KISD to meet increased employee insurance coverage using federal funds

Thousands of Killeen Independent School District employees will not have to pay additional health insurance premiums this year, but district officials say the “disruption” won’t last forever.

In a 6-0 vote Tuesday, with board member JoAnn Purser absent, the Killeen ISD school board approved the district’s 2023 employee health insurance plan, opting to end the first year’s health insurance increase by spending $5.9 million in state aid. of the coronavirus. ESSER funds.

Insurance expert Tad Dorroh, with BKCW, and Stephanie Peterson, of Milliman in Dallas, advised board members of the Killeen Independent School District on health insurance options at the Aug. 16.