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Teachers Health Insurance Fund Facing Bankruptcy

Clark County School District Teachers are concerned because they are facing two very unpalatable choices for health insurance: steep premium rises to keep the trust from going bankrupt or pay the doctor's bill themselves. The problem has arisen in recent years because the Teachers Health Trust - the union-run health fund - has run its reserves dangerously low. The union asked the school district to increase premiums but now district refused saying it would breach the contract. So what can teachers' do? What is the future of the Teachers' Health Trust?
Trevon Milliard, Schools Reporter, Las Vegas Review-Journal

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