Board authority with respect to health benefit plans
- • termination of participation
(1) The Public Employees’ Benefit Board shall have authority to employ whatever means are reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes of ORS 243.105 (Definitions for ORS 243.105 to 243.285) to 243.285 (Salary deductions) and 292.051 (Deduction of cost of group insurance and other services). The board’s authority includes, but is not limited to, the authority to self-insure and to seek clarification, amendment, modification, suspension or termination of any agreement or contract that in the board’s judgment requires such action.
(2) Upon providing specific notice in writing to the carrier, the affected employee organization or organizations, the Oregon Health Authority and affected eligible employees, and after affording opportunity for a public hearing upon the issues that may be involved, the board may enter an order withdrawing approval of any benefit plan. Thirty days after entry of the order, the board shall terminate all withholding authorizations of eligible employees and terminate all board-approved participation in the plan.
(3) The board by order may terminate the participation of any state agency or local government if within three months the state agency or local government fails to perform any action required by ORS 243.105 (Definitions for ORS 243.105 to 243.285) to 243.285 (Salary deductions) and 292.051 (Deduction of cost of group insurance and other services) or by board rule. [1971 c.527 §5; 1997 c.222 §32; 2003 c.640 §2; 2011 c.720 §71; 2013 c.731 §6]
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