Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–706. Optional self-financed coverage: District of Columbia Employees Health Benefits Program.

District government employees enrolled in the District of Columbia Employees Health Benefits Program shall be allowed to purchase family health insurance coverage that would cover the employee’s family members as defined in § 32-701(7) in accordance with §§ 1-621.05, 1-621.06, and 1-621.07(a), (c), and (d). A domestic partner shall not simultaneously be enrolled for individual and family member coverage. The employee shall pay 25% of the cost of family health insurance coverage for the domestic partner or family members as defined in § 32-701(7), and the District government shall pay the remaining 75%.


(June 11, 1992, D.C. Law 9-114, § 7, 39 DCR 2861; April 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-82, 53 DCR 1057.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 36-1406.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 32-702.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-82 rewrote the section which had read as follows: “District government employees enrolled in the District of Columbia Employees Health Benefits Program shall be allowed to purchase family health insurance coverage that would cover the employee’s family members as defined in § 32-701(7) in accordance with §§ 1-621.05, 1-621.06, and 1-621.07(a), (c), and (d). A domestic partner shall not simultaneously be enrolled for individual and family member coverage. The employee shall assume the total additional cost of the family health insurance coverage for the domestic partner or family members as defined in § 32-701(7).”

Editor's Notes

Section 7066 of D.C. Law 17-219 repealed section 3 of D.C. Law 16-82.