UAF Staff, Faculty Vent over Hiked Health Insurance Costs

Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks

University of Alaska-Fairbanks faculty and staff met last night to vent concerns and anger over the administration’s proposals to hike the cost of university health insurance. Anchorage campus faculty and staff will meet over the issue Thursday. University employees statewide are facing higher deductibles, higher premiums, higher prescription co-pays and many other cost increases under a set of proposals unveiled earlier this month.

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