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Case: Labor Relations/Retiree Benefits (6th Cir.)

June 9, 2021, 4:29 PM

Kentucky Retirement Systems breached its contract with five retired police officers and former members of a police union who returned to work as civil servants in different jobs after retiring from the Louisville, Ky. police department, by canceling their free health insurance coverage and requiring them to pay premiums for new insurance on the ground that they have come out of retirement, the Sixth Circuit ruled. The Medicare Secondary Payor Act doesn’t bar Kentucky from providing these reemployed former police officers with their retirement insurance, the appeals court said, and the retired officers are entitled to reinstatement of their insurance ...

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