Health Care Reform Heightens Employers' Strategic Plans for Health Care Benefits

August 2013
Insurance Broadcasting;8/22/2013, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the 2013 Health Care Changes Ahead Survey by the professional services firm Towers Watson & Co. regarding the impact of the health care reform on the health care benefits offered by employers. The survey reveals that the companies are concerned about the predicted 5.2 percent rise in the health care costs and increase in the excise tax in 2014. It mentions that employers are planning to implement changes in the health programs for all employees and retirees.


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