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By Karla Pomeroy

The good and the bad of health insurance

Changes made to Worland’s school district plan, helps the district, hurts employees


April 12, 2017

WORLAND – The Washakie County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees received good news and bad news regarding health insurance costs.

At a special work session Monday night, Business Manager Jack Stott said the increase the district would have faced was 6.5 percent, about $200,000, which was better than the $300,000 they had estimated.

However, Stott said at the WSBAIT (Wyoming School Board Association Insurance Trust) meeting, the group opted for some plan changes, which ultimately means there will not be an increase in cost to the district, but there are additional costs to employees....

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