuant to subsection 1 must be requested by:

(a)

Giving written notice to the Program of the intent of the public officer or employee or surviving spouse to reinstate the insurance not later than 31 days before the commencement of the plan year;

(b)

Accepting the Program’s current plan of insurance and any subsequent changes thereto; and

(c)

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 287.046, paying any portion of the premiums or contributions for coverage under the Program, in the manner set forth in NRS 1A.470 or 286.615, which are due from the date of reinstatement and not paid by the public employer.

3.

If a retired public officer or employee retired pursuant to NRS 1A.350 or 1A.480, or 286.510 or 286.620, from employment with a county, school district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation or other local governmental agency, the retired public officer or employee, or the surviving spouse of such a retired public officer or employee who is deceased, may not reinstate health insurance pursuant to subsection 1 if he or she is excluded from participation in the Program pursuant to sub-subparagraph (III) of subparagraph (2) of paragraph (h) of subsection 2 of NRS 287.043.
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