Section 41-9-904Responsibility for plan cost; coverage of dependents; employer participation.
(a) The board shall require that the cost of any insurance benefit plan provided under this article shall be paid by the insured.
(b) Each insured shall be entitled to have his or her spouse and dependent children, included in the provided coverage upon agreeing to pay the costs of the dependent coverage.
(c) Any insured may have a portion of the costs or all costs of participating in the plan paid by his or her employer, if the employer is a "small business" as defined in Section 25-10-3(1). The cost of dependent coverage may be paid by the small business employer. This subsection shall not be construed as mandating that a small business employer pay a portion or all of any costs of coverage.
(Acts 1993, No. 93-602, p. 980, §5.)