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Retirees, Survivors, and Layoffs

Retirees covered by Level 1 services and California Highway Patrol (CHP) employees who were covered by Level 2 services may use EAP for 90 days after the date of retirement.  Employees covered by Level 3 services are no longer eligible for services when they retire.  Check your contract for further details.


Employees in all level of services who were authorized a course of treatment before their retirement have up to 6 months to complete any authorized sessions.  The extension is for time only and not an increase in services or sessions. They are not eligible for new services.  Retired Annuitants have access to EAP services while employed by a department which is participating in the master agreement.  Check your contract for further details.

 

Surviving family members of employees who had Level 1 services and family members of CHP employees who had Level 2 services may use EAP services for six months after the death of an employee.

 

Eligibility for EAP services for surviving family members of all other employees stops at the end of month after the month the death occurred.

 

Excluded employees and those in Bargaining Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 15, 17, 20, and 21 are allowed to receive a six-month extension to their EAP services following layoff from state service.  The extension is for time only and not an increase in services or sessions.


 

  Updated: 8/24/2016
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