Columbia County continues to Save Money with Change in Healthcare Provider

“Dean Care will, indeed, raise its rates for health insurance coverage for Columbia County employees, the County Board’s human resources committee heard Wednesday.

But questions remain about how the rate hike will affect retired county employees who participate in the Dean health plan available to retirees — about 23 retirees, who are younger than age 65 and not yet eligible for Medicare. The county does not offer coverage through Dean to retirees age 65 and older.”

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