Losing EUTF Health Coverage in Summer 2014

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes referred to as “Obamacare”, requires individuals to have health insurance in 2014. Individuals without health coverage may be subject to a tax penalty.

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Losing EUTF Health Coverage in Summer 2014

Employees separating from UH and losing Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF) health coverage have the following options:

  • Enroll in EUTF COBRA Continuation Health Coverage
  • Purchase health coverage through individual health providers (e.g., HMSA, Kaiser, etc), or
  • Purchase an individual plan through the Hawai‘i Health Connector.  Additional information may be found on the Hawai‘i Health Connector website at http://www.hawaiihealthconnector.com/, or by contacting the Health Connector Consumer Support at 877-628-5076 or individual health providers.  Individuals may also contact the EUTF for COBRA information at 586-7390 (Oahu) or toll free at 1-800-295-0089, or by e-mailing questions to eutf@hawaii.gov.

2014 EUTF Open Enrollment for Active Employees

Due to the limited supply of reference guides, the university is not
able to provide every employee with a copy.  The University did request
additional reference guides from the EUTF but was denied. Click here for access to an electronic version of the reference guide.

Schedule of open enrollment informational sessions.

Active Employer/Employee Rates & contributions – Effective July 1, 2014

EUTF Health Benefit Premium Rates for BU07 Members

The amounts provided in the EUTF Monthly Active Rates Chart
are the total premium costs of each plan for active employees. Also
included is the percentage increase of the new premium rates compared to
the current premium rates.