Borough of Tuckerton, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Tuckerton 6-21-1999 by Ord. No. 8-1999. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As they become eligible, new employees will be advised by the Borough Clerk that they are permitted to enroll in the current health benefit plan. It is the employee's option to accept or waive coverage. Any change in the employee's dependent status must be reported immediately to the Borough Clerk or designated responsible employee.
[Amended 6-16-2003 by Ord. No. 6-2003]
A. 
Any employee eligible for the Borough's health benefits plan who is also eligible for other health care coverage may waive coverage under the Borough's plan. The waiver shall be made on a form provided by and filed with the Borough Clerk.
B. 
Any employee waiving health benefits pursuant to § 37-2A above will annually be paid by the Borough a sum equal to 50% of the amount saved by the Borough because of the employee's waiver of coverage.
C. 
Any employee who waives health benefits pursuant to § 37-2A above shall be permitted to resume coverage under the same terms and conditions as applied to initial coverage. Any employee resuming coverage shall repay to the Borough on a pro rata basis any amount received in advance for a period of time during which coverage has been resumed.
D. 
Any employee who wishes to resume coverage shall file with the Borough Clerk a declaration on a form provided by the Borough Clerk.