By Ken Anderson
The Northland Pines School District will save taxpayers nearly $100,000 after seeking competitive bids for providing group medical health insurance, according to district administrator Mike Richie.
“With Act 10, we could seek bids for our health coverage and we received five bids,” said Richie. “Of the bids, four actually would have increased our cost, and one, from the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA), reduced our cost by $99,121. Therefore, our rate is lower than last year.”
Under the WCA plan, the rate for a single