Glossary of Commonly Used Terms

Active Work

The “employee” is performing all of the regular duties of his or her employment.


The common law employees of a participating Employer.


The Medical Care for Public Assistance Recipients program under California Welfare and Institutions Code Sec. 14000 et. seq., as amended.


The Health Insurance for the Aged program under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, as such Act was amended by the Social Security Amendments of 1965 (Public Law 89-97), as amended.

Participating Employer

Any Employer or successor in interest to such Employer who is remitting contributions to the Trust Fund.