The city switched health insurance plans for retirees last year in a move to save money.
Coverage went from a traditional
But 122 of the roughly 200 retirees sued the city over the move, saying they had been guaranteed to stay on the Blue plan.
As the suit unfolded, the city moved the remaining retirees, who were not part of the suit, to the Humana plan.
But federal regulations require more than 50 percent of workers to be part of the Humana plan, otherwise it is not permitted to continue in the second year.
The city recently received notice that the Humana plan could not be offered for another year.
The council will vote this Thursday on a resolution that would move those on the Humana plan to one from United Healthcare F and D.
"This decision is coming fast, but it (
"The alternative is to put everybody back on the Blue plan, which could require a big tax increase."
The suit is still pending.
The meeting is set for
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