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Summary of Benefits

9/1/02

GROUP INSURANCE PLANS (Optional)


Health Plan -

  Employee Only Employee & Spouse Employee & Children Employee & Family
HealthSelect of Texas $0.00 176.30 118.04 294.34

The following coverages are available if you elect coverage under Health Select or an approved health maintenance organization (HMO).

Dental Plan - You have a choice of two dental plans.

  Employee Only Employee & Spouse Employee & Children Employee & Family
Dental Maintenance Plan/Aetna Dental 6.13 11.04 13.30 16.37
Dental Choice Plan/ CIGNA Dental 19.58 37.00 44.25 61.66

Optional Term Life Insurance - When you enroll in HealthSelect or an HMO, you receive $5,000 in basic term life insurance with $5,000 in accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance. If you want additional life insurance coverage, you may purchase optional term life insurance with AD&D coverage up to four times your annual salary. Optional Term Life is limited to a maximum of $400,000.

Dependent Term Life Insurance - The Premium for Dependent Term Life Insurance is $1.51 per month, and includes $5,000 term life with AD&D per dependent.

Short- and Long- Term Disability Insurance

Short-Term Disability $0.23/$100 of monthly salary
Long-Term Disability $0.70/$100 of monthly salary

Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&A) Insurance - If you are under 70, you can elect coverage between $10,000 and $200,000 in increments of $5,000 for yourself. You may also cover eligible dependents by selecting family AD&D.

Employee Only $0.03/$1,000 of coverage
Employee and Family $0.05/$1,000 of coverage

TexFlex Programs-

Premium Conversion: Your Uniform Group Insurance Program (UGIP) premiums are paid with tax-free dollars through payroll deductions, unless you elect not to participate.

Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA): You deposit tax-free money into an account. As you incur eligible health care expenses, you file a claim and are reimbursed from your account.

Dependent (Day) Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA): You deposit tax-free tax-free money into an account. As you incur eligible dependent care expenses, you file a claim and are reimbursed from your account.

Workers Compensation Insurance and Unemployment Compensation Insurance- Provided for employees of TTUHSC.

Retirement Plans

Teacher Retirement System of Texas (Required) - employee contribution is 6.4% of salary, which is tax sheltered. State contribution is an amount equal to 6.0% of salary.

Tax Sheltered annuity (Optional) - IRC 403 (b) Tax Sheltered Annuity through payroll deduction.

Social Security (Required)- The employee's portion of the social security tax is 7.65% to a maximum salary of $80,4000 then: 1.45% on remainder per calendar year.


LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Vacation - A regular full time employee shall earn vacation entitlement in accordance with the following schedule. A regular part-time employee shall earn a pro rata share based upon the percent of time worked. Vacation with pay may be granted after six months of continuous employment.

Total State Employment of Hours Accrued Per month Maximum Hours to Carry Forward to Next Fiscal Year
0 but less than 2 years 8 168
2 but less than 5 years 9 232
5 but less than 10 years 10 256
10 but less than 15 years 11 280
15 but less than 20 years 13 328
20 but less than 25 years 15 376
25 but less than 30 years 17 424
30 but less than 35 years 19 472
35 and over years 21 520

Sick Leave- A regular full -time employee shall earn sick leave at the rate of eight hours per month beginning on the first day of employment, part-time employee shall earn a pro rata based upon the percent of time worked. Sick leave shall accumulate with the unused amount of such leave carried forward each month.

Holidays- Regular full-time/part-time employees shall be eligible for paid holidays as approved by the Texas Legislature and the Texas Tech Board of Regents. In addition to the scheduled holidays, HSC employees receive 2 hours of Holiday Comp monthly. This time must be used within one year of accrual.

Longevity Pay- Regular full-time non-academic employees are entitled to longevity pay upon completion of three years of State service in accordance with the following schedule.

State Service Longevity Pay
3 years $ 20
6 years $ 40
9 years $ 60
12 years $ 80
15 years $100
18 years $120
21 years $140
24 years $160
27 years $180
30 years $200