Ex-AMHC workers to lose health benefits – The Daily Advance

Former employees of Albemarle Mental Health Center who lost their jobs in the agency’s financial implosion last year are now losing their health benefits as well.

Joy Futrell, chief financial officer for East Carolina Behavioral Health, explained last week that the ECBH group insurance plan through Blue Cross-Blue Shield is up for renewal March 1. When Blue Cross first indicated it wouldn’t renew the group plan for AMHC, Futrell said she and the insurance agent who works with ECBH “pushed and begged” for a renewal of the AMHC plan.

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