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County approves cheaper health plan


County approves cheaper health plan
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./Reprints at wilsoncountynews.com Ruby Nell Rosene, who resides on C.R. 144 southwest of Floresville, pulls railroad spikes and sharp stones from a bag as she addresses the Wilson County Commissioners Court Nov. 13. Rosene — saying she found these items on her road — used the items to illustrate her point about the road’s condition, which she said has been responsible for damaging countless tires.


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November 20, 2013
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Wilson County employees will now receive their health coverage through Humana.

The Wilson County Commissioners approved a new plan for county employees Nov. 13 during a regular meeting. The new plan will save the county more than $30 per employee, per month, equaling a savings of $145,000 per year on health insurance, the commissioners heard. The previous plan cost the county more than $1 million per year.

Previously, the county paid $727.58 per employee, per month. Under the new plan, the cost will be $691.28. The employee deductible also decreased from $1,500 per employee to $1,000 per employee.

Commissioners also approved the results of the Nov. 5 election after a canvass of the votes. See related story on page 1A, or see http://www.wilsoncountynews.com/article.php?id=54951.

In other business, the commissioners heard from two citizens regarding maintenance of roads in the county.

Rachel Schabell discussed a speeding problem on C.R. 101, and Ruby Rosene presented the problem of rocks puncturing tires on C.R. 144.

The commissioners also:

•Approved a request to set up a Christmas tree on the courthouse lawn and decorate the courthouse with lights.

•Discussed the County Information Resources Agency Services agreement. This was tabled, pending further changes.

Wilson County Commissioners Court regular meeting Nov. 13. In attendance: Wilson County Judge Marvin Quinney; commissioners Paul Pfeil, Ricky Morales, Albert Gamez Jr., and Larry Wiley; Assistant County Attorney Katherine Chapman; County Clerk Eva Martinez; Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr.; County Auditor Verna Gorzell; Wilson County Health and Public Safety Office Coordinator Edwin Baker; and Wilson County Emergency Management Coordinator LeAnn Hosek.

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squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
November 22, 2013 3:49pm
 
The savings may end up being a deferred payment for the 2015 country employees health plan. We will find out after the mid term elections. That should give a hint of what's coming. :)

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 22, 2013 3:33pm
 
Does anyone know the impact of the ACA on county employee health plans in 2015 ?

 
Finders  
Again  
November 21, 2013 8:41pm
 
OMG!! They are saving money, what is wrong with that. Man, what else are you going to complain about? First they spend to much. Now they aren't spending enough. Wow, didn't ask your permission to change companies to SAVE ... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
November 21, 2013 3:09pm
 
I was just wondering. Did you ever get permission from your boss to select your original plan? And, now, did you get permission from your boss to change your plan to Humana? Do they have all the details of what it will cost ... More ›

 
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November 21, 2013 8:35am
 
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