Better insurance comes at cost for Bellevue

BELLEVUE Bellevue officials didn't cry "ouch" after switching insurance carriers.
Cory Frolik
May 24, 2010

BELLEVUE

Bellevue officials didn't cry "ouch" after switching insurance carriers.

The new rate, after all, is better than the one offered by the city's previous health insurance carrier, Medical Mutual of Ohio.

But it is wrong to call the change painless, said Jeff Crosby, Bellevue's safety-service director.