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Commonwealth faces $13.3b healthcare bill for retirees

Panel says state needs 20-year savings plan

By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / August 6, 2008

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The state must come up with about $200 million a year for the next 20 years to pay off an estimated $13.3 billion in looming healthcare costs for its retirees, according to a stark new report by a Beacon Hill commission. (Full article: 672 words)

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