health premiums less than states premiums
The cost of health insurance
premiums for U.Va. employees will remain lower than those of the
states health insurance plan, even if Gov. Mark Warners
proposed increases pass the General Assembly.
employees are not subject to the state insurance premium increases,
since we have our own self-insured health plan, wrote U.Va.
Vice President for
Finance Yoke San Reynolds in a memo sent via e-mail Feb. 4
to all employees. Her message accompanied a statewide notice from
Sandra D. Bowen, state secretary of administration, that mentioned
some of the governors budget details, including health insurance.
Warners proposal, the states single employee premiums
would be $20 per month, compared with U.Va.s premium of
$15 per month; the states family monthly premiums would
go up to $229, compared with U.Va.s monthly premium of $196
new premium prices began in January, because the self-insured
plan is administered on a calendar-year schedule. The states
plan follows its fiscal year, with increases to take effect July