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School board OKs health plan changes

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The board pays about 80 percent of members’ premiums, and Null said the third party administrator has advised that on self-insured programs the employees should be paying at least 25 percent, as opposed to the current 20 percent school board employees pay.

“With the way things are looking, we might have to pass on insurance premiums to the employees in the future,” she said.

School Board Business Manager George Murphy said continuing increases are due to greater utilization of the insurance and increasing fees from doctors and hospitals.

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