NYC Council Has No Plan to Pass Bill that Would Let Mayor Adams Charge Retired City Workers for Health Care: ‘It’s Dead’
January 19, 2023
In "NYC Council has no plan to pass bill that would let Mayor Adams charge retired city workers for health care: ‘It’s dead’," the Daily News article covers the city council leaders' announcement on Thursday, January 19, that they are not planning to pass a bill backed by Mayor Adams. This bill, if passed, would amend the city administrative code 12-126 and would allow the city to charge health insurance to its retired municipal workers.
Last year, the city tried to implement $191 premiums on individuals that refused to switch into the new Medicare Advantage, a far inferior health care plan with prior authorization hurdles. Partner Steve Cohen and Sara Mark, based on the administrative code 12-126, have represented the retirees in lawsuits to stop the city and protect the retirees' health care plans.
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