Re: Pierce Transit Proposition 1.
Pierce Transit employees do not have “Cadillac insurance.” We have two choices: Group Health and Regence. We have a deductible, co-pays and a monthly premium, just like any other Pierce County resident who has a job that provides health insurance.
The only difference is we have a “high experience rating.” When Pierce Transit goes out yearly to get medical insurance, it is faced with the fact that the employees at Pierce Transit have a high usage of the medical insurance, therefore the rates offered are very high from the insurance brokers.
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