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PEIA to hike rates

 Beckley (WVVA) The Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) is touring the state with a proposal to cut $40 million in health care benefits.

The agency is responsible for covering more than 210-thousand West Virginia public workers. 

The cuts would take effect in July of 2015 for public workers and January of 2016 for retirees. 

Earlier this week, PEIA released the following public hearing schedule:

Registration for the 6 p.m. hearings below starts at 5 p.m. You must register to speak. If you can't attend a hearing, you may provide input by completing the Plan Year 2016 Survey.

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 – Beckley
Tamarack – Ballroom A
One Tamarack Park, Beckley, WV

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 – Huntington
Marshall Medical School – Harless Auditorium
1600 Medical Center Drive, Huntington, WV

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 – Martinsburg
Holiday Inn – Foxcroft Ballroom
301 Foxcroft Avenue, Martinsburg, WV

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 – Morgantown
Ramada Inn – Grand Ballroom
20 Scott Avenue, Morgantown, WV

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 – Wheeling
WV Northern Community College – Auditorium
1704 Market Street, Wheeling, WV

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 – Charleston
Charleston Civic Center – Little Theater
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV

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