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Your Sick Leave Credits Could Pay for Health Insurance

State employees: How do you plan to pay for health insurance in retirement? If you're eligible to use credits converted from unused sick leave to pay premiums, do you know how this benefit works, how credits are calculated, and the escrow and eligibility rules? Learn everything you need to know about the Accumulated Sick Leave Credit Conversion Program with this three-part series of videos and resources from the Department of Employee Trust Funds. Topics reviewed also include comparable coverage, reinstatement of sick leave, use of credits by spouses/survivors, and much more.