City of Minden employees will soon see their health insurance costs on the rise.

Minden Mayor Tommy Davis cited two consecutive years of “really high” claims as the reason why prices are going up. Davis did not have exact figures available, but indicated costs would be up nearly 30 percent on employee-only plans.

“That’s for employees only,” Davis said. “Everything is a little bit different. You have employee only, then you have employee and spouse, employee and child, employee, spouse and child; it all really depends on what the claims were.”

Other coverage groups will see a price increase, but at different


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