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75-6508. Same; employer's contribution for participants; charges; not deemed wages. (a) (1) Each state agency which has on its payroll persons participating in the state health care benefits program shall pay from any moneys available to the agency for such purpose an amount specified by the Kansas state employees health care commission, including any amounts prescribed under a cafeteria plan established under K.S.A. 75-6512, and amendments thereto. All such payments shall continue on the behalf of employees otherwise eligible for participation in the state health care benefits program in accordance with the continuation provisions of the federal family and medical leave act of 1993, P.L. 103-03, 107 Stat. 6. The commission may charge each state agency a uniform amount per person as the cost to the agency for the state's contribution for persons participating in the state health care benefits program. Such amounts may include the costs of administering the program.

(2) In the event that the Kansas state employees health care commission designates by rules and regulations a group of persons on the payroll of a county, township, city, special district or other local governmental entity, public school district, licensed child care facility operated by a not-for-profit corporation providing residential group foster care for children and receiving reimbursement for all or part of such care from the Kansas department for children and families, nonprofit community mental health center, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, nonprofit community facility for people with intellectual disability, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, or nonprofit independent living agency, as defined in K.S.A. 65-5101, and amendments thereto, as qualified to participate in the state health care benefits program, each local governmental entity, public school district, licensed child care facility operated by a not-for-profit corporation providing residential group foster care for children and receiving reimbursement for all or part of such care from the Kansas department for children and families, nonprofit community mental health center, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, nonprofit community facility for people with intellectual disability, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, or nonprofit independent living agency, as defined in K.S.A. 65-5101, and amendments thereto, which has on its payroll persons participating in the state health care benefits program shall pay from any moneys available to the local governmental entity, public school district, licensed child care facility operated by a not-for-profit corporation providing residential group foster care for children and receiving reimbursement for all or part of such care from the Kansas department for children and families, nonprofit community mental health center, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, nonprofit community facility for people with intellectual disability, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, or nonprofit independent living agency, as defined in K.S.A. 65-5101, and amendments thereto, for such purpose an amount specified by the commission. The commission may charge each local governmental entity, public school district, licensed child care facility operated by a not-for-profit corporation providing residential group foster care for children and receiving reimbursement for all or part of such care from the Kansas department for children and families, nonprofit community mental health center, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, nonprofit community facility for people with intellectual disability, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, or nonprofit independent living agency, as defined in K.S.A. 65-5101, and amendments thereto, a uniform amount per person as the cost to the local governmental entity, public school district, licensed child care facility operated by a not-for-profit corporation providing residential group foster care for children and receiving reimbursement for all or part of such care from the Kansas department for children and families, nonprofit community mental health center, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, nonprofit community facility for people with intellectual disability, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, or nonprofit independent living agency, as defined in K.S.A. 65-5101, and amendments thereto, for the contribution of the local governmental entity, public school district, licensed child care facility operated by a not-for-profit corporation providing residential group foster care for children and receiving reimbursement for all or part of such care from the Kansas department for children and families, nonprofit community mental health center, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, nonprofit community facility for people with intellectual disability, as provided in K.S.A. 19-4001 et seq., and amendments thereto, or nonprofit independent living agency, as defined in K.S.A. 65-5101, and amendments thereto, for persons participating in the state health care benefits program. Such amounts may include the costs of administering the program.

(b) Payments from public funds for coverage under the state health care benefits program for persons participating in that program shall not be deemed a payment or supplement of wages of such person notwithstanding any other provision of law or rules and regulations relating to wages of any such person.

History: L. 1984, ch. 329, § 8; L. 1986, ch. 343, § 2; L. 1990, ch. 282, § 26; L. 1992, ch. 271, § 4; L. 1993, ch. 231, § 4; L. 1994, ch. 279, § 25; L. 1994 ch. 352, § 6; L. 2012, ch. 91, § 64; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 402; July 1.


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