DOA, OGB backtrack on medical/pharmaceutical plans in face of litigation threat; to refund $4.5M to OGB members

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November 4, 2014
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November 10, 2014

You have to love the Division of Administration (DOA) and the Office of Group Benefits (OGB). Their concern for the 230,000 state employees, retirees and dependents is surpassed only by their arrogance.

Saying “We heard the financial concerns of our members and Legislators,” Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols made the self-serving announcement that OGB has decided to delay the effective date of changes arbitrarily (and illegally) implemented to medical and pharmacy plans from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30. OGB RELEASE

Click on the link below for entire story.

http://louisianavoice.com/2014/11/05/doa-ogb-backtrack-on-medicalpharmaceutical-plans-in-face-of-litigation-threat-to-refund-4-5m-to-ogb-members/

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