Increase in UC Cost of Health Benefits for 2009
  • Healthnet: 11.2%

  • Kaiser: 8.6%

  • WHA: 7.3%

  • Blue Cross plus: 6.5%

  • Blue Cross PPO: minus 1.4%

UC wants to increase our costs by this amount.

Those bargaining units still in bargaining will not pay the increased premiums until they approve a contract that includes these increases.

Open enrollment will by October 25, 2008 through November 25, 2008.