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Date: December 5, 2008
Bulletin Number: CU-356
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Subject

Certain CUNY Employees Eligible for New York State Health Insurance Plan (NYSHIP)

Purpose

To notify agencies that certain doctoral students represented by the Professional Staff Congress are eligible to participate in the New York State Health Insurance Plan (NYSHIP) administered by the New York State Department of Civil Service.

Affected Employees

Employees in Bargaining Units T8, AJ and GA who are doctoral students represented by the Professional Staff Congress and enrolled as a matriculated doctoral student in a CUNY graduate program, and simultaneously employed in one of the following titles:

Graduate Assistant A, B or C
Adjunct Instructor
Adjunct Lecturer
Adjunct College Laboratory Technician
Non-Teaching Adjunct I and II

Effective Date(s)

Paychecks dated December 31, 2008.

OSC Actions
 

OSC has established four (4) new deduction codes to process these health insurance transactions.  The narrative description and the deduction amount will print on the employee’s paycheck stub or direct deposit advice statement.

Code

Narrative Description

HIBTCU

Health Before Tax CUNY

HIATCU

Health After Tax CUNY

HIASCU

Health After Tax Adj CUNY

HIBSCU

Health Before Tax Adj CUNY

OSC will process an input file from the New York State Department of Civil Service to start, cancel or change rates for individual employees.
Agencies will not have PayServ access to start, cancel or change rates for these deduction codes.

The following deduction codes are utilized by the New York State Department of Civil Service to provide for the deduction of Domestic Partner Health Insurance:

Code

Narrative Description

IIR

Imputed Income Regular

IIS

Imputed Income Adjustment



Agency Actions

The University Benefits Office has issued a letter containing the employee eligibility criteria and enrollment instructions.  Agencies should refer to these instructions.

Questions

Questions regarding enrollment and eligibility should be directed to the Graduate Center’s Human Resources Department at 212- 817-7700.

Questions regarding this bulletin may be e-mailed to the Payroll Deductions mailbox.