Commissioners add premiums, cut spouse coverage from county insurance plan

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By Brian Slattery

BOLIVIA — Brunswick County commissioners approved a $1.5 million insurance plan for employees for 2014-15.

But it will be the last year spouses can be added to the county plan.

Spouses already under the insurance plan will be grandfathered in, but those who are not signed up with the program by July 1 will be excluded.

The new insurance plan also added a yearly premium for employees, their spouses and children.

Commissioners and county staff met in two workshops to explore various options for providing insurance while keeping rising costs down.

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