1 Eighth Senate Second Regular Session
3 In the Senate
5 Resolution #05-S006
6 Authored By: Senator Racich/ Senator Caines
8 Whereas: Student health insurance has been mandated for all fulltime
secondary students within the State of
10 Whereas: The students have one of two options upon registration of classes:
11 1) Waive the coverage offered by the institution with proof of
12 current insurance possessed by student or
13 2) Procure Lewis-Clark State College’s student health insurance
15 Whereas: The student is responsible for payment of such plan.
16 Whereas: The students pay for the plan and receive the benefits of plan.
17 Whereas: The current student health insurance plan is inadequate.
18 Whereas: The majority of complaints about the plan refer to problems
19 associated with the administration by “PIA”; a subcontractor to
20 Renaissance Agencies, Inc.
22 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ASLCSC SENATE:
24 Section 1: That a replacement administrator for “PIA” be implemented.
29 Section 2: That the administration insist: (a) that timely action be taken by the
25 insurance administrator when contacted by the student; (b) that the
26 campus clinic be allowed to complete insurance forms or make
28 contact on behalf of the student.
30 Section 3: That a prescription plan which addresses more than $200 of
31 medication per semester be provided and the prescription
32 classification be removed.
33 Section 4: That a small physical therapy benefit be included if it can be
34 accomplished without increasing premiums more than 5%.
35 Section 5: That a concerted effort be made to increase the per injury and / or
36 per illness maximum dollar benefit from $15,000 to $50,000
37 with options for each student to increase the benefits plan if so
38 desired and pay the additional premiums incurred by choice.
39 Section 6: This resolution will pass upon a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the
40 ASLCSC Senate and the signature of the ASLCSC President.