TITLE

Escalating costs

AUTHOR(S)
Case, Ingrid
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Benefits Selling;Jul2012, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increasing cost of employees health care in the U.S. It describes the package where employer pays 50% of workers' basic health benefit, with a participation level between 50 to 60% and less insurance coverage. It cites issues that firms try to keep health costs at bay, which include lower participation, high-deductible health plans are cheaper options, and the option for PPO plan. It suggests that the better way to affect cost is to control the usage.
ACCESSION #
78386950

 

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