11.  HEALTH PROGRAM AND INSURANCE

a.  The State of Kansas provides group health, life and long-term disability insurance to eligible classified and unclassified employees, including University Support Staff.

b.  Pursuant to K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 75-4101, and amendments thereto, the Board has entered contracts and adopted administrative rules and regulations, K.A.R., 88-30-1 et seq., for the provision of a voluntary student health insurance program.  Eligible graduate teaching assistants, graduate research assistants, and graduate assistants may choose to participate in this health insurance program.