Medical Benefits committee announces '08 rates

9/13/2007

The Board of Medical Benefits set health insurance rates for 2008 at its meeting Sept. 13.

The 2007 Annual Conference approved maximum rates for the coming year. 

Premiums for retirees, spouses, and individuals on Medicare will not increase. Rates for the active participants in both of the conference's self-insured plans will increase as projected at conference. 

The rates for 2008:

$600 Deductible Plan
• Participant premium, $112
• Spouse premium, $529
• Dependent premium, $458
• Full family premium, $700
• Salary paying unit premium, $617

High Deductible Plan
• Participant premium, $94
• Spouse premium, $450
• Dependent premium, $390
• Full family premium, $595
• Salary paying unit premium, $617
• Participant on Medicare A & B, $345
• Spouse on Medicare A & B, $236

For information about medical benefits, contact the conference office at 601-354-0515 or toll-free 866-647-7486.