By Brad McElhinny, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Public Employees Insurance Agency is on solid financial footing for now, but is keeping a close eye on a trend of people leaving their school or state positions.
During a PEIA Finance Board meeting on Thursday, agency officials including director Ted Cheatham acknowledged watching the effects of a shrinking pool of members.
The number is a couple thousand a year, Cheatham said.
On the one hand, that is fewer people being served by the state’s insurance plan. On the other hand, that’s fewer people paying premiums.