Wal-Mart To Trim U.S. Healthcare Coverage.
The changes, which affect U.S. associates who work for Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, are being explained during the current fall enrollment period before they take effect in January.
Preventive care such as annual checkups remains fully covered. Wal-Mart will now provide $250 for associates to use for healthcare expenses that are not covered, down from $500, and will provide $500 for families, down from $1,000.
Those who use tobacco products will also pay more, with rates varying by the type of plan someone chooses…Read more here. That’ll teach those OWS Wal-Mart Flash Mob Protesters.