Merging state health plans put on table

Idea would help equalize premiums, legislators told

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:33 a.m.

The state would have to come up with $59.4 million a year to raise funding for public school employee health insurance to the same level provided for state employees' health plans, the director of the Department of Finance and Administration's Employee Benefits Division told lawmakers Tuesday.

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