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Finance committee recommends retiree health care change


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors Finance Committee is hoping a change to the county’s employee handbook will save the county some money as it voted Thursday to recommend the full board consider changing the policy regarding retiree health care.

Under the current policy, county employees can choose to pay to stay on the county’s health insurance policy after they retire until they become eligible for Medicare.

The committee is recommending the policy be changed so that employees would need to acquire different insurance after their ret...

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