Rep. Stan Parris (R-Va.) appealed to President Reagan yesterday to sign legislation that would give 1985 health premium refunds to more than 2 million federal workers and retirees.

The president has until Monday to act on the bill. This column reported yesterday that some presidential advisers are urging a veto because one provision of the bill -- raising the government's share of health premiums -- could increase costs during the next few years.

More than half of the $1 billion-plus refunds being offered by seven major health plans would go to the government. Persons eligible for the refunds, including 300,000 people in the Washington-Baltimore area, would get tax-free checks ranging from $20 to $400. The exact amount of the refund would depend on the plan and option they were enrolled in last year.

Parris -- whose district includes thousands of government workers and retirees -- warned the president that vetoing the bill (H.R. 3384) because of the premium formula change could mean that the refunds Reagan strongly supports might never be paid. Parris' letter noted that congressional approval of the rebates took nearly eight months, even with administration support.

Parris said the refunds are due employes and retirees because their "prudent" use of health insurance last year produced major financial reserves for many health plans. He also said costs to health plans are down because employes are paying a bigger share of their medical and hospital bills as a result of changes that the administration ordered in the federal health program. The federal program covers 11 million people, including half the population of metropolitan Washington.

The Virginia Republican told the president that the refunds are in "the best interest of the health programs . . . and the morale of thousands of this country's most dedicated and hard-working citizens. If you decide to veto . . . the future of the rebates will be seriously jeopardized and no one will benefit." Jobs

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