The biggest planned increases affect 380 retirees under age 65 who are covered by the city's self-funded group indemnity plan. The group includes former police officers but also others.
It is administered by
Compared to health maintenance organizations, or HMOs, and preferred provider organizations, or PPOs, indemnity plans generally give patients the ability to choose their own medical providers.
"We need to support these police officers, guys," said Foshee, a former member of the council from
Her husband was Sgt.
"It's not for a lack of attention, I can assure you of that," Cornett said. "But right now, we don't know how it's going to turn out."
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