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Lee Co. employees could see an increase in health care costs

LEE CO., GA (WALB) -

Some Lee County employees could see substantial increases in their health care costs.

Thursday night County commissioners approved insurance changes for next year.

Employees who have standard health coverage but opt out of the preferred wellness program will pay 35-percent more.

County leaders say most employees are part of the wellness program.

The new rates go into effect February 1st.

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