Benefits in the Balance: The Uncertain Future of Public Health Retiree Coverage

Benefits in the Balance: The Uncertain Future of Public Health Retiree Coverage

According to Benefits in the Balance: The Uncertain Future of Public Health Retiree Coverage (21 pages, PDF), gains in life expectancy and rising healthcare costs threaten the long-term financial viability of retiree health benefits for many of California's public-sector employees. Published by the California HealthCare Foundation, the report assesses current and forecasted retiree healthcare spending by county, city, school district, and government type, and includes data on the characteristics of public-sector retirees and the benefits they receive.