Summary Changes to State Health Benefit Plans

Health benefit plan changes (summary)

Quick Facts:

  • The Program covers over 70,000 active employees and nearly 40,000 retirees and their eligible dependents
  • Total Program medical costs for Fiscal Year 2011 were $1.2 billion and FY2012 medical costs are projected to be nearly 5% higher
  • Projected medical costs for FY13 are anticipated to be 6% higher than FY12
  • Emergency room use for non-emergency conditions increased over 6% over the past two fiscal years

Last updated: August 22, 2012

Last updated: August 22, 2012