The District recently published a news release highlighting the new Anthem Medicare Advantage Plan. The initiative saves $50 million annually in healthcare costs, and reduces the other post-employment benefits obligation by $3.8 billion. (Click HERE to read the complete news release.)
Press releases by nature cannot be comprehensive. Thus, it becomes important to provide historical context to drive home the importance of the Health Benefits Committee (HBC) to the process; and the reason why as labor partners we must always continue as a united front when it comes to healthcare.