As Budgets Tighten, Segal Profiles the Status of State Employee Health Benefits

Source: J. Richard Johnson and Heather Kazemi, HR News, Vol. 75 no. 8, August 2009
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With tax revenues falling and health care costs rising, nearly every state is facing a crisis. Unwilling or unable to raise taxes and fees, most have begun taking a close look at their employee health benefits to identify opportunities for controlling costs.

With that goal in mind, The Segal Company has conducted a Study of State Employee Health Benefits as a resource for government leaders. The study, which covers all states and the District of Columbia, reflects benefits offered to active, full-time employees in 2009.

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