Attachment 1

 

SURVEY REGARDING HEALTH CARE COVERAGE FOR MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS
5/19/08

 

Respondent

Elected Official Eligible?

Government Portion

Individual Portion

Continuation Coverage after Term Ends?

Continuation Period and Terms

Town of Chapel Hill

Yes

100%

0%

Yes

COBRA* -Limited to 36 months for dependents & 18 months for employees

Town of Carrboro

Yes

100%

0%

Yes

COBRA*

Town of Cary

Yes

100%

0%

Yes

        2 full 4-yr terms: Town subsidizes 50% of the individual health premium, former Council Member pays 50%

        3 full 4-yr terms: Town subsidizes 75% of the individual health premium, form Council Member pays 25%

        4 full 4-yr terms: Town subsidizes 100% of the individual health premium

City of Raleigh

Yes

0%

100%

Yes

COBRA*

Durham County

Yes

100%

0%

Yes

After completing two full terms in office, County pays 100% of cost of coverage

Orange County

Yes

100%

0%

Yes

After completing two full terms in Office, County pays 100% of cost of coverage

 

*COBRA-Federal law directing eligibility for continuation of health insurance coverage following termination of employment.