OEBB Cuts Drug Benefit, Increases Dental Fees to Keep Costs Down

The board tried to avoid cuts to teachers’ health benefits by encouraging them to shift to coordinated care, by cutting administrative costs and by offering more catastrophic plans, but some small benefit cuts were enacted for the next school year.

The Oregon Educators Benefit Board approved a list of creative solutions to keep the health benefits for the state’s teachers below the caps mandated by the Legislature.

Educators Benefit Board Expects $700,000 Surplus

The Lund Report
The latest figures are based on expenditures through August of this year and represent a 50-day working capital balance

November 15, 2010 -- While state agencies slash expenses and struggle to achieve mandatory budget cuts, the Oregon Educators Benefit Board is projecting a budget surplus of more than half a million dollars

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