Retired city workers in New York City were upset with the downgraded healthcare plan under Medicare.
Retired City Workers in NYC Will Expect Changes in Health Insurance Following Downgraded Medicare Deal
According to reports from New York Post, the downgraded healthcare insurance will help the city save millions every year, which can be used to fund more programs allocated to help retired city workers, especially those not provided with the right healthcare benefits.
However, the downgraded healthcare plan will introduce stricter rules, which will reportedly lessen the healthcare coverage received by retired city workers, especially those who need medical benefits.
Recent Changes in Healthcare Coverage for Retired City Workers Receive Mixed Reactions from the Public
Following the recent changes in the healthcare plan for retired city workers, individuals and groups expressed their disagreement with the plan despite the promised benefits of the government, including how the changes will help save more funds in the future.
The current city workers were also alarmed that working in the government does not guarantee them healthcare coverage with the downgraded healthcare plan under Medicare—opposite to their purpose.