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May 15, 2013
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Lawmakers ax PEBP wellness program

Employees who have complained repeatedly about the wellness program in their benefits package got their wish Tuesday when lawmakers voted to kill it, effective in fiscal year 2015. They might not, however, like that eliminating the program will add $50 a month to their premium costs beginning that year. State workers get a $50-a-month credit for participating in the program, which neatly offsets the $45-a-month premium they would otherwise have to pay, Public Employee Benefits Program Director Jim Wells said. PEBP officials say some people want the $50-a-month credit, but they don’t want to do any of the things the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 15, 2013 01:30AM Published May 15, 2013 01:30AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.