Healthcare premiums increase for some retired state employees

Health insurance just got more expensive for some retired North Carolina state employees.

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The Medicare Advantage Plan Board of Trustees unanimously voted to increase premiums starting next year, according to our partners at the Charlotte Observer.

Medicare Advantage Base:

  • Retiree only: The cost will remain at zero dollars.

  • Retiree plus a child or children: The cost will jump from $4 to $37

  • Retiree plus spouse: The cost will jump from $4 to $37

  • Retiree plus family: The cost will jump from $8 to $74 Medicare Enhanced:

  • Retiree only: The cost will drop from $73 to $67

  • Retiree plus a child or children: The cost will jump from $146 to $167

  • Retiree plus spouse: The cost will jump from $146 to $167

  • Retiree plus family: The cost will jump from $219 to $267

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