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State Employee Group Health Insurance for 2017

The 2017 Health insurance rates have been published. Rates will be increasing and the new semi-monthly rates can be found here.

Currently this is all the information HRS has received on what is changing for plan year 2017 but we will provide more information as we receive it.


The State Employee Health Plan is hosting webinars to provide employees information about the health plan changes occurring for Plan Year 2017. Registration is limited to 500 for each session. Additional sessions will be held over the next few weeks.

The current webinars are:

To register for a session, click the link for the date and time you wish to attend and then complete the online registration.

Webinar system requirements:
Computer with Internet access
Must be able to access the GotoWebinar website
Working computer speakers - Voice over IP will be used

More GHI information will be posted here.

Additional webinars will be posted here.

HealthQuest Rewards Incentive Program - Free Biometric Screenings

HealthQuest Rewards Incentive Program began a new year November 16, 2015 through November 15, 2016. Employees can earn credits for a discount on their 2017 health insurance premiums! For full details, visit Login to your account at to get started today! Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to make an appointment.

Employees only need to sign up for 1 screening during the period – November 16, 2015 through November 15, 2016.  Log in to your account on the wellness portal at and click on "Biometric Screenings" from the left menu and then select "Onsite Screenings." If you have problems with their online scheduling system, please call their Help Desk to schedule an appointment at 1-888-275-1205, Option 5.

Deadline to sign up is 3 DAYS PRIOR TO DATE by midnight.

Reminder Information List

Here are the dates for the Biometric Screenings on the PSU Campus:

  • August 25, 2016 - 7am-12noon - PSU, Overman Student Center (302 East Cleveland, Pittsburg, KS 66762) in the Governors Room

  • August 26, 2016 - 7am-12noon - PSU, Overman Student Center (302 East Cleveland, Pittsburg, KS 66762) in the Governors Room

Time Worked & Leave Taken - GUS HR Demo

Come see a demo of entering time worked and leave taken in the new GUS HR system. All employees are encouraged to attend. Be sure to check here for future meetings regarding GUS HR:

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016 @ 2pm in OSC, Governor’s Room

Flu Shot Clinic

Employees and covered spouses with the State of Kansas Group Health Insurance may sign up to receive a free flu shot. Here are the flu shot clinic dates:

  • September 16, 2016 from 8am - 3:30pm in the Overman Student Center, Governors Room
  • October 7, 2016 from 8am - 3:30pm in the Overman Student Center, Governors Room

How to schedule an appointment:

  1. Click here.
    Company User ID: Kansas
                   Password: Kansas
  2. Create an account if you haven't already used the OccuVAX online scheduler.
    Employees that previously used the OccuVAX online scheduler will already have an account and should skip this step. A forgot password is available for those that need it.
  3. Select your clinic.
  4. Select an appointment time.
  5. Enter requested information.
  6. Click the Schedule Appointment button.
  7. You DO NOT need to pay for your flu shot!
  8. Print out the 2016 Consent Form for Insurance Claims. This is the form that you will take with you to your appointment and give to the nurse.

State sponsored Flu Clinics begin September 1st and run through October 31st. Currently there are over 100 events across 45 plus cities. Flu shot clinics are available at no cost to members of the State Employee Health Plan (SEHP) ages 18-65. Click for more information regarding flu shot clinics.

Compensatory Time Bank Balances - GUS HR Information

We have finalized the policy on compensatory time bank balances effective with go-live.  Here is a link to the HRS web page with the new policy:  This week (week of July 18, 2016), we are sending letters to all supervisors with employees who currently have a balance over the new compensatory time bank balance maximum.  The employee and division head are also getting the letter.  Keep in mind that we are providing for an 18-month transition period to give supervisors and employees who are over the maximums ample time to work out a plan to be in compliance by May 2018.

Working After Retirement Rules for KPERS Retirees - Effective July 1, 2016

Any PSU employee who is receiving a KPERS retirement benefit should review the new Working After Retirement rules effective July 1, 2016 found on the KPERS web site:  We are still learning these rules and do not have any information other than what is found on the KPERS web site.  We will share more as it becomes available.  Employees should contact KPERS for more information at 1-888-275-5737.

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