city workers http://tspr.org en Macomb's Health Care Costs to Rise http://tspr.org/post/macombs-health-care-costs-rise <p>The City of Macomb and its workers are preparing to pay more for a key employee benefit.<br /><br />The plan calls for the city and workers to each contribute an added 6.5% to the Health Insurance Trust Fund beginning February 1.<br /><br />City Administrator Dean Torreson said the increase is necessary to prevent the fund from being vulnerable in the event costly claims need to be paid out.<br /><br />“Our goal here is to keep a good cash balance in our Trust Fund,” Torreson said.<br /> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:05:19 +0000 Rich Egger 311 at http://tspr.org Macomb's Health Care Costs to Rise