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Public Employees' Health Benefits; Enrollment and Coverage   

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(a) Employees, annuitants, and family members who become eligible to enroll on or after January 1, 1985, for Part A and Part B of Medicare may not be enrolled in a basic health benefit plan. If the employee, annuitant, or family member is enrolled in Part A and Part B of Medicare, he or she may enroll in a Medicare health benefit plan.

(b) Employees, annuitants, and family members enrolled in a prescription drug plan under Part D of Medicare may not be enrolled in a board-approved health benefit plan. This subdivision does not apply to an individual enrolled in a board-approved Medicare Advantage health benefit plan offered under this part.

(c) This section does not apply to employees and family members that are specifically excluded from enrollment in a Medicare health benefit plan by federal law or regulation.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 527, Sec. 1.)