Final Steps in Acceptance Process:

Due Date: Documentation Needed Sample for Download
Between October 1 - December 31

Upon notification that the GTCMHIC Board of Directors has approved the Municipal Corporation's application to become a participant in the GTCMHIC:

  • ADOPT municipal resolution approving membership and signature to the Municipal Cooperative Agreement of the GTCMHIC.
  • SUBMIT Resolution/MCA Signature Page to the Consortium.
  • SUBMIT Broker Termination Letter to current insurance carrier. 

 

By November 1

Confirm with your current Medical Claims Administrator the names of all employees, retirees, and dependents to be covered in the Consortium's health insurance plans.  Complete the GTCMHIC's dependent verification process and forward updated roster to the GTCMHIC.*a sample roster provided upon request 

By November 1

For Municipal Corporations without taxing authority, provide the Consortium with a secure financial instrument equal to the value of 25% of the estimated annual premium as determined by the Consortium as protection against expulsion or cancellation due to a default in premium payment.  Said financial instrument may include the following: 

     a.  A Secured Bank Account;
     b.  Letter of Credit; or
     c.  Surety Bond 

 
By December 31 Provide formal written notification from the governing body of the appointment of the Director and Alternate to the Consortium Board of Directors.
By December 31 Provide formal written notification from the governing body of the appointment of the representative to the Joint Committee on Plan Structure and Design.


All Municipal Corporations applying for Membership in the GTCMHIC are hereby advised that missing any of these steps by the due date indicated will result in the Municipal Corporation not being accepted into the Consortium for the upcoming year.