The Anchorage city government is looking to save money on health care costs by hiring a Seattle-based company to run a medical clinic for some of its employees, much as the Anchorage School District did a few months ago.

Anchorage Municipal Manager Mike Abbott said Tuesday that the city was in negotiations with the company, Vera Whole Health, to create a primary care clinic to serve about 1,500 employees and their families on the municipality's self-funded health insurance plan. Ona Brause, the mayor's acting chief of staff, said at a June meeting that the city hoped to have the clinic opened before the end of the year.

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