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County employees will have lesson on insurance policies

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By The Staff

SHEPHERDSVILLE - Buddy Smith was given a simple task - find a way to provide health insurance options for county employees with little or no increase in premiums.

Daunting when the first estimate from the county’s current carrier, Humana, came back with a 45 percent hike.

As normal, Smith then went to the available insurers and began to seek out policies.

In the end, the county had one option - Humana.

Smith said it is difficult for carriers to keep rates steady when premiums accounted for $1 million in the past year and claims exceeded $1.5 million.


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