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Tag: Public Employees Benefits Board


PEBB lowers health premiums for many state employees in 2013

The Public Employees’ Benefits Board voted Wednesday to set health-premium rates for 338,000 state workers, dependents and retirees in 2013. In a bit of a surprise, rates are going down for participants in the most popular plan, Uniform Medical.

Details are scheduled to be posted Thursday morning here on the state Health Care Authority’s site. Update: The complete chart is here.

In the meantime, the Washington Federation of State Employees put out an alert to members that hailed lower costs for Uniform Medical Plan enrollees but objected to rates going up for Group Health

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