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Lawsuit Aimed at Retaining Benefits

April 29th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A pending lawsuit aimed at retaining prescription drug benefits for retired state employees in Maryland could soon become a class-action lawsuit. New legislation guaranteeing limited out-of-pocket prescription expenses for retired state employees was approved by the General Assembly earlier this month- however there are any number of potential legal actions that could create a roadblock.

The bill still will require eligible state retirees to sign up for Medicare Part D, but will keep the out-of-pocket cap at $1,500 for those who began work for the state before July 1, 2011, and retire before Dec. 31. Delegate Wendell Beitzel told the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce that angry and frightened retirees responded with demands for relief — and a pending lawsuit…

 

One Response to “Lawsuit Aimed at Retaining Benefits”

  1. May 07, 2019 at 1:37 pm, Joe Wellberg said:

    Maryland can’t afford it because they got to fund all these leeches

    Reply

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