Why ActiveCare may be on the verge of a big, big problem
In the Weeds is a new feature in which we veer off the beaten path to try to demystify complex issues. This week, we’ll explain why a District of Innovation loophole is costing the state’s school health insurance plan – and you – big bucks.
What do Districts of Innovation have to do with health insurance?
So far, 145 school districts have used their DOI status and a loophole in the law to compete with TRS-ActiveCare, and it’s increasing costs for everyone in the plan. Depending on whether/how the legislature reacts, and whether more districts take advantage of the loophole, employees may end up paying considerably higher premiums for ActiveCare next year. Click here to read more.