The Accumulated Sick Leave Credit Conversion Program is available for State Retirees only and is administered by ETF. It allows state employees to convert unused sick leave to credits to pay for health insurance during retirement. This includes pharmacy and optional Uniform Dental benefits.
For an overview of information for sick leave eligibility requirements, how sick leave credits work, sick leave conversion credit calculations, and how to save sick leave credits and re-enroll in health insurance, see our member page linked below.
Employer and Employee Responsibilities
A sick leave certification should be submitted within 30 days of an employee's termination or retirement. Follow the steps on this page to complete a sick leave certification and submit it in the appropriate timeframe.
View Videos to help in the administration of the Sick Leave Credit Conversion Program. Click the "Employer Training" link below to be taken to the "State Insurance Benefits Employer Trainings." Type “Sick Leave” in the filter to narrow down the table to Accumulated Sick Leave Program trainings.