CalPERS passes health insurance premium hikes
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- The CalPERS board announced its intention to raise premiums by an average of 4.1 percent on Thursday.
The premium hike is on top of last year's 9 percent increase.
Employees with HMO plans through CalPERS will see a premium increase of slightly more than five percent while those with PPO plans will pay three percent more.
CalPERS is the nation's second-largest health insurance buyer.
CALPERS, health care, health insurance, politics
- Suspect in San Francisco police shooting arrested 23 min ago
- Pedestrian fatally struck by SUV on NB Highway 880
- PM: Won't budge '1 centimeter' from Ukrainian land
- Missing 11-year-old boy Bryan Lazo found
- Immigration detainees continue hunger strike 25 min ago
- Teenage boy killed trying to walk across Highway 85
- Dozens injured after stage collapses at SoCal school
- Tucson courting car maker Tesla for 6,500 jobs
- Wolff: Temporary baseball stadium for A's possible
- '300' sequel rules box office with $45.1M debut 33 min ago
- Toddler uses FaceTime to save mom after dog attack
- Wheel of Fortune is in Northern California!
- weather: Bay Area weather forecast for Sunday
- roundup: Fatal bar shooting; Utility truck thefts
- Suspect in San Francisco police shooting...
23 min ago