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Retiree subcommittee to vote this summer on insurance

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

  A previous version of this story said the committee will vote to endorse a retiree health insurance option on June 26. It will not. It plans to vote at some point during the summer. A subcommittee devoted to finding a solution to insurance for state retirees that balances cost to the state and to the retiree talked about a …

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Retiree skewers subcommittee for possible change in benefits

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

A retiree’s voice broke as she recounted to the SEBC Retiree Benefits Subcommittee on Friday what it would mean for her health coverage to change. “About 10 days ago, my husband was diagnosed with cancer,” Diana Noonan said in the Zoom call. “He had scheduled for surgery next week. And the word cancer is daunting, and it’s also been frightening, …

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State benefits committee may extend retiree health plan again

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

A state committee will vote April 24 on whether to once again extend retirees current health insurance for another six months. The State Employee Benefits Committee will vote on a recommendation from its retiree subcommittee about whether to extend the current plan, as it did in October amid an uproar over a planned change. The need for the plan to …