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Non-Profits Can Apply for Government Group Health Insurance

July 21, 2008 – All registered non-profit organizations in the Virgin Islands are advised that in accordance with Act. No. 6645 Section 3(b), non-profits that receive at least 75 percent of their funding from either local or federal government sources annually can participate in the V.I. Government's Group Health Insurance Plan, according to a press release from the V.I. Government's Division of Personnel.
Open enrollment for the insurance plan will occur from Aug. 18 through Sept. 19, with an effective date of Oct. 1, 2008. Organizations that opt to participate must:
1) Submit a letter on official letterhead signed by an authorized representative requesting participation. The correspondence should identify the number of 40-hour employees in the organization.
2) Submit proof that they are currently registered as a non-profit in the V.I.
3) Submit a copy of a certified financial statement that illustrates that 75 percent of their funding is received from either local or federal government sources.
The deadline for submitting the complete package is Friday, Aug. 8, in order to participate in this year's open enrollment.
For further information, contact Maureen Venzen, chief of group health insurance, at 714-5000.

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