Retirees Flee City Medicare Program as Deadline Looms for Move to Private Health Plan
Uncertainty about coverage and costs under Medicare Advantage has a quarter million former city workers on edge. Two lawsuits seeking to block the move are slated to be heard in court Wednesday.
Sam Mellins · October 20, 2021
Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) announced a contract agreement with city worker union DC37 president Lillian Roberts (center) and labor commissioner Bob Linn in July 2014. | Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio/Ed Reed
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Lainie Kitt (below) and her wife, Ronnie. | Courtesy of Lainie Kitt
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