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Government Programs & Notices

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Government Programs


The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 requires employers who employ 20 or more employees to offer their employees and dependents that would otherwise lose group health coverage for reasons other than gross misconduct, the option of purchasing continuation health coverage. To continue coverage, the individual must pay the full cost of the monthly premium as well as a 2% administration fee.

Social Security

The University of Indianapolis participates in the Social Security program providing retirement, disability, or death benefits. Participation is required and a statutory deduction is made with a matching contribution by the University. For details concerning coverage and benefits, contact the local office of the Social Security Administration.

Unemployment Notices

The University of Indianapolis provides compensation to staff members who are affected by a reduction in workforce or terminated service under certain conditions as defined by law. Eligibility, waiting periods, rates of compensation and the duration of compensation payments are fixed by law. Compensation varies according to the work schedule; the number of weeks employed, the eligibility period, the cause of termination, availability for rehire, and many other conditions.

The University pays the full cost of this program on behalf of its employees.


Medicare is a national health insurance program in the United States, and administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicare provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older, younger people with some disability status as determined by the Social Security Administration, as well as people with end stage renal disease and ALS (commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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