Data based on review of district collective bargaining contracts.
Fully Paid Method The employer pays the full premium cost for the designated health plan, regardless of cost.
Straight Percent Cap The employer contributes a set percentage of the premium, regardless of the actual price of the insurance coverage.
Cap and Split the Increase The employer contributes a set dollar or a set percentage amount toward payment of the premium, and splits the premium increase with employees. Cap and Percent Increase Similar to the CPI formula, except the parties determine a set percent or up to a percentage increase.
Same for Duration The ultimate cap: the cap is set at a single level for the duration of the contract. Straight $Cap The employer contributes a set dollar amount toward payment of the insurance program, regardless of actual total amount. More information is available for OSBA members in SPOT .