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File #: 13-0645    Version: 2
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/28/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/11/2013 Final action: 6/11/2013
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve the following related to the Sun Life Financial Insurance Policy: 1) Authorize the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer to sign the extension for the policy through December 31, 2013 maintaining the current rates; and 2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to increase Blanket Purchase Order 20110020 by $240,394 for a not to exceed amount of $1,693,031 to continue payment of premiums through December 31, 2013. FUNDING: Budgeted through the Risk Management Internal Service.
Attachments: 1. A Sun Life Rates 6.11.2013, 2. A BP201100200 6.11.2013, 3. A - Sun Life Option Letter 6.11.2013
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Chief Administrative Office, Risk Management Division, recommending the Board approve the following related to the Sun Life Financial Insurance Policy:
1) Authorize the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer to sign the extension for the policy through December 31, 2013 maintaining the current rates; and
2) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to increase Blanket Purchase Order 20110020 by $240,394 for a not to exceed amount of $1,693,031 to continue payment of premiums through December 31, 2013.

FUNDING: Budgeted through the Risk Management Internal Service.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost…………… $240,394.00

Budgeted………………………… $240,394.00
New Funding…………………….
Savings…………………………
Other……………………………
Total Funding Available………… $240,394.00

Change To Net County Cost…… 0.00

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no change to Net County Cost. The insurance is budgeted through Risk Management’s Internal Service Fund. The County pays for the Basic Life, Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) and Long Term Disability Benefits (LTD) and employees pay the Optional Life Insurance costs.

Reason for Recommendation
El Dorado County currently contracts with Sun Life Financial Insurance (Sun Life) to provide Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Long Term Disability (LTD) Benefits and Optional Life Insurance. Sun Life guaranteed rates for 36 months beginning July 1, 2010. The current rate guarantee expires on June 30, 2013 and the County received renewal rates for July 1, 2013 on May 13, 2013. Sun Life is requesting a 175% increase on the Basic Life and a 29% increase on the LTD based on the County’s loss ratio over the last three years:
Basic Life Loss Ratio:
Premium Paid: $97,823
Incurred Claims: $251,503
Incurred Loss Ratio: 257%
Tolerable Loss Ratio: 83%
LTD Loss Ratio:
Premium Paid: $523,374
Incurred Claims: $811,712
Incurred Loss Ratio: 155%
Tolerable Loss Ratio: 74%
Considering the significan...

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