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GUS HR Readiness Coordinator Info Sessions

GUS HR Readiness Coordinator Info Sessions. Be sure to check here for future meetings regarding GUS HR:

  • Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10am - OSC, Sunflower
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 2pm - Russ Hall Room 305
  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 1pm - OSC Sunflower
  • Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11am - Russ Hall Room 321

State Employee Group Health Insurance for 2017

The Group Health Insurance (GHI) Open Enrollment meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in the Overman Student Center Ballroom at 2:00 p.m. HRS encourages all employees and/or spouses to attend this meeting to learn about the changes to the health benefits for Plan Year 2017.

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


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 webinars will be posted here.

You will find the credit grids for the 2017 HealthQuest Program here:

There are 2 different grids – one for Plan A Health Plan Members and the other for Plan C Health Plan Members. We will also be hosting webinars in December to further discuss the new program as well as demonstrate the new HealthQuest portal. Remember the new HealthQuest program year will run calendar year and participants need to earn 40 credits for the premium reduction in 2018.

Below are the dates and times of webinars.  To register  click on this link- - and select the date and time that works best for you from the drop down box.

  • Tue, Dec 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST

  • Thu, Dec 8, 2016 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CST

  • Wed, Dec 14, 2016 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CST

  • Fri, Dec 16, 2016 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CST

2017 Direct Bill Information

Employees who retire from Pittsburg State can continue health insurance in the State of Kansas Direct Bill Program. Click here for more information.

Please note Direct Bill Meetings in Pittsburg:

  • October 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Homer Cole Community Center

  • October 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - Homer Cole Community Center

Employees who may retire in 2017 are encouraged to attend one of the sessions.

HealthQuest Rewards Incentive Program

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!

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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