New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 17 - TREASURY - GENERAL
Chapter 9 - STATE HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM
Subchapter 7 - TERMINATION
Section 17:9-7.4 - Voluntary termination

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 17:9-7.4
Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

A subscriber may elect voluntarily to terminate coverage for the subscriber or the subscriber's dependents at any time, but termination of the subscriber's own coverage shall automatically terminate the coverage of the subscriber's dependents. Such voluntary termination shall be effected by written notice thereof to the State Health Benefits Bureau by use of the New Jersey SHBP application. Coverage may be reinstated for active employees after termination for the eligible employee and eligible dependents in accordance with the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and during any subsequent open enrollment period. Coverage may be reinstated for retirees after termination of the retiree and eligible dependents only as permitted in N.J.A.C. 17:9-6.

As amended, R.1978 d.442, effective 12/26/1978.
See: 10 N.J.R. 456(a), 11 N.J.R. 105(b).
As amended, R.1983 d.44, effective 3/7/1983.
See: 14 N.J.R. 1293(b), 15 N.J.R. 343(b).
Reference to female employees added.
Amended by R.2003 d.437, effective 11/3/2003.
See: 35 N.J.R. 2587(a), 35 N.J.R. 5149(a).
Rewrote the section.
Amended by R.2009 d.150, effective 5/4/2009.
See: 41 N.J.R. 101(a), 41 N.J.R. 2037(a).
Substituted "SHBP" for "State Health Benefits Program" and "N.J.A.C. 17:9-6" for "Subchapter 6".

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