State workers with Health Alliance insurance plans won't have to change to another provider after all. The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability voted on the matter yesterday. Danville Representative Chad Hays says the governor's plan to change healthcare providers was flawed from the beginning.
[audio:rddHealth1.mp3]A Word From Hays[/audio]
The move extends a temporary contract with the health insurance provider until June 30, 2012. Hays says he thinks lawmakers will be able to work out a long-range plan for state employee health insurance before that time is up.