the State Health Plan solvent by reducing some benefits and raising
premiums by less than eight percent each year over the next two years.
Those members who smoke or are seriously overweight would be forced
into the state's most expensive health coverage option that carries the
highest deductibles and co-payments.
Create incentives to stop destructive and costly behavior. If we are going to discourage people from being unhealthy, the one sure way to get their attention is to hit them in the wallet.