However, we didn't see meaningful results until we were able to convert our Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association
trust relationship to Colorado's Boards of Education Self-Funded Trust pool--and then partner with Penrose-St.
Pension and OPEB are provided through one state administered defined benefit plan -- Municipal Employees' Retirement System (MERS) -- and two county defined benefit plans: Employees Retirement System (ERS) and Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association
* Texas regulators shut down Britannia International Life & Casualty for selling unauthorized stop-loss coverage to employers through two plans that were shut down in March 2002 for being illegal: American Benefit Plans and United Employers Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association
. The department also filed an administrative complaint against licensed agent Richard Oleck for marketing the unauthorized products.
Tax Court held that contributions made by an employer to its voluntary employees beneficiary association
(VEBA) for post-retirement medical and life insurance benefits were not deductible because the amounts contributed were spent the following year on benefits for active employees and did not constitute a "reserve" for retiree benefits.
Although they have been in existence since 1928, Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Associations
(VEBA) are not well known or understood.