RATE INCREASE: Insurance rates for town employees go up
CHURUBUSCO — At a short meeting Wednesday, town council members learned of an inevitable rate increase for insurance.Council member Mark Conrad explained the Physicians Health Plan (PHP) rate increase and discussed what the change would mean for town employees. Physicians Health Plan is an insurance group provider that provides town employees with health care coverage.The proposed PHP increase would be 17 percent. Council President Frank Kessler said in light of the increase, the town would most likely keep the current insurance plan.“We have looked at other options,” Kessler said. “Unfortunately, a 17 percent increase is not unheard of in recent years.” part-time deputy marshal to help with current hour conflicts. For a more in depth look at this story, see the Nov. 26 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.