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Employer health costs to rise 5%

Employer-based health care benefits costs are expected to rise 5% next year, according to the National Business Group on Health......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 12th, 2017

Employer health benefit costs expected to rise 5%

Employer-based health care benefits costs are expected to rise 5% next year, according to the National Business Group on Health......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 12th, 2017

Employer health benefit costs expected to rise 5% next year

Workers, get ready to pay more for health benefits next year......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 12th, 2017

Here"s how much employers will spend on health care for each worker

Large companies expect costs to rise by 5 percent (again) in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 9th, 2017

Here"s how much employers will spend on health care for each worker

Large companies expect costs to rise by 5 percent (again) in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 9th, 2017

More upstate NY construction firms offering health savings accounts

Most employers offer an HMO or PPO plan to employees. Premiums have risen, from $313 in 2009 for a single plan to $682 today. Costs are also higher for family plans. The employer's share of the coverage has also gone up......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2017

The Conversation: Why competition hasn’t slashed the cost of health care

The rapid rise in adminstrative costs is a big factor driving health-care inflation. Blame our experiment in creating more competition among providers, says Gerald Friedman......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 30th, 2017

GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise

Republicans are touting lower premiums under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical bills......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2017

Is self-funding a viable option for your business’ health plan?

Despite the differences of opinion about healthcare legislation, everyone can agree that something must be done to curb the rising costs. With more than half of working Americans getting their insurance from employer-sponsored plans, the cost burden falls.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2017

45% say health costs will be "worse" with GOP bill

Nearly half of Americans think their health care costs will rise under GOP health care bill, according to new Kaiser poll......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 31st, 2017

Americans think heath costs will rise with GOP bill

Nearly half of Americans think their health care costs will rise under GOP health care bill, according to new Kaiser poll......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 31st, 2017

More pay out-of-pocket for specialty care

Despite ongoing efforts at health reform and expanded access, health care costs in the United States continue to rise......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2017

Government Costs Could Rise $2.3B Without Obamacare Payments

A study found the U.S. government's costs could increase by $2.3 billion in 2018 if Congress and President Donald Trump decide not to fund Obamacare-related payments to health insurers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 25th, 2017

VIDEO: Renowned KC cardiologist: "Our work has never been more important"

Dr. John Spertus, cardiologist and director of outcomes research for Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, said the tracking of patient outcomes would become increasingly important as health care costs rise. Health outcomes research, the study .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2017

Millennials are skipping doctor visits to avoid high healthcare costs, study finds

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesAmericans are feeling increasingly exposed to higher healthcare costs. In particular, high-deductible health plans are on the rise. According to a September survey, the percentage of workers wit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2017

WHO: Smoking deaths to rise a third by 2030

Smoking will kill a third more people per year by 2030, and it costs the global economy more than $1 trillion per annum, a World Health Organisation study said Tuesday. Lucy Fielder reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 12th, 2017

KPMGVoice: Why Health Plan Access Standards Need An Update

As healthcare costs continue to rise, payers and providers accept accountability for coordination of care, patient expectations change, and medical technology keeps advancing, health .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 21st, 2016

Poor Health Habits Push Global Employer Costs Up 8%

Average health cost increases for global employer-sponsored plans are rising 8.2% in 2017, which is nearly triple the general inflationary rate, according to an Aon analysis. Average health cost increases for global employer-sponsored plans are risi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesDec 15th, 2016

Consumer Driven Health Care: Pre-Tax Dollars Save Money On Quality Coverage [INOFGRAPHIC]

In recent years, traditional employer-managed health care has given way to a new concept in medical cost-management known as consumer driven health care (CDH). As the name suggests, the goals of CDH are to reduce costs for employers, empower employees to.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 4th, 2016

Middle-Class Americans Face Biggest Strain Under Rising Obamacare Costs

Last month, officials announced health care costs under the Affordable Care Act are expected to rise 22 percent. Rachel Martin speaks with Lindsay Travnicek, an Arizona woman who may forgo coverage. Last month, officials announced health care costs .....»»

Category: topSource: nprNov 6th, 2016

Workplace benefits of all stripes are becoming harder to come by

Brace yourself for another year of stinging health insurance costs. As open enrollment periods begin in workplaces, workers are facing the annual shock of rising health care costs. You may not see a horrible rise in premiums — at least not an increase a.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneNov 6th, 2016