102 KAR 1:100. Insurance.


      RELATES TO: KRS 161.675


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 161.675 provides that the trustees are authorized to enter into contracts with insurance carriers to provide hospital-medical insurance for members retired for service or disability and for certain dependents of retirees. This administrative regulation sets out procedures under which this coverage shall be provided.


      Section 1. The Board of Trustees of the Teachers' Retirement System shall provide for members retired for service; members retired for disability; spouses and minor children of retired members as provided in KRS 161.675; spouses receiving monthly benefits under the provisions of KRS 161.525; and minor children of members deceased prior to retirement if the member was eligible for retirement as provided in KRS 161.600, a medical benefit program including but not limited to hospital room and board, drugs and medicines, doctor fees, nursing care, and convalescent hospital care.


      Section 2. Specific provisions and exclusions shall be provided in the blanket contract with the insurance carrier selected by the board of trustees, the master policy issued under the contract, and any modifications to the contract or master policy approved by the board of trustees. (TRS-15(b); 1 Ky.R. 136; eff. 12-11-74; Am. 5 Ky.R. 22; eff. 9-6-78; 17 Ky.R. 2474; eff. 4-5-91; 29 Ky.R. 2937; 30 Ky.R. 274; eff. 8-13-2003.)