187-A:43 Medical and Surgical Benefits; University System of New Hampshire. The university system of New Hampshire may participate in the state group health insurance plan if the board of trustees applies for such benefits to the commissioner of the department of administrative services in writing. Upon receipt of the application, the commissioner shall conduct a cost analysis pursuant to paragraph VI and shall seek legislation authorizing application of such benefits and provided further that:
I. The university system of New Hampshire agrees to accept the terms of the state group health insurance plan that is collectively bargained every 2 years by the department of administrative services.
II. The board of trustees, when applying in writing, shall agree that these benefits shall apply to all employees and no other group health insurance plans shall be offered by the system while employees are part of the state group health insurance plan.
III. The university system shall pay all associated administrative costs of managing university system employee and dependent participation, including any periodic cost increases, additional department of administrative services staff requirements, reserve adjustments and reserve requirements.
IV. The university system agrees to maintain current employee records including eligibility and enrollment data as required by the department of administrative services.
V. The university system agrees to remain in the state group health insurance plan for a minimum of 5 years from the date of entry.
VI. Cost analysis, including costs associated with the risk management unit staff, shall be paid for by the university system. The university system shall pay all associated costs of transferring data into the state group health insurance plan and all costs associated with data collection, data manipulation associated with transferring from one plan to another, and costs of university system changes, including staff costs.
VII. The university system shall provide to the risk management unit a file of medical and pharmaceutical claims for the previous 2 years which shall not contain any personally identifiable information.