AN ACT TO REQUIRE A TRICARE SUPPLEMENT TO BE OFFERED IF A PLAN OF FLEXIBLE COMPENSATION IS OFFERED BY THE STATE. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
Summary date: Jul 22 2013 - View Summary
Summary date: Jun 25 2013 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Provides that state entities must use a competitive bid process to award contracts to third party providers for TRICARE supplement options (was, required a competitive bid process for any state entity that decides to offer a TRICARE supplement option).
Amend the act's long title.
Summary date: May 7 2013 - View Summary
House amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 115C-341.1, GS 115C-25.2, GS 116-17.2, and GS 126-95(b) to provide that if a plan of flexible compensation is offered, then a TRICARE supplement must be offered (previously, provided that a plan may offer a TRICARE supplement).
Summary date: Mar 21 2013 - View Summary
Amends GS 115C-341.1 (plan of flexible compensation to eligible employees of local school administrative units), GS 115D-25.2 (authorizing the State Board of Community Colleges to provide a plan of flexible compensation to eligible employees of constituent institutions), GS 116-17.2 (authorizing the UNC Board of Governors to provide a plan of flexible compensation to eligible employees of constituent institutions), and GS 126-95 (provide a plan of flexible compensation to eligible officers and employees of state departments, institutions, and agencies) to allow the plans to also offer a TRICARE supplement. Provides that a state entity that does offer a TRICARE supplement must use a competitive bid process to award contracts to any third party provider. Requires the NC Flex plan to offer a TRICARE supplement by January 1, 2015.
Summary date: Mar 20 2013 - View Summary
To be summarized 3/21/13.