Employees to protest new health insurance plan at meeting
by Associated Press
Published: October 15,2012
JACKSON — Hinds County employees plan to protest the board of supervisor’s choice of a health insurance plan for the county.
Employees are being urged to make today’s meeting to voice their concerns over a policy approved Oct. 1 that will lower their current $5,000 deductible to either $500 or $1,000 but will raise their monthly premium for a single employee by $100.
Of the five supervisors, The Clarion-Ledger reports only supervisor and board president Robert Graham voted against the policy. He says it will raise the monthly premium per single employee to $173 and to a much higher amount for employees who also insure children and spouses.
The board voted to continue the county’s health insurance contract with United Healthcare.
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