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MSU Employee Insurance Won't Increase

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Tim Holbrook
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Morehead State University
New Regents Laura Russell, Chloe Marstiller, and Craig Preece were sworn into office by Judge David Barber during Thursday's quarterly Board of Regents meeting.

Morehead State University employees will not pay more for health coverage next year.  The announcement was made during Thursday morning’s regular Board of Regents meeting.

The University currently covers 79% of the cost of insurance for each employee, which is roughly $9,564 dollars per person. In 2023, MSU will actually increase its contribution to 80.1% or roughly $200 additional dollars per person.

MSU worked with an organization, Gallagher, which helped secure extended rates for employees. Mary Fister-Tucker is the Vice President of Fiscal Services at M-S-U.  She says they are working with Gallagher to also increase communication with employees.

The University also plans to expand its wellness program to include emotional well-being and behavioral stress options, which Fister-Tucker explained was something employees had expressed interest in seeing