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June 16, 2019

Open letter to Janet Napolitano, President of Univ. of California

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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:00 am

I am writing to you as a retiree of the University of California, having worked as a mathematician at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for over 34 years. I retired as a UC employee in 2002. I am 76 years old.

For all of those years, I was repeatedly promised, in various UC employee literature, that my wife and I would have access to UC-sponsored health insurance plans after retirement. Starting in 2008, that promise was broken. As a result of being in the much smaller LLNS retiree insurance risk pool, my (non-Medicare) health insurance premiums have cost me about $5000 annually more than they would if I were covered by a similar UC-sponsored plan.

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